Welcome: Discovering Life Beyond Our Planet
Description: This WebQuest is designed for 7th Grade science students. Its concepts revolve around our solar system and what elements and characteristics make our planet unique. The students will also investigate the planets in our solar system and compare their properties to those found here on Earth.
Grade Level: 6-8
Keywords: Solar System, inner planets, outer planets,nebulae, sun spots, convectin, solar flares, solar eclipse, water cycle, global climate, atmosphere, greenhouse effect, paleoclimates, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, probes, helium, oxygen, nitrogen, carbon, terrestrial, jovial
Author(s): Sunny Lane, Tara Voelkel, Cedina Sauceda