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The Inner and Outer Planets of Our Solar System

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Haley Lively, Dr. Catherine Raulston, Clanton Intermediate School

Mrs. P. L


University of Montevallo/Chilton County Schools

Clanton Intermediate School


The purpose of this presentation is to help present information about the eight planets in our Solar System.  This overview shares vivid images, key characteristics, and a playful song by third graders.  The podcast will help students with learning the order of planets, introduce each planet, and asks students thought provoking questions.  Anyone would be able to use this podcast for an enhancement to an introduction or an ending of a lesson on the Solar System.

Length: 4:44

Content Areas: Science

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

[S1] (2) 11: Identify basic components of our solar system, including the sun, planets, and Earth's moon.

National/Other Standards:

NAS Standards - Earth in the Solar System

CONTENT STANDARD D: (National Science Education Standard) As a result of their activities in grades 5-8, all students should develop an understanding of: Structure of the earth system, Earth's history, Earth in the solar system



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