NE.SC 4: EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCES: Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, theories, and models of Earth and Space Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world.
4.2. Earth Structures and Processes
5.4.2. Students will observe and describe Earth’s materials, structure, and processes.
5.4.2.b. Identify weathering, erosion, and deposition as processes that build up or break down Earth’s surface
Properties of Earth Materials
5.4.2.a. Describe the characteristics of rocks, minerals, soil, water, and the atmosphere
4.3. Energy in Earth’s Systems
5.4.3. Students will observe and describe the effects of energy changes on Earth.
Weather and Climate
5.4.3.b. Observe, measure, and record changes in weather (temperature, wind direction and speed, precipitation)
5.4.3.c. Recognize the difference between weather, climate, and seasons
4.4. Earth’s History
5.4.4. Students will describe environments based on fossil evidence.
5.4.4.a. Describe how slow processes (erosion, weathering, deposition, uplift) and rapid processes (landslides, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, violent storms) change Earth’s surface