Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12
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Short Description: This is a free multimedia software application that facilitates scientific analysis by allowing virtually any pictures, graphics, animations and movies to be compared side by side. The solar system dataset contains comparisons of the planets and major moons within our solar system. Users can upload graphical, animated, interactive, textual, and audio-formatted content into the categories and attributes grid and then supplement their data with customized multiple choice and summary assessment tests.
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This lesson was chosen for its quality and potential alignment to Next Generation Science Standards.
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Disciplinary Core Ideas
- ESS1: Earth's Place in the Universe
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- 5-Using mathematics and computational thinking
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- 3-Scale, proportion and quantity
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Credit: NASA Quest