Science 5.8

Earth and space. The student knows that there are recognizable patterns in the natural world and among the Sun, Earth, and Moon system. The student is expected to:

  • (1) differentiate between weather and climate;
    • (A) explain how the Sun and the ocean interact in the water cycle;
    • (B) demonstrate that Earth rotates on its axis once approximately every 24 hours causing the day/night cycle and the apparent movement of the Sun across the sky; and
    • (C) identify and compare the physical characteristics of the Sun, Earth, and Moon.

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