Access Point #: SC.8.E.5.Pa.4

Recognize a technology tool created for space exploration and adapted for personal use, such as computers, telescopes, or satellites.
Number: SC.8.E.5.Pa.4
Category: Participatory
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.