Texas Assessments Standards (STAAR)
TX.STAAR.8. STAAR Grade 8 Science Assessment
Reporting Category 3: Earth and Space - The student will demonstrate an understanding of components, cycles, patterns, and natural events of Earth and space systems.
(8.9) Earth and space. The student knows that natural events can impact Earth systems. The student is expected to:
8.9 (A) Describe the historical development of evidence that supports plate tectonic theory. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
8.9 (B) Relate plate tectonics to the formation of crustal features. Readiness Standard (STAAR)