Florida Standards (NGSSS)
FL.LACC.RST.68. Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
Craft and Structure
LACC.68.RST.2.4. 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.
FL.SC.6.E. Earth and Space Science
SC.6.E.7. .Earth Systems and Patterns - The scientific theory of the evolution of Earth states that changes in our planet are driven by the flow of energy and the cycling of matter through dynamic interactions among the atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, geosphere, and biosphere, and the resources used to sustain human civilization on Earth.
SC.6.E.7.1. Differentiate among radiation, conduction, and convection, the three mechanisms by which heat is transferred through Earth's system.
SC.6.E.7.5. Explain how energy provided by the sun influences global patterns of atmospheric movement and the temperature differences between air, water, and land.