Student will be able to describe the scale of the cosmos, solar system, galaxy, universe by comparison to common earthly objects.
Student will be able to understand the basis for division of the sky by constellation.
Student will be able to apply physical concepts to learn how stars form, live, die, and what remains when they’re gone.
Student will be able to explain the seasons, solar and lunar cycles, solar and lunar eclipses, and planetary orbits, including the moon’s influence on tidal forces.
Student will foster analysis and reasoning skills through designing and performing science based activities.
Students will reinforce problem solving skills based on the use of the scientific method.