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.a. Recognize that a galaxy contains billions of stars that cannot be distinguished by the unaided eye because of their great distance from Earth, and that there are billions of galaxies.
2.D.1.b. Identify that our solar system is a component of the Milky Way Galaxy.
2.D.1.d. Identify and describe the type, size, and scale, of the Milky Way Galaxy.