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Try out this simple Pocket Solar System activity that is sure to get an "Ah-ha!" moment from your visitors. Using a strip of paper, construct a quick scale model of the distances between the orbits of the planets, the Asteroid Belt, and Pluto as part of the Kuiper Belt.

Activity Video: See it in actionActivity Video: See it in action

Download FileDownload Make a Pocket Solar System (PDF, 444 KB)

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