Earth and Our Solar System

Today’s Activities

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Solar Systems

Watch this video to learn all about Earth and our solar system. What is the Milky Way? What is in our solar system? What role does gravity play in our solar system and Milky Way galaxy? What are the characteristics of the inner and outer planets? When you are done watching, send an email to your teacher about 1 or 2 things you liked or found interesting.

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Explore

Everybody meets obstacles in their life. Watch this video to learn the story of someone who was born without fingers on his right hand and with one leg shorter than the other. Learn how he was able to excel in basketball and use his story to inspire others to develop character. When you are done watching, send an email to your teacher about 1 or 2 things you liked or found interesting.

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Prodigy Math

Improve your math skills. Follow the link and log into Prodigy Math. If you forgot your username or password, email your teacher.

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Stay Healthy

Build strength, improve flexibility, and stay calm and happy. Click the link for suggested physical and breathing exercises.

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Return to Space

Return to Space

Today's ActivitiesWatch the launch of the SpaceX carrying two astronauts to the International Space Station. When you are done watching, send an email to your teacher about 1 or 2 things you liked or found interesting. Why do we itch? Watch this video to learn some...

Earth Orbiting Satellites

Earth Orbiting Satellites

Today's ActivitiesWatch this video to learn about the artificial satellites that have been launched into space to orbit the earth. Learn about their history, types, and use in astronomy, and how they are used to forecast weather, detect radiation, map the earth,...

Fun with Cooking

Fun with Cooking

Today's ActivitiesLook through the recipes on this Accessible Chef website and choose one. When you are done cooking, send an email to your teacher about the dish that you liked or found interesting.Watch this video to learn about what happens to your body and brain...