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Unlocking the Mysteries: Science on the Edge of Our Solar System
Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8
Lesson Time: 30-60 Minutes
Body: Our Solar System

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Short Description: "Unlocking the Mysteries: Science on the Edge of Our Solar System" encourages students to think about the mysteries and wonders of the solar system and consider the possibilities.

This education module features the award-winning 29-minute Discovery Program overview video, Unlocking Mysteries of Our Solar System, which takes you along on the explorations of NASA's Discovery missions.

Why We Chose This Lesson
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

Read more: NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas

Practices:

  • 8-Obtaining, evaluating and communicating information

Read more: Science and Engineering Practices in the NGSS

Crosscutting Concepts:

  • 4-Systems and system models

Read more: NGSS Crosscutting Concepts

Credit: Discovery Program


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Last Updated: 26 Aug 2014