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The Voyage Scale Model Solar System
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The Voyage Scale Model Solar System

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Short Description: In October 2001, the Voyage Scale Model Solar System opened in Washington, DC, displaying a one to ten billion scale of the sizes of the sun and planets, and the distances between them. In this lesson, students will replicate the Voyage model to experience the size of the solar system.

Topic: Scale of Our Solar System

Grade Level: 9-12

Body: Our Solar System, Mercury

Mission: Voyager 1 (Our Solar System), Voyager 2 (Our Solar System)

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Source: e National Center for Earth and Space Science Education, Universities Space Research Association


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