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)
8-4.10. Compare the purposes of the tools and the technology that scientists use to study space (including various types of telescopes, satellites, space probes, and spectroscopes).
8-4.9. Recall the Sun's position in the universe, the shapes and composition of galaxies, and the distance measurement unit (light year) needed to identify star and galaxy locations.