"PLANET" - Research Project
REQUIREMENTS & RUBRIC
Research your planet and write a "Planet Report"
to accompany your Planet Visual Aide.
Your report should include these topics:
Planet's Name: What does it mean?
Position in the Solar System: Where is it located from the Sun?
Rotation: How long does it take your planet to rotate on its axis?
Revolution: How long does your planet to revolve (orbit) around the Sun?
Size: How big is your planet compared to others in the solar system? What is its mass?
Gravity: How much would you weigh on your planet? Is its gravity stronger or weaker than on Earth?
Planet Composition: What type of planet is it (Gas or Terrestrial)? What is your planet made of?
Planet Atmosphere: What is the atmosphere of your planet made out of?
Moons: Does your planet have any moons? How many?
Planet Discovery: When was your planet discovered and by whom?
Interesting Facts: Write a detailed description about one interesting fact about your planet.
Humans: What would happen to a human on your planet? What would humans have to do to survive on your planet?
OTHER SITES & NON-PLANETS
Here a re a few other sites to use. These include site where you can search for more specific information or sites geared toward those of you that have the Sun, Moon or The Asteroid Belt.
These sites are full of information, but may require you to search for specific information or the name of your planet. These could also be really good places to look for additional information to add to your visual aide.
NEW! Planets! Planets and More Planets! Great information, beautiful pictures, and interactive articles.
Great Pictures!! and some good information.
This site will also be useful for our planet research project. It includes the important data for each planet and more.
Tons of pictures for your visual aide and presentation!
This site offers introductions to the nine planets, their satellites and other Solar System objects, including asteroids, comets and Kuiper Belt Objects.
This site will be useful for our planet research project. It includes the important data for each planet.
Great site for simple planetary data that is very kid friendly.
Click on the links to find out lots of information about all of the planets. Every link brings you to something new. You really get go deep into this website to find out lots of extension information.
Find out your weight on other planets.
More information and facts about the planets and other objects in our solar system. Brought to you by NASA.
Kid friendly page - many facts about the planets.
NASA Kids page. This page may require a little more digging & searching for information.
Check this page out if you are still missing pieces of information for your research.
Just the basics. This is another helpful site in finding those final facts you may still need.