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Make observations at different times of year to relate the amount of daylight to the time of year.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
K-2
1
Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in length and direction of shadows, day and night, and the seasonal appearance of some stars in the night sky.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
3-5
5
Develop and use a model of the Earth-sun-moon system to describe the cyclic patterns of lunar phases, eclipses of the sun and moon, and seasons.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
Middle School (6-8)
Develop and use a model to describe the role of gravity in the motions within galaxies and the solar system.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
Middle School (6-8)
Analyze and interpret data to determine scale properties of objects in the solar system.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
Middle School (6-8)
Use mathematical or computational representations to predict the motion of orbiting objects in the solar system.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
High School (9-12)
Use a model to describe how variations in the flow of energy into and out of Earth’s systems result in changes in climate.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
High School (9-12)

DCI Arrangements

Grade: 
K-2
1

DCI Arrangements

Grade: 
3-5
5

DCI Arrangements

Grade: 
Middle School (6-8)