The Earth is part of a solar system, made up of distinct parts, which have temporal and spatial interrelationships.
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Identify the characteristics and movement patterns of the planets in our Solar System and differentiate between them.
Explain the affects of gravitational force on the planets and their moons.
Explain why Earth and our Solar System appear to be somewhat unique, while acknowledging recent evidence that suggests similar systems exist in the universe.
Compare and contrast planets based on data provided about size, composition, location, orbital movement, atmosphere, or surface features (includes moons).
Explain how gravitational force affects objects in the Solar System (e.g., moons, tides, orbits, satellites).