Glencoe Earth Science
Newspaper Article on a Planet
Project Type: Technology
Research interesting information describing the planet of your choice in a newspaper article.
Choose a planet, moon, star, or asteroid to research. Research the astronomical body and write a newspaper article like it is a newly found body. Include the following:
- distance from Earth
- physical characteristics
- who discovered it and when
- what exploration is planned for the future
The following are sites to help research astronomical bodies. Students may use these and or any other site they find.