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.
(3.7) Earth and space. The student knows that Earth consists of natural resources and its surface is constantly changing. The student is expected to:
3.7 (B) Investigate rapid changes in Earth's surface such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and landslides. 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 (B) Recognize how landforms such as deltas, canyons, and sand dunes are the result of changes to Earth's surface by wind, water, and ice. Readiness Standard (STAAR)