The Inner Planets

From the: Astronomy Series

This title explores the features of Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars. Animations illustrate how planets travel in elliptical orbits around the sun. Colorful images taken by satellites and telescopes highlight characteristics of the inner planets. Other terminology includes: solar system, nebular hypothesis, nebula, sun, nuclear fusion, orbit, inertia, and ellipse.

"...presenting an overview of part of the solar system with clear, factual information buttressed by good visuals. Regular "You Decide" segments, along with a 15-question video review, help promote critical thinking, while vocabulary words are presented in appropriate context." -- Video Librarian March/April 2004

Aud: J. (E. Gieschen)
Video Librarian
March/April 2004

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Sample Video: Rotation and Revolution

Digital Bundle

License Details
Single School License. Digital Bundle includes video files for full show and 7-10 content clips in H.264 (for iPods) and.WMV format. Plus 15-20 images (.jpg), teacher’s guide (.pdf) and metadata.

  • Product Code:
  • VLC048Digital
  • ISBN:
  • 9781592343713
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