Here's some review about solar systems.
DIY Lab Grades (1 min)
Let's take some time to talk about how important it is to check the rubric when you are working on a project.
What about Pluto? (25 min)
While watching the video as a class find three reasons for Pluto to be a planet and three reasons for it not to be a planet.
- The Pluto Files Full Episode Link
- IAU Definition of a Planet
- Pluto Not a Planet? Only in New York
- Further Reading Link
Class Discussion (10 min)
Fill out the worksheet while watching the video above. Be prepared to share your views on whether Pluto is a planet or not. This sheet will be collected for a project grade.
For homework tonight you need to add the following terms and information to your notes. To do this find the answers using various online sources.