North Dakota Standards
ND.5. Earth and Space Science: Students understand the basic concepts and principles of earth and space science.
6.5.3. Characteristics of the Earth: Describe the characteristics of the layers of the Earth (i.e., crust, mantle, core)
ND.CC.6-8.RST. Reading Standards for Information Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
Craft and Structure
6-8.RST.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.