New York Standards
NY.P4. The Physical Setting: Students will understand and apply scientific concepts, principles, and theories pertaining to the physical setting and living environment and recognize the historical development of ideas in science.
P4.2: Many of the phenomena that we observe on Earth involve interactions among components of air, water, and land.
4.2.1. Explain how the atmosphere (air), hydrosphere (water), and lithosphere (land) interact, evolve, and change.
4.2.2. Describe volcano and earthquake patterns, the rock cycle, and weather and climate changes.