The solar system
Mississippi College & Career Readiness Education Standards. All planets in our solar system rotate and they all revolve around the Sun. Inner planets: Mercury, Venus, Earth. Outer planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune. Comets are made of ice and rock. They have four parts: a nucleus which is the solid portion of the comet and is made of dust and ice, a coma which is a cloud of dust and evaporated gases, an ion tail and a dust tail. Read More...
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Mississippi College & Career Readiness Standards
MS.E.5. GRADE FIVE: Earth and Space Science
Earth and the Universe
E.5.8A. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the locations of objects in the universe.
E.5.8A.1. Develop and use scaled models of Earth’s solar system to demonstrate the size, composition (i.e., rock or gas), location, and order of the planets as they orbit the Sun.
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