Unit 7L The Solar System and Beyond B A T I can use the idea of the Earth’s rotation to
LEVELNESS 3 explain the apparent movement of the stars in
the night sky.
I know that the Sun gives out light.
I can explain what a day and a year is.
I know the shape of the Moon changes.
I know there are nine planets in the Solar
I know that there are other planets in the
System and that they have different
I know that the other planets are different to
I can explain why planets orbit round the Sun.
I know that the Sun is a star and can explain
how this is different to a planet.
I can explain why the sun appears to move.
I can explain how eclipses of the Sun and Moon
I know how long the moon takes to orbit the
I can describe the way the moon changes
I can relate the conditions of a planet to its
distance from the Sun.
I know why we get seasons.
I can use big space numbers.
I can use a simple model to show the axis of
spin of the Earth is at an angle to its orbit
around the Sun.