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E. Earth and Space: 1. The student understands the interaction and organization in the Solar System and the universe and how this affects life on Earth..: 3-5: The student...

SC.E.1.2.1 Add Website - Add Activity

knows that the tilt of the Earth on its own axis as it rotates and revolves around the Sun causes changes in season, length of day, and energy available.


StarChild: A Learning Center for Young Astronomers
http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild

Section about the earth explains why there are four seasons.


SC.E.1.2.2 Add Website - Add Activity

knows that the combination of the Earth's movement and the Moon's own orbit around the Earth results in the appearance of cyclical phases of the Moon.

SC.E.1.2.3 Add Website - Add Activity

knows that the Sun is a star and that its energy can be captured or concentrated to generate heat and light for work on Earth.


Activity: Distances of Planets from the Sun

SC.E.1.2.4 Add Website - Add Activity

knows that the planets differ in size, characteristics, and composition and that they orbit the Sun in our Solar System.


StarChild: A Learning Center for Young Astronomers
http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/StarChild.html

A very good site for students to learn about the solar system.


Activity: Planet Jeopardy

SC.E.1.2.5 Add Website - Add Activity

understands the arrangement of planets in our Solar System.


Activity: Planet Acronyms


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