Our Solar system and beyond
North Carolina Standard Course of Study. What Can Be Found in the Solar System? A planet is a large body that revolves around the Sun. Asteroids, comets and meteors are made of pieces of rock and ice. Asteroids are small pieces of rock which orbit around the Sun. Comets are made of ice and rock. The “tail” of a comet is made of vaporized gases and dust that flow behind them as they fly through space at a VERY fast pace! Read More...
The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:
North Carolina Standard Course of Study
NC.4.E. Earth Science
Earth in the Universe
4.E.1. Explain the causes of day and night and phases of the moon.
4.E.1.1. Explain the cause of day and night based on the rotation of Earth on its axis.
4.E.1.2. Explain the monthly changes in the appearance of the moon, based on the moon's orbit around the Earth.
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