Overview: Saturn's moon, Titan facts

Overview
of "Fast Facts: Saturn's moon, Titan"
Description:
Fast Facts: Saturn's moon, Titan is a table that lists the moon's age, location, average distance from Saturn, diameter, orbital period around Saturn, mass, and distinguishing features. A picture of Titan is included.
Format(s) available: Printer-friendly Web page
Grades: Adaptable, at teacher's discretion
How to use it in the classroom

Fast Facts: Saturn's moon, Titan can be used alone to:

Find information about Saturn's moon, Titan.

Fast Facts: Saturn's moon, Titan can be used with the tables listing the characteristics of the eight planets to:

Recognize and order large numbers. Have students arrange the Sun, moons, and planets from least to most massive or from smallest to largest in diameter.

Calculate the gravitational force between Titan and Saturn. Use Newton's law of gravitation, the distance between Titan and Saturn, and the masses of the two objects to determine the gravitational force between them (recommended for grades 10-12).

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Overview: Saturn's moon, Titan facts