NGSS Foldables: Solar System Formation (Nebular Hypothesis)
NGSS Foldables: Solar System Formation (Nebular Hypothesis) Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)-aligned Interactive Notebook foldable on the most widely-accepted theory on SOLAR SYSTEM FORMATION (A.K.A. Nebular Hypothesis). This foldable explores the theoretical formation of our solar system, with emphasis on gravity's role in our
In the General History of Nature and Theory of the Heavens (1755), Kant laid out the Nebular hypothesis, in which he deduced that the Solar System formed from a large cloud of gas, a nebula. He thus attempted to explain the order of the solar system, seen previously by Newton as being imposed from the beginning by God. Kant's theory suggested that as this nebula rotated and contracted, rings of gas were cast off at various stages from which the planets subsequently condensed.