ERIC Number: ED433255
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Space Science in Action: Planets and the Solar System [Videotape].
This videotape recording teaches students about the key characteristics of each planet, the differences between inner and outer planets, and which planets have their own moons. Students look at how remote-control rovers are designed to explore other surfaces in the solar system. A hands-on activity demonstrates how gravity keeps all the members of the solar system in orbit around the sun. Contents include a teacher's guide designed to help science teachers in grades 5-8 by providing a brief synopsis of the program, pre-viewing and follow-up questions, activities, vocabulary, and additional resources. (CCM)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Earth Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Science Activities, Solar System, Space Exploration, Space Sciences, Stars, Teaching Guides, Videotape Recordings
Schlessinger Media, Div. of Library Video Company, P.O. Box 580, Wynnewood, PA 19096; Tel: 800-843-3620 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.libraryvideo.com (23-minute VHS videotape and accompanying teacher's guide, $39.95; 9-volume set, $324.55).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For other videotapes in series, see SE 062 831-839.