MA.ES. EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE
The Earth in the Solar System
ES.14. Recognize that the earth revolves around (orbits) the sun in a year's time and that the earth rotates on its axis once approximately every 24 hours. Make connections between the rotation of the earth and day/night, and the apparent movement of the sun, moon, and stars across the sky.
The Water Cycle
ES.10. Describe how water on earth cycles in different forms and in different locations, including underground and in the atmosphere.
ES.11. Give examples of how the cycling of water, both in and out of the atmosphere, has an effect on climate.