Access Point #: SC.8.E.5.In.7

Compare conditions on other planets in the Solar System to those on Earth, such as gravity, temperature, and atmosphere.
Number: SC.8.E.5.In.7
Category: Independent
Date Adopted or Revised: 02/08
Big Idea: Earth in Space and Time : The origin and eventual fate of the Universe still remains one of the greatest questions in science. Gravity and energy influence the formation of galaxies, including our own Milky Way Galaxy, stars, the planetary systems, and Earth. Humankind’s need to explore continues to lead to the development of knowledge and understanding of the nature of the Universe.