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A Stunning Scale Model of Our Solar System, Drawn in the Desert

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Chynell Moore Chynell Moore 270 Points

Thank you, this is a great resource~

Frieda Lamprecht Frieda Lamprecht 1555 Points

Thanks for sharing Arlene! We use the peppercorn model too Donald, and it does pose some problems. I do like to have students estimate first where they think the Earth is before we actually measure it out. They are always surprised!

Frieda Lamprecht Frieda Lamprecht 1555 Points

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