IL.12. Concepts and Principles: Understand the fundamental concepts, principles and interconnections of the life, physical and earth/space sciences.
12.E. Know and apply concepts that describe the features and processes of the Earth and its resources.
12.E.2a. Identify and explain natural cycles of the Earth's land, water and atmospheric systems (e.g., rock cycle, water cycle, weather patterns).
12.E.2b. Describe and explain short-term and long-term interactions of the Earth's components (e.g., earthquakes, types of erosion).