MS.1. Inquiry: Draw conclusions from scientific investigations including controlled experiments.
1.d. Analyze evidence that is used to form explanations and draw conclusions. (DOK 3)
MS.4. Earth and Space Science: Describe the Earth's System in terms of its position to objects in the universe, structure and composition, climate, and renewable and nonrenewable resources.
4.a. Compare and contrast the lithosphere and the asthenosphere. (DOK 1)
4.a.3. How the lithosphere responds to tectonic forces (faulting and folding)
4.b. Describe the cause and effect relationship between the composition of and movement within the Earth's lithosphere. (DOK 1)
4.b.1. Seismic wave velocities of earthquakes and volcanoes to lithospheric plate boundaries using seismic data
MS.CC.RST.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
Craft and Structure
RST.6-8.4. 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.
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
RST.6-8.7. Integrate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text with a version of that information expressed visually (e.g., in a flowchart, diagram, model, graph, or table).