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The Solar System (SMILE)

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Author:Fred J. Schaal, Lane Tech High School
Description: A lesson designed to make use of concentric circles and angles in excess of 180 degrees to construct a sketch of the naked-eye-visible planets of the Solar System (polar coordinates). From the Geometry and Measurement section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.

Levels: Elementary
Languages: English
Resource Types: Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Conic Sections and Circles, Coordinate Plane Geometry, Astronomy

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