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Exploring Planets in the Classroom
This site holds more than twenty-five hands-on activities for teachers and students exploring the Earth, planets, geology, and space. Topics covered include the solar system, Mars, the Moon, properties of planets, volcanology, craters, folding and faulting, soils, streams, and wind. Each activity details procedures, materials, objectives, background information, and follow-up questions.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Structural geology
  • Soil science
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Please contact Linda Martel prior to reproducing activities and information found on this web site. For general educational purposes, we require that the original URL and the Hawai`i Space Grant Consortium credit is clearly marked on each page or portion used.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-001-884
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Linda Martel
NASA Hawai'i Space Grant Program