Science Worksheets and Study Guides Fourth Grade. Our Solar system and beyond

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Georgia Standards of Excellence

GA.S4E. Earth and Space Science
S4E1. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to compare and contrast the physical attributes of stars and planets.
S4E1.c. Construct an explanation of the differences between stars and planets.
S4E2. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to model the effects of the position and motion of the Earth and the moon in relation to the sun as observed from the Earth.
S4E2.a. Develop a model to support an explanation of why the length of day and night change throughout the year.
S4E2.b. Develop a model based on observations to describe the repeating pattern of the phases of the moon (new, crescent, quarter, gibbous, and full).
S4E2.c. Construct an explanation of how the Earth’s orbit, with its consistent tilt, affects seasonal changes.