ME.C. The Scientific and Technological Enterprise: Students understand the history and nature of scientific knowledge and technology, the processes of inquiry and technological design, and the impacts science and technology have on society and the environment.
C.3. Science, Technology, and Society: Students identify and describe the influences of science and technology on people and the environment.
C.3.b. Give examples of changes in the environment caused by natural or man-made influences.
ME.D. The Physical Setting: Students understand the universal nature of matter, energy, force, and motion and identify how these relationships are exhibited in Earth Systems, in the solar system, and throughout the universe.
D.2. Earth: Students describe the properties of Earth's surface materials, the processes that change them, and cycles that affect the Earth.
D.2.b. Describe the various forms water takes in the air and how that relates to weather.
D.2.d. Describe the kinds of materials that form rocks and soil.
D.2.f. Explain how the substance called air surrounds things, takes up space, and its movement can be felt as wind.