Rhode Island World-Class Standards
RI.ESS2. Earth and Space Science: The earth is part of a solar system, made up of distinct parts that have temporal and spatial interrelationships.
ESS2 (K-4)-7. No further targets for EK ESS2 at the K-4 Grade Span
ESS2 (K-2)-7. Students demonstrate an understanding of temporal or positional relationships between or among the Earth, sun, and moon by...
7c. Observing that the moon looks slightly different from day to day.
RI.ESS3. Earth and Space Science: The origin and evolution of galaxies and the universe demonstrate fundamental principles of physical science across vast distances and time
ESS3 (K-4)-9. No further targets for EK ESS3 at the K-4 Grade Span. The GSEs listed below are assessed at the local level only.
ESS3 (K-2)-9. Students demonstrate understanding of processes and change over time within the system of the universe (Scale, Distances, Star Formation, Theories, Instrumentation) by...
9a. Observing that there are more stars in the sky than can easily be counted, but they are not scattered evenly and not all the same in brightness.