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

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Mississippi Standards

MS.1. Inquiry: Draw conclusions from scientific investigations including controlled experiments.
1.c. Summarize data to show the cause and effect relationship between qualitative and quantitative observations (using standard, metric, and non-standard units of measurement). (DOK 3)
1.c.1. Tools (e.g., English rulers , metric rulers [to the nearest millimeter], thermometers, scales, hand lenses, microscopes, balances, clocks, calculators, anemometers, rain gauges, barometers, hygrometers, telescopes, compasses, spring scales, pH indicators, stopwatches, graduated cylinders, medicine droppers)
MS.4. Earth and Space Science: Describe the Earth's System in terms of its position to objects in the universe, structure and composition, climate, and renewable and nonrenewable resources.
4.f. Describe the hierarchical structure (stars, clusters, galaxies, galactic clusters) of the universe and examine the expanding universe to include its age and history and the modern techniques (e.g., radio, infrared, ultraviolet and X-ray astronomy) used to measure objects and distances in the universe). (DOK 2)