MD.2.0. Earth/Space Science: Students will use scientific skills and processes to explain the chemical and physical interactions (i.e., natural forces and cycles, transfer of energy) of the environment, Earth, and the universe that occur over time.
2.D.1. Astronomy: Identify and describe the components of the universe.
2.D.1.b. Identify that our solar system is a component of the Milky Way Galaxy.
2.D.2. Astronomy: Identify and explain celestial phenomena using the regular and predictable motion of objects in the solar system.
2.D.2.e. Identify and describe how the shape and location of the orbits of asteroids and comets affect their periods of revolution.