NE.SC 4: EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCES: Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, theories, and models of Earth and Space Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world.
4.2. Earth Structures and Processes
8.4.2. Students will investigate and describe Earth’s structure, systems, and processes.
Properties of Earth Materials
8.4.2.a. Describe the layers of Earth (core, mantle, crust, atmosphere)
8.4.2.c. Describe the mixture of gasses in Earth’s atmosphere and how the atmosphere’s properties change at different elevations
4.3. Energy in Earth’s Systems
8.4.3. Students will investigate and describe energy in Earth’s systems.
Weather and Climate
8.4.3.c. Describe atmospheric movements that influence weather and climate (air masses, jet stream)