Unite Three Objectives

Statement of Inquiry: Scientists observe patterns to help explain how systems interact in space and time.
Global Context: Orientation in Space and Time

Learning Targets

3.1 I can describe how the motions of the Earth, Moon, and Sun create a variety of observable cycles. (MN State Standard,,

3.2 I can explain how gravity acts on objects. (MN State Standard,,

3.3 I can explain Earth's place in space. (MN State Standard,

3.4 I can compare and contrast the objects in our solar system. (MN State Standard

3.5 I can give examples of how technology can impact science and the quality of human life. (MN State Standard,

3.6 I can write a scientific explanation. (MN State Standard,

Earth in Space: Vocabulary

Astronomy - Solar system - Geocentric - Heliocentric - Solar Noon - Horizon - Angle of Separation - Waxing - Waning - Gibbous - Crescent - Solar Eclipse - Lunar Eclipse - Sun - Radiation - Radiometer - Absorb - Reflect - Mercury - Venus - Earth - Mars - Jupiter - Saturn - Uranus - Neptune - Tide - High Tide - Low Tide - Spring Tide - Neap Tide - Impact Crater - Rays - Asteroid - Asteroid belt - Comet - Meteoroid - Meteor - Meteorite

Sun, Earth Moon Webquest

Seasons Simulator #2

Current Events- March 20th, 2015

Create your own solar system!

Unit 3 Vocabulary Quizlet

Table of Contents


Wanderers Video Link

Future of Humanity Article

Wanderers Planet Brochure Assignment


MCA Preparation (Courtesy of Mr. Michaletz)