Relate the rotation of the earth and day/night, to the apparent movement of the sun, moon, and stars across the sky.
Earth and Space Sciences
Origin and Evolution of the Universe
Composition and Structure
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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.
Observe, describe, and predict seasonal patterns of sunrise and sunset.
Explain why shadows fall in different places at different times of the day.
Identify major lunar phases.
Explain time (days, seasons) using solar system motions.