This activity makes students realize how bigthese differences are and how important it is to choose an adequate scale for sizes, distancesand revolution periods, to represent the Solar System. With 'Eyes on the Solar System' softwareand a hands-on model, students can simulate the position of the planets on the Solar System andunderstand why, as seen from earth, the planets change the place in the sky throughout the night.
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