Rhode Island Standards
RI.ESS1. Earth and Space Science: The earth and earth materials as we know them today have developed over long periods of time, through continual change processes.
ESS1 (5-8) INQ+ POC-5. Using data about a rock's physical characteristics make and support an inference about the rock's history and connection to rock cycle.
ESS1 (5-6)-5. Students demonstrate an understanding of processes and change over time by...
5a. Representing the processes of the rock cycle in words, diagrams, or models.
5b. Citing evidence and developing a logical argument to explain the formation of a rock, given its characteristics and location. (e.g. classifying rock type using identification resources).