CA.ES. Earth Sciences
ES.5. The solar system consists of planets and other bodies that orbit the Sun in predict-able paths. As a basis for understanding this concept:
ES.5.b. Students know the solar system includes the planet Earth, the Moon, the Sun, eight other planets and their satellites, and smaller objects, such as asteroids and comets.
ES.5.c. Students know the path of a planet around the Sun is due to the gravitational attraction between the Sun and the planet.