Kuiper Belt Teacher Resources
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Explore the Solar System: 360 Degree Interactive Tour
5 mins 6th - 12th
Go on a galactic tour like no other! The perfect idea to wrap up a solar-system unit, an interactive video leads the class from the sun to the Kuiper Belt. Pan around the screen as the narrator describes each of the main features in our...
Round and Round We Go — Exploring Orbits in the Solar System
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Math and science come together in this cross-curricular astronomy lesson plan on planetary motion. Starting off with a hands-on activity that engages the class in exploring the geometry of circles and ellipses, this lesson plan then...
The Journey to Pluto, the Farthest World Ever Explored
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
In 2006, scientists launched a mission to explore Pluto and beyond. In 2015, after a challenge just days before approaching Pluto, New Horizons completed its first objective. The mission continues, and detailed reports are set to begin...
Exploring the Solar System: All About Spacecraft/Spaceflight
9th - 12th
Rarely do you find resources that reach high school astronomy learners. Here is something at their level! The physics of flyby missions is explained via several examples. Landing, penetrating, and roving spacecraft are examined. Diagrams...
Extreme Exploration-Solar System Missions Timeline Activity
5th - 8th
Students make observations, collect data, and make simulated mission decisions as they depict robotic exploration. They identify planetary bodies in our solar system that are mission targets. Pupils research solar system missions and...