South Carolina Standards & Learning
SC.5.E. EARTH SCIENCE: CHANGES IN LANDFORMS AND OCEANS
5.E.3. The student will demonstrate an understanding of how natural processes and human activities affect the features of Earth’s landforms and oceans.
5.E.3B. Conceptual Understanding: Earth’s oceans and landforms can be affected by natural processes in various ways. Humans cannot eliminate natural hazards caused by these processes but can take steps to reduce their impacts. Human activities can affect the land and oceans in positive and negative ways.
Students who demonstrate this understanding can:
5.E.3B.1. Analyze and interpret data to describe and predict how natural processes (such as weathering, erosion, deposition, earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, or storms) affect Earth’s surface.