Bill Nye The Science Guy on Outerspace

Give your gang a visual of scale, or help them to comprehend distances in space with this Bill Nye video. In it, he arranges a series of balls along the length of a soccer field using correct proportional distances from a soccer-ball sun. After showing this to aspiring astronomers, take them outdoors to create a similar scale model! For more advanced learners, also have them compute scaled and actual distances.

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Resource Details
Grade
4th - 8th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Videos
Audiences
For Teacher Use
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Year
2009
Usage Permissions
Fine Print