The Eye Wonder team learns more about astronomy. D.V. speaks with an astronomer who explains concepts of the universe, and the types of technology and telescopes astronomers use to learn about outer space.
- 4.E.3 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the locations, movements, and patterns of stars and objects in the solar system.
- 4.E.3A Astronomy is the study of objects in our solar system and beyond. A solar system includes a sun, (star), and all other objects that orbit that sun. Planets in our night sky change positions and are not always visible from Earth as they orbit our...
- 8.E.4 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the universe and the predictable patterns caused by Earth’s movement in the solar system.
- 8.E.4B Earth’s solar system consists of the Sun and other objects that are held in orbit around the Sun by its gravitational pull on them. Motions within the Earth-Moon-Sun system have effects that can be observed on Earth.