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Candy Gas Giants

Candy Gas Giants

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Short Description: Students make two edible or non-edible models of the Earth and one of their favorite gas giants. They explore the differences in size and composition of layers through choices of materials.

Topic: Windy Worlds: Gas Giants, Atmospheres and Weather

Grade Level: K-4

Body: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune

Mission: Cassini (Saturn), Galileo (Jupiter), Juno (Jupiter), Pioneer 10 (Jupiter), Pioneer 11 (Saturn), Voyager 1 (Our Solar System), Voyager 2 (Our Solar System)

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Source: Lunar and Planetary Institute

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