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..: 9-12: The student...
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understands the relationships between events on Earth and the movements of the Earth, its Moon, the other planets, and the Sun.
Motion, Gravity, and Orbits
Helps students understand Kepler's laws of planetary motion.
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knows how the characteristics of other planets and satellites are similar to and different from those of the Earth.
Scientific American Explorations: A Parade of New Planets
This Web site brings interesting information about the last few planets discovered in other solar systems. The graphics are attractive and the information presented is clear and well written. This is a great experience for students who like astronomy.
Views to the Solar System
A complete guided discription of our solar system to include detailed history and movies of planetary events.
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knows the various reasons that Earth is the only planet in our Solar System that appears to be capable of supporting life as we know it.