Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Describe how the planets change their position relative to the background of the stars.
Explain how gravity is the major force in the formation of the planets, stars, and the solar system.
Describe gravity as a major force in determining the motions of planets, stars, and the solar system.
Describe basic star types and identify the sun as a star type.
Identify a variety of instruments used to gather evidence about the universe.
Describe repeating patterns in the Sun- Earth-Moon system and the positions of stars.
Identify gravity as the force that keeps planets in orbit around the sun and governs the rest of the movement of the solar system and the universe.
Identify equipment and instruments that explore the universe.
Identify the accomplishments and contributions provided by selected past and present scientists in the field of astronomy.
Identify and describe instruments that are used to study the universe (e.g., telescope, probes, satellites, space observatories).