National STEM Standards
STEM.S. SCIENCE: Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
NGSS.MS-ESS. EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE
MS-ESS1. Earth’s Place in the Universe
Students who demonstrate understanding can:
MS-ESS1-1. Develop and use a model of the Earth-sun-moon system to describe the cyclic patterns of lunar phases, eclipses of the sun and moon, and seasons.
MS-ESS1-2. Develop and use a model to describe the role of gravity in the motions within galaxies and the solar system.