Big Idea 5: Earth in Space and Time
Humans continue to explore Earth's place in space. Gravity and energy influence the formation of galaxies, including our own Milky Way Galaxy, stars, the Solar System, and Earth. Humankind's need to explore continues to lead to the development of knowledge and understanding of our Solar System.
Distinguish among the following objects of the Solar System -- Sun, planets, moons, asteroids,
comets -- and identify Earth's position in it.
Cognitive Complexity/Depth of Knowledge Rating: High