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Title: All-Star Basketball Slam Dunk
Description: This fun and very interactive lesson plan will show your students the difference between planetary revolutions and rotations. It does this by using a basketball slam dunk contest to gain interest and enthusiasm on this usually confused topic. 
Key Words: Rotation, Revolution, planets, space, sports 
Grade Level: 6th, 7th, 8th 
Subject: Science 

Teacher's Request: I need a fun and interactive way to explain the difference between planet rotation and revolution.


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