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Astronomy: Home

Assignment

Assignment: Choose a planet, dwarf planet, asteroid, or moon and research it. You will be preparing a presentation to the audience of your choice.


Pick an audience:
Audience #1: Private Investors (Venture Capitalist)
You're trying to get money to start a (space resort or mining operation) on your (planet, dwarf planet, asteroid or moon). Convince investors that your project is worth investing in.
Audience #2: NASA
Your job is to convince NASA that your (planet, dwarf planet, asteroid, or moon) should be the next destination for space exploration and investigation.

Websites

Thank you to Mr. Hessel's class for suggesting the following websites for use in this project:

Science Daily
Canadian Space Agency  - check out the infographics page.
Exploring the Planets
New York Times
BBC
Space
High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center
Nasa (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
National Geographic

Mentimeter

Go to www.menti.com

 

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