The solar system
Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR). 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...
The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:
Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR)
TX.STAAR.5. STAAR Grade 5 Science Assessment
Reporting Category 3: Earth and Space - The student will demonstrate an understanding of components, cycles, patterns, and natural events of Earth and space systems.
(3.8) Earth and space. The student knows there are recognizable patterns in the natural world and among objects in the sky. The student is expected to:
3.8 (D) Identify the planets in Earth's solar system and their position in relation to the Sun. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
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