Solar System

Astronomy Study Guides: The Earth

By pwsadmin / June 19, 2020 /

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Earth is the third planet closest to the sun in the Solar System. It is the only known planet to have the atmosphere and environment that is capable of supporting life. Rotation • The Earth rotates or spins on its axis. • The axis is an imaginary line that marks two points or poles…

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How to teach ESL students about our solar system

By pwsadmin / June 1, 2020 /

Our solar system is one of the most interesting topics discussed in middle school because of the countless colorful heavenly bodies occupying the universe and the idea that there is actually something else outside of our world. In the few decades since space exploration began, probes have reached the far regions of the solar system.…

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The Solar System Learning Resource

By pwsadmin / November 1, 2019 /

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The sun, planets, moons, asteroids, minor planets, and comets make up the Solar System. The sun remains at the center of the system while all other celestial (heavenly) bodies continuously revolve around the sun’s orbit. Clouds of dust and gas also surround these bodies and revolve along with them. The sun’s strong gravitational force is…

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