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) POC-3. Explain how earth events (abruptly and over time) can bring about changes in Earth's surface: landforms, ocean floor, rock features, or climate.
ESS1 (7-8)-3. Students demonstrate an understanding of processes and change over time within earth systems by...
3a. Evaluating slow processes (e.g. weathering, erosion, mountain building, sea floor spreading) to determine how the earth has changed and will continue to change over time.