New Mexico Standards
NM.II. Content of Science: Earth and Space Science: Understand the structure of Earth, the solar system, and the universe, the interconnections among them, and the processes and interactions of Earth's systems.
II-B. Describe the structure of Earth and its atmosphere and explain how energy, matter, and forces shape Earth's systems.
II-B.4a. Weather and Climate: Describe the composition (i.e., nitrogen, oxygen, water vapor) and strata of Earth's atmosphere, and differences between the atmosphere of Earth and those of other planets.