Earth and Space Science: Our Solar System


SS6.1 Research and represent the physical characteristics of the major components of the solar system, including the sun, planets, moons, asteroids, and comets. (CP, SI)
SS6.2 Assess the efficacy of various methods of representing and interpreting astronomical phenomena, including phases, eclipses, and seasons. (CP, SI)
SS6.3 Evaluate past, current, and possible future contributions of space exploration programs including space probes and human spaceflight, which support living and working in the inner solar system. (DM, TPS)