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

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:ESS2:8:4.1. View from Earth: Students will explain how technological advances have allowed scientists to re-evaluate or extend existing ideas about the Solar System.
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:ESS3:8:3.1. Universe: Students will describe the universe as being comprised of billions of galaxies, each containing many billions of stars; and explain that there are vast distances separating these galaxies and stars from one another and from the Earth.
NH.ESS4. Earth Space Science: The growth of scientific knowledge in Earth Space Science has been advanced through the development of technology and is used (alone or in combination with other sciences) to identify, understand and solve local and global issues.
S:ESS4:8:2.3. Tools: Students will describe how man uses land-based light telescopes, radio telescopes, satellites, manned exploration, probes and robots to collect data.