Join a friendly meteoroid on a journey through the three regions that make his name change. The little rhymes will help with memorization of each term.
MODEL CURRICULUM (GRADE 5) Earth and Space Science
TOPIC- Cycles and Patterns in the Solar System
CONTENT STATEMENT- The solar system includes the sun and all the celestial bodies that orbit the sun. Each planet in the solar system has unique characteristics… Comets, asteroids, and meteoroids orbit the sun.
GRADE 5 CONCEPTS- A meteor appears when a particle or chunk of metallic or stony matter called a meteoroid enters Earth’s atmosphere from outer space.