Rhode Island Standards
RI.ESS1. Earth and Space Science: The earth and earth materials as we know them today have developed over long periods of time, through continual change processes.
ESS1 (5-8) SAE+ POC-4. Explain the role of differential heating or convection in ocean currents, winds, weather and weather patterns, atmosphere, or climate.
ESS1 (7-8)-4. Students demonstrate an understanding of processes and change over time within earth systems by...
4a. Explaining cause and effect relationships between global climate and energy transfer.
4b. Using evidence to make inferences or predictions about global climate issues.