IL.12. Concepts and Principles: Understand the fundamental concepts, principles and interconnections of the life, physical and earth/space sciences.
12.E. Know and apply concepts that describe the features and processes of the Earth and its resources.
12.E.2a. Identify and explain natural cycles of the Earth's land, water and atmospheric systems (e.g., rock cycle, water cycle, weather patterns).
12.F. Know and apply concepts that explain the composition and structure of the universe and Earth's place in it.
12.F.2a. Identify and explain natural cycles and patterns in the solar system (e.g., order of the planets; moon phases; seasons as related to Earth's tilt, one's latitude, and where Earth is in its yearly orbit around the sun).
IL.13. Science, Technology, and Society: Understand the relationships among science, technology and society in historical and contemporary contexts.
13.B. Know and apply concepts that describe the interaction between science, technology and society.
13.B.2e. Identify and explain ways that technology changes ecosystems (e.g., dams, highways, buildings, communication networks, power plants).