Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8
Lesson Time: 30-60 Minutes
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
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- 8-Obtaining, evaluating and communicating information
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- 4-Systems and system models
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Credit: Discovery Program