MS-ESS1-1

Develop and use a model of the Earth-sun-moon system to describe the cyclic patterns of lunar phases, eclipses of the sun and moon, and seasons.

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  1. Planets

    Scientists discover likely source of the moon’s faint yellow tail

    These sodium atoms are part of the debris kicked up from the moon’s surface, mostly by micrometeorites, two new studies conclude.

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  2. Physics

    Eclipses come in many forms

    Eclipses are one of nature’s most awesome spectacles, and scientists have learned a lot by observing them and related celestial alignments — occultations and transits.

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  3. Physics

    Machine simulates the sun’s core

    A machine heats iron atoms to temperatures that match the interior of the sun. This has helped solve a solar mystery.

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  4. Planets

    Heavenly research

    Groundbreaking research in astronomy landed four high school seniors spots as finalists in the 2014 Intel Science Talent Search.

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  5. Space

    Not seeing sunspots

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