MT.S4. Students, through the inquiry process, demonstrate knowledge of the composition, structures, processes and interactions of Earth's systems and other objects in space.
S4.4. Describe the water cycle, the composition and structure of the atmosphere and the impact of oceans on large-scale weather patterns
S4.4.gr5.A. Explain the water cycle and its application to weather.
S4.4.gr5.B. Identify different types of clouds and how they can be used to predict weather.
S4.5. Describe and model the motion and tilt of earth in relation to the sun, and explain the concepts of day, night, seasons, year, and climatic changes
S4.5.gr5.A. Compare and contrast revolution and rotation
S4.5.gr5.B. Illustrate/model Earth's rotation in relation to the sun
S4.5.gr5.C. Explain how the Earth's rotation causes day and night
S4.5.gr5.E. Describe and model the causes of seasons and year due to the revolution and tilt of the Earth in relation to the sun
S4.6. Describe the earth, moon, planets and other objects in space in terms of size, force of gravity, structure, and movement in relation to the sun
S4.6.gr5.C. Model the relative movements of the moon, Earth and sun
MT.S5. Students, through the inquiry process, understand how scientific knowledge and technological developments impact communities, cultures and societies.
S5.4. Use scientific knowledge to investigate problems and their proposed solutions and evaluate those solutions while considering environmental impacts
S5.4.gr5.A. Identify a local issue with an environmental impact