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The Universe Question of the week. Why is it important to know about the universe? The Five Wanders of the Ancient Skies Who are the five wanders of the ancient skies? Why do you think our ancient ancestors were so interested in studying the universe? orb Poetry constellations Myth Outer Astronomy Space Science celestial Comprehension Skill Main Ideas and Details: To find the topic of a paragraph, ask yourself, “What is this all about?” To find the main idea, ask yourself, “What is the most important idea about the topic?” The supporting details should support your main idea. Comprehension Strategy Monitor and Fix up: When you read check yourself and make sure you understand what you read. Use headings and key words to help you find understand main idea. Vocabulary Strategy Greek and Latin Roots: Greek and Latin Roots are used in many English roots. The Latin word sol mean sun The Greek root astr- means star. Used in such words astronaut, astrology, and astronomer. astronomers Experts in the science that deals with the Sun, Moon, planets, stars, and galaxies. galaxy A group of billions of stars forming one system particles Extremely small units of matter collide To strike violently together compact Firmly packed together collapse To cave in
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