MT.S4. Students, through the inquiry process, demonstrate knowledge of the composition, structures, processes and interactions of Earth's systems and other objects in space.
S4.6. Describe the earth, moon, planets and other objects in space in terms of size, force of gravity, structure, and movement in relation to the sun
S4.6.gr6-8.A. Describe the earth, moon, planets and other objects in space in terms of relative size and structure.
S4.6.gr6-8.D. Compare and contrast the length of days and years on different planets.
S4.7. Identify scientific theories about the origin and evolution of the earth and solar system
S4.7.gr6-8.B. Recognize that the sun and planets formed from the accretion of dust and gases