Science Worksheets and Study Guides Eighth Grade. Stars, Galaxies and the Universe

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Minnesota Standards

MN.8.1. The Nature of Science and Engineering
8.1.3. Interactions Among Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Society
8.1.3.4. The student will understand that current and emerging technologies have enabled humans to develop and use models to understand and communicate how natural and designed systems work and interact.
8.1.3.4.1. Use maps, satellite images and other data sets to describe patterns and make predictions about local and global systems in Earth science contexts.
MN.8.3. Earth and Space Science
8.3.3. The Universe
8.3.3.1. The student will understand that the Earth is the third planet from the sun in a system that includes the moon, the sun, seven other planets and their moons, and smaller objects.
8.3.3.1.1. Recognize that the sun is a medium-sized star, one of billions of stars in the Milky Way galaxy, and the closest star to Earth.