Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Describe how Earth’s rotation results in day and night at any particular location.
Describe the distinguishing characteristics of the known planets in the solar system.
Describe efforts to explore space (e.g., Apollo missions, space shuttles, Hubble space telescope, space probes).
Describe how the Moon’s appearance changes during a four-week lunar cycle.
Distinguish between revolution and rotation.
Describe various objects in the sky (e.g., asteroids, comets, stars, meteors/shooting stars).
Identify the known planets of the solar system.
Explain the apparent motion of the Sun and stars.
real motion – Moon, planets
apparent motion (due to the motion of the Earth) – Sun, Moon, stars