CT.6.3. Energy in the Earth's Systems: Variations in the amount of the sun's energy hitting the Earth's surface affect daily and seasonal weather patterns. a) Local and regional weather are affected by the amount of solar energy the area receives and proximity to a large body of water.
6.3.6. Design, conduct and report in writing an investigation that reveals different substances absorb and release heat at different rates.
CT.CC.RST.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
Craft and Structure
RST.6-8.4. Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6-8 texts and topics.