This review aligns with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS):
"STANDARD 8 - The Universe and Practices of Science.
8A. understands the properties and dynamic nature of the solar system.
8D. observes, describes, and explains the relative and apparent motions of objects in the sky.
8G. demonstrates the ability to use instruments or to explain functions of the technologies and tools used in the study of the space sciences."
An interactive student review to the second PowerPoint lesson "The Sun" in the unit on "Stars and Galaxies" (Unit XIV). This ActivInspire program contains 20 questions that are multiple choice; true/false; text and numeric responses - and reviews the physical characteristics of the Sun and the Sun's effects on Earth. A PDF student study guide/worksheet can also be generated using this program.
*All PowerPoint lessons; ActivInspire programs; student note sheets/activities and assessments for this unit can be found under the "Earth/Space Complete Unit XIV Stars and Galaxies" zip file folder.
Terms/concepts in this review include:
Little Ice Age
Coronal Mass Ejections
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