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Earth & Space - The Earth in space - Space & the Solar System - G18



ISE 5-14 Curriculum Support Materials                                                           Overview advice

Group 18 exemplar Earth & Space  - Space & the Solar System - Earth Scale Diagram   Relay for Space  Scaled Sizes of Planets   Galactic Game Cards    Space & the Solar System (Word)

Astronomy Picture of the Day Archive - NASA

A relay game for Space & the Solar System

Observation exercise about the planets - keep watching and make notes

New Media - Multimedia Science School (reference only to CD-ROM based resource used in several LAs and schools) - Planet Analyser - Simple to use database of the planets allowing tabular/graphical representation of data such as distance from the Sun, average temperature, no. of moons, density, gravitational field strength and time to orbit the Sun (in terms of Earth years).

The following sites may be useful for other lessons throughout this unit on the Solar System :-
Space Images Archive   Whoosh about the Planets   ScienceWeb - Earth, Sun & Moon
Newton's Apple - Hubble Telescope     Newton's Apple - Kids on Mars
Newton's Apple - Meteors     Newton's Apple - Solar Eclipse
University of Leicester - Guide to Space & Astronomy
NASA Starchild - Learning Centre for Young Astronomers
NASA Kids - The Solar System  
NASA Spacelink Lithograph Set  - Great poster-type info    Solar System Puzzle Kit - simple & useful activity pdf file for the planets  
NASA Multimedia Gallery
Astronomy Picture of the Day with explanation

NASA - Astromaterials Curation - Activities & ideas to explore meteorites from Outer Space which have landed in Antarctica

Near Earth Asteroid Rendevous - Discovery is NEAR

Scottish Space Foundation
Ginn New Star Science - Yr 6 – Forces in Action Tasks 5, 6, 8
Worksheet C1 (G)

Spotlight Science - 15c
Starting Science - SO-11.1
Drawing circles, circumference, diameter, radius, measuring relative distances - Maths

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