KS.4. Earth and Space Science: The student will develop an understanding of energy in the earth system, geochemical cycles, the formation and organization of the earth system, the dynamics of the earth/moon/sun system, and the organization and development of the universe.
4.3. The student will develop an understanding of dynamics of our solar system.
4.3.3. The student understands the relative sizes and distances of objects in the solar system.
4.3.4. The student understands the sun, earth, and other objects in the solar system formed from a nebular cloud of dust and gas.
4.4. The student will develop an understanding of the organization of the universe and its development.
4.4.2. The student understands the current scientific explanation of the origin and structure of the universe.