characteristics of the materials absorbing the energy such as color, texture, transparency, state of matter, and specific heat
Students will understand and apply scientific concepts, principles, and theories pertaining to the physical setting and living environment and recognize the historical development of ideas in science.
Many of the phenomena that we observe on Earth involve interactions among components of air, water, and land.
Explain how incoming solar radiation, ocean currents, and land masses affect weather and climate.
Insolation (solar radiation) heats Earth's surface and atmosphere unequally due to variations in: