Our Solar system and beyond
Tennessee Academic Education Standards. 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:
Tennessee Academic Standards
TN.4.ESS. Earth and Space Sciences (ESS)
4.ESS1. Earth’s Place in the Universe
4.ESS1.2. Use a model to explain how the orbit of the Earth and sun cause observable patterns: a. day and night; b. changes in length and direction of shadows over a day.
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