Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Describe the predictable patterns of change that occur over time in the observable shape of the Moon.
Describe how Earth rotates on its axis once every 24 hours giving rise to the cycle of night and day.
Observe, describe, and predict seasonal patterns of sunrise and sunset.
Describe the patterns of Earth’s rotation and revolution in relation to the Sun and Moon (i.e., solar eclipse, phases of the Moon, and time).
Relate the rotation of the earth and day/night, to the apparent movement of the sun, moon, and stars across the sky.
Describe the changes that occur in the observable shape of the moon over the course of a month.
Provide evidence that the earth revolves around (orbits) the sun in a year’s time and that the earth rotates on its axis once approximately every 24 hours.
Explain why shadows fall in different places at different times of the day.