• I Can Statements For Astronomy


    Earth, Moon, and Sun Relationships

    • I can describe the difference between rotation and revolution.
    • I can identify the seasons and describe what causes the seasons to change.
    • I can identify the phases of the moon and describe their cause.
    • I can explain why eclipses (solar and Lunar) occur.
    • I can explain why tides occur on the earth.
    • I can identify the types of tides based on where the sun, moon, and earth are.



    • I can explain the atmospheric layers of the sun.
    • I can explain the interior layers of the sun.
    • I can explain the life cycle of a star.


    Planets and our solar system

    • I can describe the characteristics of the planets in our solar system.
    • I can explain the distances of planets in Astronomical Units (AU)