The solar system
Minnesota Academic Education Standards. The Sun is a gigantic star that is made up of hot gases called plasma. The solar system includes the Sun, planets, the moons of each planet, as well as other objects that revolve around the Sun. Read More...
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Minnesota Academic Standards
MN.3.3. Earth and Space Science
3.3.3. The Universe
126.96.36.199. The student will understand that the sun and moon have locations and movements that can be observed and described.
188.8.131.52.1. Observe and describe the daily and seasonal changes in the position of the sun and compare observations.
184.108.40.206.2. Recognize the pattern of apparent changes in the moon's shape and position.
220.127.116.11. The student will understand that objects in the solar system are seen from Earth as points of light with distinctive patterns of motion.
18.104.22.168.1. Demonstrate how a large light source at a great distance looks like a small light that is much closer.
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