South Carolina Standards
SC.6-4. Earth's Atmosphere and Weather: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between Earth's atmospheric properties and processes and its weather and climate. (Earth Science)
6-4.1. Compare the composition and structure of Earth's atmospheric layers (including the gases and differences in temperature and pressure within the layers).
6-4.4. Summarize the relationship of the movement of air masses, high and low pressure systems, and frontal boundaries to storms (including thunderstorms, hurricanes, and tornadoes) and other weather conditions.
6-4.9. Explain the influence of global winds and the jet stream on weather and climatic conditions.