the Sizes of the Objects Measured
Compare the measurements and
sizes of the classroom objects including the globe (scale model) and the
large printouts of the planets' images using different units of measurement:
Motor, Pre-Conceptual, Intuitive,
Compare the Earth's size relative
to another planet:
More images and information can be found
Link to the available sites
to identify and compare the Earth to other planets to decide which is larger,
smaller and (almost) the same size as the Earth.
Print the images, cut them out
to feel the circumferences, and sort larger from smaller on the activity
the Size of the Earth to Other Planets Activity 3 Worksheet
Which is larger?
Which is smaller?
Which are the same size?
Line them up from smaller to
Line them up from larger to smaller.
the Size of the Earth to Other Planets Activity 3 Student Task Card