Grade Level: 6-8
Lesson Time: Less Than 30 Minutes
Deep Space Network (Our Solar System)
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Short Description: The Catalina Sky Survey near Tucson, Ariz., discovered two small asteroids on the morning of Sunday, September 5, 2010 during a routine monitoring of the skies.
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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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- 5-Energy and matter: flows, cycles and conversation
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