MS.1. Inquiry: Draw conclusions from scientific investigations including controlled experiments.
1.d. Analyze evidence that is used to form explanations and draw conclusions. (DOK 3)
MS.4. Earth and Space Science: Describe the Earth's System in terms of its position to objects in the universe, structure and composition, climate, and renewable and nonrenewable resources.
4.b. Describe the cause and effect relationship between the composition of and movement within the Earth's lithosphere. (DOK 1)
4.b.2. Volcanoes formed at mid-ocean ridges, within intra-plate regions, at island arcs, and along some continental edges
MS.CC.RST.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
Craft and Structure
RST.6-8.4. Determine the meaning of symbols, 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.