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Multimedia Details Title: Neptune
Creator: Brooklin and Colby
Submitted By: Rose Gardner, Fairhope High School, Baldwin County

Fairhope high

Baldwin County School District


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.

Length: 04:08
Content Areas: Science
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
SC (9-12) Earth and Space Elective
5. Discuss various theories for the origin, formation, and changing nature of the universe and our solar system.
  • Explaining the nebular hypothesis for formation of planets, the big bang theory, and the steady state theory
  • Relating Hubble's law to the concept of an ever-expanding universe
  • Describing the impact of meteor, asteroid, and comet bombardment on planetary and lunar development
  • SC (9-12) Earth and Space Elective
    7. Explain techniques for determining the age and composition of Earth and the universe.
  • Using radiometric age methods to compute the age of Earth
  • Using expanding universe measurements to determine the age of the universe
  • Identifying techniques for evaluating the composition of objects in space
  • SC2015 (9-12) Earth and Space Science
    1. Develop and use models to illustrate the lifespan of the sun, including energy released during nuclear fusion that eventually reaches Earth through radiation.
    SC2015 (9-12) Earth and Space Science
    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).