North Carolina Standards
NC.6.E. Earth Science
Earth: Systems, Structures and Processes
6.E.2. Understand the structure of the earth and how interactions of constructive and destructive forces have resulted in changes in the surface of the Earth over time and the effects of the lithosphere on humans.
6.E.2.1. Summarize the structure of the earth, including the layers, the mantle and core based on the relative position, composition and density.
6.E.2.2. Explain how crustal plates and ocean basins are formed, move and interact using earthquakes, heat flow and volcanoes to reflect forces within the earth.
NC.6.P. Physical Science
Forces and Motion
6.P.1. Understand the properties of waves and the wavelike property of energy in earthquakes, light and sound waves.
6.P.1.1. Compare the properties of waves to the wavelike property of energy in earthquakes, light and sound.