Wisconsin Academic Standards
SCI.ESS. Disciplinary Core Idea: Earth and Space Sciences (ESS)
SCI.ESS2. Students use science and engineering practices, crosscutting concepts, and an understanding of Earth’s systems to make sense of phenomena and solve problems.
SCI.ESS2.A. Earth Materials and Systems
SCI.ESS2.A.4,5. Four major Earth systems interact. Rainfall helps to shape the land and affects the types of living things found in a region. Water, ice, wind, organisms, and gravity break rocks, soils, and sediments into smaller pieces and move them around.
SCI.ESS3. Students use science and engineering practices, crosscutting concepts, and an understanding of the Earth and human activity to make sense of phenomena and solve problems.
SCI.ESS3.B. Natural Hazards
SCI.ESS3.B.3,4. A variety of hazards result from natural processes; humans cannot eliminate hazards but can reduce their impacts.