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Mr. Wagner Guy Pierre

Scale of our Solar System

Grades: 8th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade
Subjects: Math, Science

Student Instructions

1. Look at the attached picture and compare the sizes 2. Look at the website and video = http://htwins.net/scale2/, and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i93Z7zljQ7I 3. As a NOTE, organize everything in the picture from LARGEST to smallest 4. Record your voice explaining your answers to the following questions: 1. The Sun is 1,391,000 kilometers wide. This is about 109 times the diameter of Earth. How many Earths can fit in the Sun? 2. Which planet is almost the same size as Earth? 3. Jupiter is 139,822 kilometers wide. How many Jupiters can fit in the Sun?