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Grade Level: 9-12
Science Education Standards: Science and Technology -- Content Standard D
Energy in the Earth System
Heating of Earth's surface and atmosphere by the sun drives convection within the atmosphere and oceans, producing winds and ocean currents.
Short Description: This activity, by Paper Plate Education, models why Venus' transits come in pairs that are eight years apart, followed alternately by spans of 121 ½ years and 105 ½ years.
Source: Paper Plate Education