This podcast is designed to describe the planet Neptune. The students tell about the main features of the planet, what elements are present on it, temperature, size and other characteristics. Standard(s):
[SC2015] ESS (9-12) 2: Engage in argument from evidence to compare various theories for the
formation and changing nature of the universe and our solar system (e.g., Big
Bang Theory, Hubble's law, steady state theory, light spectra, motion of distant
galaxies, composition of matter in the universe).
Title: Gas Giant Origins
This Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about research that indicates that formation of large, gaseous planets like Jupiter and Saturn may have formed more quickly than previously thought. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Standard(s): [S1] E&S (9-12) 7: Explain techniques for determining the age and composition of Earth and the universe.