ME.D. The Physical Setting: Students understand the universal nature of matter, energy, force, and motion and identify how these relationships are exhibited in Earth Systems, in the solar system, and throughout the universe.
D.1. Universe and Solar System: Students describe the positions and apparent motions of different objects in and beyond our solar system and how these objects can be viewed from Earth.
D.1.a. Show the locations of the sun, Earth, moon, and planets and their orbits.
D.1.b. Observe and report on observations that the sun appears to move across the sky in the same way every day, but its path changes slowly over the seasons.