# Scale in the Universe

Created by Last updated 3/10/2014

This list features resources relating to the size and scale of object within our solar system and beyond.

• ## A Tediously Accurate Map of the Solar System

This is a website based scale model of our solar system. Earth's moon is represented as being a single pixel in size.
• ## Where are We in the Solar System?

AAAS Benchmarks: 9C/E6, 11B/M1, 12B/M5
• ## The Earth as a Peppercorn (or The Thousand-Yard Model)

AAAS Benchmarks: 11B/M1, 12B/M7b
• ## Distance to the Moon

AAAS Benchmarks: 12B/H1, 4A/E4

• ## Toilet Paper Solar System

AAAS Benchmarks: 11B/M1, 12D/M2, 12B/M7b
• ## Solar System Scale and Size

AAAS Benchmarks: 4A/M3, 12B/M7b, 12D/M6
• ## Solar System in My Neighborhood

AAAS Benchmarks: 4A/M3, 11B/E4, 12B/M5
• ## A Question of Scale

AAAS Benchmarks: 12B/E3, 9A/H1, 12D/P1
• ## Play Dough Planets

AAAS Benchmarks: 12D/P1, 2C/P1
• ## Venus Transit

AAAS Benchmarks: 12B/H1, 12D/M1, 11B/M1
• ## Distance to Mars

Another online model, this website clearly shows the distance to Mars, if Earth is represented by a circle 100 pixels in diameter.

• ## Scale Model of Sun and Earth

AAAS Benchmarks: 12B/M5
• ## The Size of the Sun

AAAS Benchmarks: 12B/M5

AAAS Benchmarks: 4A/M1a, 11B/M1

• ## The Scale of Things

AAAS Benchmarks: 9B/E2, 12D/E3, 4A/E4
• ## How Big is the Universe

AAAS Benchmarks: 11D/M3, 9C/H1
• ## Three-Dimensional Constellations, or 3-D Constellations

AAAS Benchmarks: 4A/P1, 11B/M1, 12B/M5
• ## The Cosmic Distance Scale

AAAS Benchmarks: 1A/H1
• ## Size and Scale of the Universe

AAAS Benchmarks: 4A/M1a, 4A/M1bc, 4A/M2abc, 4A/M2de, 4A/H4