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Studying the Solar System with Spreadsheets

Studying the Solar System with Spreadsheets
Students use the Internet to research the solar system, graph their data with a spreadsheet program, and type their conclusions in a word processing program. They should have an understanding of the solar system prior to this activity. This activity includes Pluto as a planet, even though it is now classified as a dwarf planet.

Grade Levels: 4 - 8

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More Computer Activities Through The Year
Wendy Erlanger

More Computer Activities Through The Year features step-by-step instructions for projects using common programs for word processing, spreadsheets, multimedia presentations, and the Internet. Activities include creating a template, graphing and analyzing data, making a newsletter, researching topics on the World Wide Web, and more! Projects are easy to modify and align to your specific curriculum.
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