MN.6.13. Reading Benchmarks: Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects 6-12
Craft and Structure
18.104.22.168. Determine the meaning of symbols, equations, graphical representations, tabular representations, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6-8 texts and topics.
MN.8.1. The Nature of Science and Engineering
8.1.1. The Practice of Science
22.214.171.124. The student will understand that scientific inquiry uses multiple interrelated processes to investigate questions and propose explanations about the natural world.
126.96.36.199.1. Use logical reasoning and imagination to develop descriptions, explanations, predictions and models based on evidence.
MN.8.3. Earth and Space Science
8.3.1. Earth Structure and Processes
188.8.131.52. The student will understand that the movement of tectonic plates results from interactions among the lithosphere, mantle and core.
184.108.40.206.2. Correlate the distribution of ocean trenches, mid-ocean ridges and mountain ranges to volcanic and seismic activity.
220.127.116.11.3. Recognize that major geological events, such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and mountain building, result from the slow movement of tectonic plates.
18.104.22.168. The student will understand that rocks and rock formations indicate evidence of the materials and conditions that produced them.
22.214.171.124.3. Relate rock composition and texture to physical conditions at the time of formation of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rock.