Access Point #: SC.8.E.5.In.9

Recognize that the four seasons are related to Earth’s position as it travels (revolves) around the Sun.
General Information
Number: SC.8.E.5.In.9
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.

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Related Courses

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2002100: M/J Comprehensive Science 3
2002110: M/J Comprehensive Science 3, Advanced
2001010: M/J Earth/Space Science
2001020: M/J Earth/Space Science, Advanced
7820017: Access M/J Comprehensive Science 3
2002085: M/J Comprehensive Science 2 Accelerated Honors
2001025: M/J STEM Astronomy and Space Science
2001100: M/J Coastal Science 1
2001105: M/J Coastal Science 2

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Teaching Idea

Modeling Sunlight on Earth:

Groups of students work with a flashlight and globe to model sunlight on Earth at different times of the year.

Type: Teaching Idea

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