South Carolina Standards
SC.8-3. Earth's Structure and Processes: The student will demonstrate an understanding of materials that determine the structure of Earth and the processes that have altered this structure. (Earth Science)
8-3.2. Explain how scientists use seismic waves - primary, secondary, and surface waves - and Earth's magnetic fields to determine the internal structure of Earth.
SC.8-6. Waves: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the properties and behaviors of waves. (Physical Science)
8-6.1. Recall that waves transmit energy but not matter.
8-6.3. Summarize factors that influence the basic properties of waves (including frequency, amplitude, wavelength, and speed).
8-6.4. Summarize the behaviors of waves (including refraction, reflection, transmission, and absorption).