Texas TEKS Standards
TX.112.20. Science, Grade 8.
(8.10) Earth and space. The student knows that climatic interactions exist among Earth, ocean, and weather systems. The student is expected to:
8.10 (A) Recognize that the Sun provides the energy that drives convection within the atmosphere and oceans, producing winds and ocean currents.
8.10 (C) Identify the role of the oceans in the formation of weather systems such as hurricanes.