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Around the Solar System DLESE Reviewed Collection
This Amazing Space lesson is an interactive card game which helps students learn the properties of comets, asteroids, and the Sun and planets. As students answer questions correctly about the solar system, they collect cards. Background information is provided for teachers.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Computer activity
    • Guide for instructor
  • Space science
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-001-931
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Earth in the solar system
Related resources:
This resource is referenced by 'Amazing Space'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Betty McCue
Fifth District Elementary School

Author: Connie Flowers
Templeton Elementary

Contact: Alex Storrs
Space Telescope Science Institute