Describe essential ideas about the composition and structure of the universe and the earth’s place in it.
Physical Science, Chemistry and Physics
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Compare various planets’ characteristics.
Describe basic star types and identify the sun as a star type.
Describe and differentiate comets, asteroids and meteors.
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.
Illustrate how the positions of stars and constellations change in relation to the Earth during an evening and from month to month.