Eighth Grade Science Projects on the Solar System?

Answer The solar system is full of fascinating candidates for a science project. Throughout history, people have been awed by the vastness of the universe and our comparatively tiny portion of it, with it... Read More »

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Planet and Solar System Lab Ideas?

Students are often excited to learn about the celestial bodies -- planets, moons and the sun -- but in the absence of field trips to outer space, it's hard for these concepts to seem "real." Creati... Read More »

What Are the Distances Between Each Planet in the Solar System?

The solar system is big, really big. Were the Sun downsized to the height of a batter at home plate, a ball bunted into the infield will travel proportionately as far as Earth, but it takes a home ... Read More »

How to Build Your Own Solar System With Planet Diameters?

Model-making provides an exciting activity for people of all ages and can help teach younger crafters key facts about the solar system. Building a model of the solar system can help teach such fact... Read More »

What Planet Has Olympus Mons, the Largest Mountain in the Solar System?

Olympus Mons is the largest known mountain in the solar system, being orders of magnitude larger than Mount Everest, the highest mountain on earth. It is so large that if you were to stand at the b... Read More »