Texas Assessments Standards (STAAR)
TX.STAAR.5. STAAR Grade 5 Science Assessment
Reporting Category 3: Earth and Space - The student will demonstrate an understanding of components, cycles, patterns, and natural events of Earth and space systems.
(4.7) Earth and space. The students know that Earth consists of useful resources and its surface is constantly changing. The student is expected to:
4.7 (C) Identify and classify Earth's renewable resources, including air, plants, water, and animals; and nonrenewable resources, including coal, oil, and natural gas; and the importance of conservation. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
(5.7) Earth and space. The student knows Earth's surface is constantly changing and consists of useful resources. The student is expected to:
5.7 (A) Explore the processes that led to the formation of sedimentary rocks and fossil fuels. Readiness Standard (STAAR)
5.7 (C) Identify alternative energy resources such as wind, solar, hydroelectric, geothermal, and biofuels. Readiness Standard (STAAR)