Texas TEKS Standards
TX.112.16. Science, Grade 5.
(5.8) Earth and space. The student knows that there are recognizable patterns in the natural world and among the Sun, Earth, and Moon system. The student is expected to:
5.8 (B) Explain how the Sun and the ocean interact in the water cycle.
5.8 (C) Demonstrate that Earth rotates on its axis once approximately every 24 hours causing the day/night cycle and the apparent movement of the Sun across the sky.