New Mexico Standards
NM.II. Content of Science: Earth and Space Science: Understand the structure of Earth, the solar system, and the universe, the interconnections among them, and the processes and interactions of Earth's systems.
II-B. Describe the structure of Earth and its atmosphere and explain how energy, matter, and forces shape Earth's systems.
II-B.1a. Describe the role of pressure (and heat) in the rock cycle.
NM.II. Content of Science: Physical Science: Understand the structure and properties of matter, the characteristics of energy, and the interactions between matter and energy.
II-B. Explain the physical processes involved in the transfer, change, and conservation of energy.
II-B.1a. Energy Transformation: Know that energy exists in many forms and that when energy is transformed some energy is usually converted to heat.