Earth and its solar system are part of the Milky Way galaxy, which is one of many galaxies in the universe. (MS-ESS1-2)
ESS1.B: Earth and the Solar System
The solar system consists of the sun and a collection of objects, including planets, their moons, and asteroids that are held in orbit around the sun by its gravitational pull on them. (MS-ESS1-2),(MS-ESS1-3)
The solar system appears to have formed from a disk of dust and gas, drawn together by gravity. (MS-ESS1-2)
Review/Overview/Introduction to the Universe Lesson
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Overview of the Universe, Its Stars, the Earth, and the Solar System
ESS1.A: The Universe and Its Stars Earth and its solar system are part of the Milky Way galaxy, which is one of many galaxies in the universe. (MS-ESS1-2) - created at http://goanimate4schools.com/
Source: Mrs. Gysin created with goanimate4schools.com with NASA images