Useful Resources

Earth, Sun, and Moon

Standard
Key
Concepts
Vocabulary
Useful Resources
Demonstrate and
explain seasons
using a model.



Explain how the
revolution of the
Earth around the
sun defines a year.



Design a model of
the solar system
that shows the
relative order and
scale of the planets,
dwarf planets, comets,
and asteroids to the
sun.


Lessons 3 and 4 in the science kit.

Video comparing planets


Describe the motion
of the planets and
moons in terms of
rotation on axis and
orbits due to gravity.



Explain the phases of
the moon.



Explain the apparent
motion of the stars
(constellations) and
the sun across the
sky.







Explain lunar and solar
eclipses.







http://youtu.be/49O2MsT1txU
Explain the tides of the
oceans as they relate
to the gravitational
pull and orbit of the
moon.