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Order it up!
"Order It Up" is a free, downloadable computer game described on this Starting Point webpage. This Java applet could be the basis for a great think-pair-share activity about solar system statistics. This website describes the learning goals and context for this exercise, and gives teaching notes and materials, as well as a detailed list of additional programs and websites that could be used to craft a unique activity.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
    • Guide for instructor
Subject:
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
Java
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-350
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Interactive Lectures'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Michelle Flores
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)