Describe how Earth rotates on its axis once every 24 hours giving rise to the cycle of night and day.
Earth and Space Sciences
Composition and Structure of the Universe
Describe Earth’s position and relationship to the Sun and Moon.
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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).
Describe the causes of seasonal change as they relate to the revolution of Earth and the tilt of Earth’s axis.
Describe motions of the Sun - Earth - Moon system.
Explain how the motion of the Sun - Earth - Moon system relates to time (e.g., days, months, years).
Explain why shadows fall in different places at different times of the day.