Science Worksheets and Study Guides Eighth Grade. Our Solar System

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

New Hampshire Standards

NH.ESS2. Earth Space Science: The Earth is part of a solar system, made up of distinct parts, which have temporal and spatial interrelationships.
S:ESS2:8:1.1. Earth, Sun, and Moon: Students will identify the characteristics of the Sun and its position in the universe.
S:ESS2:8:3.1. Solar System: Students will identify the characteristics and movement patterns of the planets in our Solar System and differentiate between them.
S:ESS2:8:3.3. Solar System: Students will explain why Earth and our Solar System appear to be somewhat unique, while acknowledging recent evidence that suggests similar systems exist in the universe.
S:ESS2:8:3.4. Solar System: Students will compare and contrast planets based on data provided about size, composition, location, orbital movement, atmosphere, or surface features (includes moons).
NH.ESS3. Earth Space Science: The origin and evolution of galaxies and the universe demonstrate fundamental principles of physical science across vast distances and time.
S:ESS3:8:2.1. Stars and Galaxies: Students will describe objects such as asteroids, comets and meteors in terms of their characteristics and movement patterns.