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Jupiter's Moon

For Students 6th - 12th
You'll be over the moon for an out-of-this-world video! Introduce your class to Jupiter's many moons with a brief but interesting resource. The narrator tells the stories of the four largest bodies, explains why Jupiter has attracted so...
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The Moons of Jupiter

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Middle schoolers analyze given data on density and diameter of objects in space by graphing the data and then discussing their findings. This ninth installment of a 22-part series emphasizes the Galilean moons as compared to other objects. 
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Jupiter: The Largest Planet

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Kids will love this video. Dramatic and informative, this clip describes the gas giant, Jupiter. They'll hear about Jupiter's moons, history, composition, and size in relation to Earth. It takes one thousand Earths to compose one...
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The Moons of Jupiter

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can you name the three planets with rings in our solar system? Everyone knows Saturn, many know Uranus, but most people are surprised to learn that Jupiter also has a ring. The third in a series of six teaches pupils what is around...
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Finding Jupiter's Moons

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students explore Jupiter's Moons. They calculate and predict the location of Jupiter's 4 large moons. In addition, they draw Jupiter with its moons correctly shown for the time of the observation.
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Jupiter's Moons

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students predict which of Jupiter's moons will be the "brightest" in infrared wavelengths. Using provided information, they rank the moos from brightes to faintest in infrared.
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Jupiter

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Young astronomers read an informational text on the gas giant, Jupiter. Then they answer four multiple choice questions based on what they read.
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Sun, Earth, and Moon

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Cute graphics make this an attractive presentation for upper elementary classrooms, and multiple choice questions make it interactive as well. There is, however, a lack of coherence. For example, slide #4 addresses the air we breathe,...
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Earth Science

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
A slide for each of the planets (including recently downgraded Pluto), the sun, our moon, four of Jupiter's moons, and the rings of Saturn make up this visually appealing PowerPoint. A few facts for each body in the solar system...
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Exploring Jupiter: Galileo Curriculum Module Issue One

For Students 5th - 6th
In this exploring Jupiter:  Galileo Curriculum Module issue one learning exercise, students complete a crossword puzzle that tests their knowledge of Jupiter; their are 11 links to other worksheets to explore the planet.
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Jupiter

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
A student-produced PowerPoint provides basic facts about the planet of Jupiter. Illustrated slides highlight its physical attributes and satellites. A lot of interesting information about Jupiter is included, such as the fact that twenty...
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The Jovian System: A Scale Model

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Jupiter has 67 moons! As the seventh in a series of 22, the exercise shows learners the size and scale of Jupiter and its Galilean moons through a model. They then arrange the model to show how probes orbited and gathered data.
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Predicting the Configuration of the Satellites of Jupiter

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students plot the positions of the planet Jupiter while predicting what the configuration system looks like from Earth. In this configuration of satellites lesson, students photograph Jupiter and its moons to record the motions of the...
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What do You Know about Jupiter Already

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore information about the planet Jupiter. In this Jupiter lesson, students answer questions to find out how much they know about Jupiter. Students research using a website.
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Following in Galileo's Footsteps

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore the findings of Galileo and research the moons of Jupiter. They construct simple telescopes, and examine the moons for themselves at a star party. They record their findings in a journal.
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Reading Comprehension Sheet #10 Jupiter

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students learn about Jupiter by reading a one page text. Students complete 7 multiple choice questions about the passage they read.
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Exploring the Moons in Our Solar System

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Fly through space and take an informational journey to the many moons found in our solar system. Images of the many moons are shown alongside clear narration explaining how each moon is unique and worth future exploration.
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Europa

For Students 9th - 12th
"Europa’s ocean is considered to be one of the most promising places that could potentially harbor life in the solar system,” said Geoff Yoder, with NASA’s Science Mission Directorate. Show a video that shares four surprising facts about...
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The Solar System and Beyond

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Survey the solar system by viewing this PowerPoint. Amateur astronomers discover that gravity is responsible for Earth's orbit around the sun and the moon's orbit around Earth. They explore the moon's phases and Earth's seasons. This...
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The Earth and Beyond

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Photographs and graphics bring the solar system and Earth to life in this presentation. Viewers are taken on a virtual field trip, beginning with the sun and planet placement, and proceeding through both Earth and the moon's movements....
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Characteristics of the Outer Planets

For Students 4th - 7th
A brief reading comprehension exercise, this worksheet covers the characteristics of the outer planets. It still considers Pluto a planet and Charon its moon. It is therefore a little out of date, but this fact can be discussed as part...
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Jupiter - King of the Planets

For Students 5th - 6th
In this Jupiter worksheet, learners read a passage about the environment and atmosphere of Jupiter. Students then answer several multiple choice questions about the passage.
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Volcanoes in Space

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars research volcanoes on the Internet to compare/contrast the volcanoes on Earth to the ones found on Io, a moon of Jupiter. Students list the similarities and differences in science journals, and illustrate pictures of the...
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Solar System Fact Sheet

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Here is a fantastic, educational handout packed with information and facts not only about the planets in our solar system, but also regarding major moons and their surface features, dwarf planets, comets, and asteroids.