Formation of Earth

Formation of Earth

Earth formed from the solar nebula and contracted by gravity and differentiated; Moon formed when a giant asteroid struck Earth and flung material out into space.

CK-12 (High School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How did the Earth form and develop into the place where we live today?
STANDARDS:
HS-ESS1-6 - Earth's Formation & History, RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.4 - Key Terms

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2
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