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Planetary ProfilesPlanetary-Profiles

  • Subject: Space Science
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  • Grade(s): 6-8
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  • Duration: Two class periods

Lesson Plan Sections


What is the Near-Earth Rendezvous Mission? [PDF]
Find information and additional activities on this topic at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab website.

An Exploration of the Planet Mercury [PDF]
Find information and additional activities on this topic at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab website.

Welcome to the Planets
A collection of the best images from NASA's planetary exploration program.

Views of the Solar System
Pictures of the solar system.

The Mars Millenium Project
The Mars Millenium Project is a national science, arts and technology initiative. Access a teacher's guide, information about Mars, a "Chat & Internet" section, and conversations with scientists, astronauts, and artists. Imagining and creating a communi