NV.E.8.C. Earth's Composition and Structure (Earth and Space Science Unifying Concept C): Students understand that landforms result from a combination of constructive and destructive processes.
E.8.C.1. Geologic Processes: Students know sedimentary rocks and fossils provide evidence for changing environments and the constancy of geologic processes. E/S
E.8.C.3. Geologic Processes: Students know Earth is composed of a crust (both continental and oceanic); hot convecting mantle; and dense, a metallic core. E/S
NV.L.8.D. Diversity of Life (Life Science Unifying Concept D): Students understand that life forms change over time, contributing to the variety of organisms found on the Earth.
L.8.D.2. Natural Selection: Students know fossils provide evidence of how life and environmental conditions have changed throughout geologic time. E/S