South Carolina Standards
SC.8-4. Astronomy: Earth and Space Systems: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the characteristics, structure, and predictable motions of celestial bodies. (Earth Science)
8-4.1. Summarize the characteristics and movements of objects in the solar system (including planets, moons, asteroids, comets, and meteors).
8-4.2. Summarize the characteristics of the surface features of the Sun: photosphere, corona, sunspots, prominences, and solar flares.
8-4.3. Explain how the surface features of the Sun may affect Earth.