Nebraska Standards. The Sun is a large, hot ball of gas. It is a star. The Sun gives Earth light and heat. Living things need the Sun to live! The sun’s rays shine on the moon at night. This makes the moon bright! The Earth is the third planet from Sun. As the Earth moves around the Sun it turns. This rotation causes night and day here on Earth.
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NE.SC 4: EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCES: Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, theories, and models of Earth and Space Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world.
4.1. Earth in Space
2.4.1. Students will observe and identify objects of the sky.
Motion of Objects in the Solar System
2.4.1.b. Identify objects that appear to move in the sky (the Sun, the Moon, stars)
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