UNIT 00 - Introduction to Size & Scale


LEARNING GOALS -- At the conclusion of this part of the unit, I will be able to:

      1. Compare the distance of objects to familiar distances here on Earth
      2. Compare the speed of objects to speeds of objects moving here on Earth
      3. Have the following values committed to memory:
        • There are *about* 100 - 200 billion stars in the Milky Way
        • The Solar System is about 4.5 billion years old
        • It takes our fastest space ship 9 years to make the trip to Pluto




Little Bo Peep Has Lost Her Sheep

and Radar Cannot Find Them

They'll all (face to face)

Meet in parallel Space

Preceding Their Leaders Behind them