Big or Small: Measure It All
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Satellites and telescopes look at distances that are difficult for us to measure (large numbers, areas of circles, angles and altitude).


Lesson Plans

Lift Off! — Make a toilet-paper model of the solar system. Make a straw-powered rocket, measure the distance the rocket will travel and graph the results.

How Much Do You Weigh on Other Planets? — Students calculate what their weight would be on other planets.
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