LA.ESS-M. Earth and Space Science: The students will develop an understanding of the properties of earth materials, the structure of the Earth system, the Earth's history, and the Earth's place in the universe.
ESS-M-A9. Structure of the Earth: compare and contrast topographic features of the ocean floor to those formed above sea level. (2, 3, 4)
LA.LS-M. Life Science: The students will become aware of the characteristics and life cycles of organisms and understand their relationships to each other and to their environment.
GLE-M-25. Grade Level Expectation: Populations and Ecosystems: Locate and describe the major biomes of the world (LS-M-C3)
LS-M-C3. Populations and Ecosystems: investigating major ecosystems and recognizing physical properties and organisms within each. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)