- Created by: by Alan Bass and Terrie Teegarden, San Diego Mesa College
2. Type of activity:
lecture, small group problem solving (paper and pencil)
3. Course level:
6. Time required:
Students will calculate relationships in the solar system using scientific notation. This requires that students understand how to multiply and divide exponential expressions
8. Implementation notes
(follow up/discussion questions, pedagogical recommendations, etc.):
- Select other planets and calculate their relationship with the earth.
- Investigate the distance from earth to a variety of constellations.
9. Related activities
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