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September 17, 2015

EARTH SCIENCE:

Warm Up:

  1. Arrange the following in order from least to greatest (hint: they must all be in the same unit to do this, and 1 AU = 149,597,870 km):

4 AU

149,597,870 km

7,800,000 km

7.35 AU

  1. Arrange the following in order from least to greatest (hint: they must all be in the same unit to do this, and 1 pc = 3.26 light-years):

7.89 light-years

1 pc

6.52 light-years

4.92 pc

  1. The following table shows the distances of certain planets from the Sun. Using a scale of 1 m = 30,500,000 km, convert these distances to meters.
Table 1: Distance from the Sun
Planet Distance From Sun (km)
Mercury 57,900,000
Venus 108,200,000
Earth 149,597,890
Mars 227,900,000

–Whole Group: U & A p. 18-19

APES:

Introduction to FRQ writing strategies
FRQ #1– Writing Practice
Introduction to FRQ Writing- Presentation

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Author: lhslculver

Earth Science teacher at Lakeland High School.

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