NV.E.8.B. Solar System and Universe (Earth and Space Science Unifying Concept B): Students understand characteristics of our solar system that is part of the Milky Way galaxy.
E.8.B.2. Components of the Universe: Students know the solar system includes a great variety of planetary moons, asteroids, and comets. I/S
E.8.B.3. Components of the Universe: Students know characteristics of the planets in our solar system. I/S
E.8.B.4. Components of the Universe: Students know Earth is part of a solar system located within the Milky Way Galaxy. E/S
E.8.B.5. Formation of Universe: Students know the Sun is many thousands of times closer to Earth than any other star, and billions of times closer than the far end of the Milky Way Galaxy. W/L
E.8.B.6. Formation of Universe: Students know the Sun is a medium-sized star located in the Milky Way Galaxy, part of which can be seen as a glowing band of light spanning the clear night sky. W/L