Solar System

Real World Connections

Discovery of a new solar system 

20 mysterious radio bursts
http://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2018-10-11/askap-telescope-in-western-australia-bags-huge-haul-of-frbs/10357170

Scientists have landed a new spacecraft on Mars
https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2018-11-26/mars-insight-nasa-mission-to-take-the-red-planets-pulse/10490342

Dr Katie Bouman: computer scientist whose algorithm made the historic image of a black hole possible. She was among a team of 200 researchers who contributed to the breakthrough. Credit and full articles: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/apr/11/katie-bouman-black-hole-photohttps://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2019-04-11/black-hole-event-horizon-telescope-five-things-you-might-miss/10993112

Introduction to the solar system

How the solar system began…

NASA pdf poster for how the solar system began

Video and NASA poster reference: https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/solar-system-formation/en/

Technology in Space

Interactive website where students can explore technologies invented for space that we use in our everyday lives. https://homeandcity.nasa.gov/

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More resources

Working scientifically resources 

How to get started with STEM 

Unit ideas to link Computer Coding and learning about the Solar System 

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