UT.III. Students will understand the relationship and attributes of objects in the solar system.
III.1. Describe and compare the components of the solar system.
III.1.e. Research and report on the use of manmade satellites orbiting Earth and various planets.
III.2. Describe the use of technology to observe objects in the solar system and relate this to science's understanding of the solar system.
III.2.a. Describe the use of instruments to observe and explore the moon and planets.
III.2.b. Describe the role of computers in understanding the solar system (e.g., collecting and interpreting data from observations, predicting motion of objects, operating space probes).
III.2.c. Relate science's understanding of the solar system to the technology used to investigate it.
III.2.d. Find and report on ways technology has been and is being used to investigate the solar system.