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How Do Planets Orbit the Sun?

by: Page Keeley and Cary Sneider

The purpose of this assessment probe is to elicit students’ ideas about representations of the solar system. The probe is designed to reveal students’ ideas about the overall shape of the solar system and the planets within it.

Grade Levels

Elementary High School Middle School

Topics

Assessment Astronomy Earth & Space Science Phenomena Three-Dimensional Learning

Details

Type Book ChapterPub Date 3/23/2012Stock # PB307X_29

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