Astronomy Learning Targets
ALT 1 - Scientific Knowledge
Identifies examples from the history of science that illustrate modification of scientific knowledge in light of challenges to prevailing explanations.
ALT 2 - Technological Problems and Advances
Explains how technological problems and advances create a demand for new scientific knowledge and how new knowledge enables the creation of new technologies
ALT 3 - Properties - Composition
Classifies the bodies in our solar system based on properties and composition.
ALT 4 - Evolution of the Solar System
Describes the evolution of our solar system over time.
ALT 5 - Universe, Galaxies, Stars, Planets
Describes how the universe, galaxies, stars, and planets evolve over time.
ALT 6 - Evidence of Multiple Galaxies
Describes attributes of our galaxy and evidence for multiple galaxies in the universe.
ALT 7 - Change Over Time
Explains how Earth’s atmosphere, geosphere, and hydrosphere change over time and at varying rates.
ALT 8 - Elucidate the History of Events
Explains techniques used to elucidate the history of events on Earth.
ALT 9 - Atmosphere, Geosphere, Hydrosphere
Describes the structure and composition of Earth’s atmosphere, geosphere, and hydrosphere.
ALT 10 - Comparing Earth's Characteristics
Compares Earth’s characteristics to other bodies in the solar system and the universe.