Rhode Island World-Class Standards
RI.ESS1. Earth and Space Science: The earth and earth materials as we know them today have developed over long periods of time, through continual change processes.
ESS1 (K-4) INQ-1. Given certain earth materials (soils, rocks or minerals) use physical properties to sort, classify, and describe them.
ESS1 (3-4)-1. Students demonstrate an understanding of earth materials by...
1d. Identifying the four basic materials of the earth (water, soil, rocks, air).
ESS1 (K-4) POC-5. Based on data collected from daily weather observations, describe weather changes or weather patterns.
ESS1 (3-4)-5. Students demonstrate an understanding of processes and change over time within earth systems by...
5b. Describing water as it changes into vapor in the air and reappears as a liquid when it's cooled.
5c. Explaining how this cycle of water relates to weather and the formation of clouds.