Grade Level: 4
Duration of Lesson: about an hour
computer with internet access, internet site URL solar system web quest worksheet, and pencils
Technology Tools/Courseware: computer with internet access
SC.4.2.3 support statements with facts found through reference books, science-related
magazines, multimedia and the Internet.
SC.4.3.1 identify that systems are made of parts that interact with one another.
SC.4.6.2 listen to and be tolerant of different viewpoints by engaging in collaborative
activities and modifying ideas when new and valid information is presented from a variety of resources.
TEC.4.4.1 participate in several curriculum based telecommunication projects as
class activities, e.g., web quests, ask an expert, email projects.
TEC.4.5.2 explore grade level appropriate search engines as tools to locate
TEC.4.5.3 evaluate information found via telecommunications for content and usefulness.
Standard 3. Understands the composition and structure of the universe and the Earth's place in it.
Benchmark 1. Knows characteristics and movement patterns of the nine planets in our Solar System (e.g., planets differ in size, composition, and surface features; planets move around the Sun in elliptical orbits; some planets have moons, rings of particles, and other satellites orbiting them)
Standard 1. Knows the characteristics and uses of computer hardware and operating systems.
Benchmark (3rd Ed.)
Knows basic facts about networked computers (e.g., computers can connect to each other via modem and telephone line, or through local network systems, or internet and intranet)
Author: Vicki Kirchner firstname.lastname@example.orgSchool Web page: http://www.olpschool.org/
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