South Dakota Standards
SD.8.E. Earth/Space Science: Students will analyze the composition, formative processes, and history of the universe, solar system, and Earth.
8.E.1. Analyze the various structures and processes of the Earth system.
8.E.1.4. Students understand effects of the ocean on weather
8.E.1.8. Students are able to examine the chemical and physical properties of the ocean to determine causes and effects of currents and waves.