Students will enjoy using these cards to review for a solar system assessment.
Standards include the following...
-Recall that Earth is one of many planets in the solar system that orbit the Sun.
-Compare the properties and the location of Earth to the Sun, which is a star, and the Moon.
-Explain how the Sun affects Earth.
-Explain how the tilt of Earth’s axis and the revolution around the Sun results in the seasons of the year.
-Explain how the rotation of Earth results in day and night.
-Illustrate the phases of the Moon and the Moon’s effect on ocean tides.
-Interpret the change in the length of shadows during the day in relation to the position of the Sun in the sky
-Recognize the purpose of telescopes.