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LPI’s 2020 Solar System Exploration
LPI’s 2020 Solar System Overview
PowerPoints available through NASA’s Museum Alliance
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Night Sky Network’s SpaceRocks
Night Sky Network’s Guide to the Solar System
Night Sky Network’s New Horizon
Night Sky Network’s To the Moon
Jump to Jupiter
Create a scale model of the solar system, counting the number of jumps to each planet.
Kid Moon: Splat!
Use water balloons as a model of impacts, comparing the width of the balloon to the width of the splatter.
Investigating the Insides
Make observations of mystery “planets” to infer their composition and structure.
Heavyweight Champion: Jupiter
Weigh yourself on other worlds using modified scales.
Compare images of Mars' surface features with Earth’s.
Dry Ice Comet
Make a model of a comet with dry ice and other ingredients to demonstrate the comet nucleus, coma, and outgassing.
Space Rocks: A Meteorite Board Game
Learn about meteoroids, meteors, meteorites, asteroids, and comets as you move from outer space to Earth’s surface.
Examine rock samples to determine which are meteorites and which are not.
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