Earth Science 0102

Standard I-objective 2: Big Bang & the Solar System

Standard I: Students will understand that scientific evidence supports theories that explain how the universe and solar system developed. They will compare Earth to other objects in the solar system.
Objective 2: Analyze Earth as part of the solar system, which is part of the Milky Way galaxy.

“I Can” Statements

a. I can identify the scientific evidence for the age of the solar system, including Earth. (from Obj.1)
b. I can describe the nebular theory of solar system formation and the evidence supporting it.
c. I can compare the composition of objects in the solar system to their distance from the sun.
d. I can compare the size of the solar system to the Milky Way galaxy.
e. I can compare the size and scale of objects within the solar system.
f. I can evaluate the conditions that exist on the other planets and moons in the solar system.

Multiple choice/Essay Test-new              Curriculum Map


Learning Activity Technology Application Lab Inquiry Lab Discussion Audio-Visual Reading/ Writing Students Teach Demonstration
Core Tracker
Radioactive Popcorn X
Composition of the Solar System X
Frosty X
Modeling the Solar System X X
Creat Your Own Solar System X X
Evolution of the Solar System
Active Accretion (game) X
Size of the Solar System vs Milky Way
Astro-venture X
RadioacitiveDating Game X
Our Solar System ppt X
A Travelors Guide to the Planets X