ID.4. Earth and Space Systems: Students describe the dynamic changes that occur on Earth.
4.1. Understand Scientific Theories of Origin and Subsequent Changes in the Universe and Earth Systems
5.S.4.1.1. The student will be able to describe the interactions among the solid earth, oceans and atmosphere (erosion, climate, tectonics and continental drift). (609.01.a)
4.2. Understand Geo-chemical Cycles and Energy in the Earth System
5.S.4.2.1. The student will be able to explain the rock cycle and identify the three classifications of rocks. (609.02.a)