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Planets and Stars

PLANETS AND STARS

S4E1. Students will compare and contrast the physical attributes of stars, star patterns, and 
planets. 

a. Recognize the physical attributes of stars in the night sky such as number, size, color 
and patterns. 
b. Compare the similarities and differences of planets to the stars in appearance, 
position, and number in the night sky. 
c. Explain why the pattern of stars in a constellation stays the same, but a planet can be 
seen in different locations at different times. 
d. Identify how technology is used to observe distant objects in the sky. 

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