Students will describe the role of gravity in the formation of objects in the solar system and the paths of objects in the solar system.
California State Standard(s): SC.8.4.e. Students know the appearance, general composition, relative position and size, and motion of objects in the solar system, including planets, planetary satellites, comets, and asteroids. SC.8.2.g. Students know the role of gravity in forming and maintaining the shapes of planets, stars, and the solar system.