Illuminations: Finding Our Top Speed

This lesson sets the stage for a discussion of travel in the solar system.

By considering a real-world, hands-on activity, students develop their understanding of time and distance. Finally, students plot the data they have collected.

 

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Science Topics
Astronomy
Math Topics
Measurement & Time
Middle School, Educator
6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

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