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Solar System Formation

LT.2C - Identify evidence for the formation of the solar system. Explain how meteorites, ancient earth materials, and other planetary surfaces, support the theory of the formation of the solar system. (formerly LT.B and LT.C)

Construct and explanation for how our solar system formed, starting with a gas cloud and ending with the evidence we see today. Explain how Newton's 1st Law,  and the structure of the solar system are evidence that support this explanation. 
Use these vocabulary: inertia, momentum, accretion, stellar nebula, gravity, frost line, protostar, friction, fusion, solar wind, meteorite, Jovian, terrestrial, planetesimal, age of bombardment.