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Title: Planetary Gallery
Url: http://www.simplescience.org/Lessons/Earth_Space/SolarSize/Lesson0.htm
Publisher: Center for Image Processing in Education
Simple Science
Description: In this lesson, learners examine images of the Sun, the Moon, Pluto, and all eight planets in the Solar System. Students determine the diameter of each object from a scale bar provided with each image and then rank the objects in order of size. Using a customized version of ImageJ running as an applet, students are introduced to setting scale and units of measurement.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Moon
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Sun
Science -- Mathematics -- Elementary mathematics. Arithmetic -- Study and teaching
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Instructional issues
Mathematics -- Measurement
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Moon
Astronomy -- Planets
Mathematics -- Measurement
Astronomy -- Sun
Astronomy -- Solar system
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Dataset (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
University First Cycle
Language: English
Rights: Center for Image Processing in Education
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Astronomy
earth science
image analysis
measurement
Physical sciences
Planets
science
Solar system
Space science
Space sciences
Date Of Record Release: 2010-09-20 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-09-08 14:48:37 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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Resource URL Clicks: 12
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