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Heavyweight Champion: Jupiter and The Pull of the Planets Unit
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Heavyweight Champion: Jupiter and The Pull of the Planets Unit
Grade Level: K-2, 3-5
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Body: Jupiter
Mission: Juno (Jupiter)

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Short Description: The students explore gravity and its relationship to weight by weighing themselves on scales modified to represent weights on other worlds, and compare the features of different planets to determine which characteristics cause a planet to have more or less gravity.

Why We Chose This Lesson
This lesson was chosen for its quality and potential alignment to Next Generation Science Standards.

Credit: Lunar and Planetary Institute


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Last Updated: 1 Jul 2014