MN.8.3. Earth and Space Science
8.3.2. Interdependence Within the Earth System
220.127.116.11. The student will understand that the sun is the principal external energy source for the Earth.
18.104.22.168.2. Recognize that oceans have a major effect on global climate because water in the oceans holds a large amount of heat.
22.214.171.124. The student will understand that the water cycle is an open system with many inputs.
126.96.36.199.1. Describe the location, composition and use of major water reservoirs on the Earth, and the transfer of water among them.