Gather and analyze data to communicate understanding of space systems: Earth’s stars and solar system.
Space Systems: Earth’s Stars and Solar System
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Support an argument that differences in the apparent brightness of the sun compared to other stars is due to their relative distances from Earth.
Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down.
Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in the length and direction of shadows, day and night, and the seasonal appearance of some stars in the night sky.