ProtoStars: Planetarium show for Children K-2
Pre-Show Activity 1
Dr. Planet

Objectives: Grade Level
Materials Set-Up Adjust the sheet for reading level and sophistication of class
Preview using different resources with students
Split class into working teams (2-3 per team)
Procedure Hand out "Information about the Planets" sheet and let the teams work together to find the answer. Station an adult at the Internet computer to help teams there. This Website
has been specially designed to aid in the answering of this sheet. Hint - (K and 1 grades) Complete the sheet as a class using student's knowledge from the planetarium programs, and website projected onto screen. Follow Up
Teams can share their favorite answers to the sheet with the class or in small groups.
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Revised: 9 August, 2000