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Modeling Solar System Objects
Grade Level: 5-8, 9-12
Science Education Standards:
Earth and Space Science -- Content Standard D
- The Earth processes we see today, including erosion, movement of lithospheric plates and changes in atmospheric composition, are similar to those that occurred in the past. Earth history is also influenced by occasional catastrophes, such as the impact of an asteroid or comet.
Transfer of Energy
- Energy is a property of many substances and is associated with heat, light, electricity, mechanical motion, sound, nuclei, and the nature of a chemical. Energy is transferred in many ways.
Short Description: This activity will illustrate the similarities and differences in craters formed by three different cratering processes: impact, volcanic explosion and volcanic eruption.
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