Earth and Space
We will begin our topic by learning about the different planets of the solar system and exploring facts about them.
As scientists we will be:
- describe the movement of the Earth, and other planets, relative to the Sun in the solar system
- describe the movement of the Moon relative to the Earth
- describe the Sun, Earth and Moon as approximately spherical bodies
- use the idea of the Earth’s rotation to explain day and night and the apparent movement of the sun across the sky.
Our new class book will be: