Tennessee Academic Standards
TN.4.ESS. Earth and Space Sciences (ESS)
4.ESS1. Earth’s Place in the Universe
4.ESS1.1. Generate and support a claim with evidence that over long periods of time, erosion (weathering and transportation) and deposition have changed landscapes and created new landforms.
4.ESS2. Earth’s Systems
4.ESS2.1. Collect and analyze data from observations to provide evidence that rocks, soils, and sediments are broken into smaller pieces through mechanical weathering (frost wedging, abrasion, tree root wedging) and are transported by water, ice, wind, gravity, and vegetation.
4.ESS2.4. Analyze and interpret data on the four layers of the Earth, including thickness, composition, and physical states of these layers.