Nevada Science Standards
E.8.B.2 Students know the solar system includes a great variety of planetary moons, asteroids, and comets. I/S
E.12.B.3 Students know ways in which technology has increased understanding of the universe. I/S
Next Generation Science Standards
MS-ESS1-2. Develop and use a model to describe the role of gravity in the motions within galaxies and the solar system.
HS-ESS1-4. Use mathematical or computational representations to predict the motion of orbiting objects in the solar system.
posted - August 2012
Read Chapter 25.1 Exploring the Universe pg 790-794. Outline the reading in your Science Notebook & include major points and diagrams/tables.
You should focus on the following essential questions:
-How are the geocentric and heliocentric models of the solar system different
-What keeps the planets in orbit around the sun
-What bodies make up the solar system
-How is the solar system being explored today
Source: Prentice Hall Physical Science - Concepts in Action
Watch video and take notes in your science notebook.