North Carolina Standards
NC.8.E. Earth Science
Earth Systems, Structures and Processes
8.E.1. Understand the hydrosphere and the impact of humans on local systems and the effects of the hydrosphere on humans.
8.E.1.2. Summarize evidence that Earth's oceans are a reservoir of nutrients, minerals, dissolved gases, and life forms:
8.E.1.2.d. Behavior of gases in the marine environment
8.E.1.2.e. Deep ocean technology and understandings gained