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Solar System Vacation

Grade Level K-4, 5-8
Subject Matter History
Target Audience Students
Event Focus What kind of unique characteristics might one find if they were to travel the across the planets of our solar system?
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Have you ever wanted to take a vacation throughout our solar system? Have you ever wondered if it will someday be possible to travel to the planets? Amazingly, researchers at NASA are continuously observing our incredibly active and dynamic solar system through satellites using the latest and sophisticated technology. NASA is already working on cataloging resources throughout our solar system that humans will need to travel to Mars and beyond. Those resources include water, essential for drinking and creating fuel and air; rare metals for use on Earth and construction on space colonies; and other resources to protect and promote life beyond the safety of our home world.
Instructional Objectives
  • Tour the Solar System w/ NASA
  • Learn about different technologies being used to explore our solar system


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