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published by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
This site contains a large number of photos of the planets, with information about each of them.  Teachers can use this site to augment textbooks and add excitement to the lesson.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Solar System
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Middle School
- Collection
- Reference Material
- Audio/Visual
= Image/Image Set
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
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The web site resources are available for free. A CDROM of the material is available for a small fee.
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Keywords:
Earth, Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Pluto, Saturn, Small bodies, Uranus, Venus
Record Creator:
Metadata Instance Creation Date October 12, 2003 by Kathleen Lowry
Record Updated:
July 22, 2012 by Lyle Barbato
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This resource is part of 2 Physics Front Topical Units.


Topic: Astronomy
Unit Title: Astronomy Resources For the High School Classroom

A set of images of all the planets with accompanying video, statistics, and NASA exploration information.  Appropriate for high school and middle school.

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Topic: Astronomy
Unit Title: Astronomy Resources for the K-8 Classroom

A comprehensive set of images of all the planets with accompanying video, statistics, and NASA exploration information.  Appropriate for middle school.  The images would be enriching for an upper elementary classroom.

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AIP Format
(Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena), WWW Document, (http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/).
AJP/PRST-PER
Welcome to the Planets, (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena), <http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/>.
APA Format
Welcome to the Planets. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2014, from Jet Propulsion Laboratory: http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/
Chicago Format
Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Welcome to the Planets. Pasadena: Jet Propulsion Laboratory. http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/ (accessed 1 October 2014).
MLA Format
Welcome to the Planets. Pasadena: Jet Propulsion Laboratory. 1 Oct. 2014 <http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Title = {Welcome to the Planets}, Publisher = {Jet Propulsion Laboratory}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {1 October 2014}, Year = {} }
Refer Export Format

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EndNote Export Format

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