Know that Earth’s systems are driven by internal (i.e., radioactive decay and gravitational energy) and external (i.e., the sun) sources of energy.
Content of Science
Understand the structure of Earth, the solar system, and the universe, the interconnections among them, and the processes and interactions of Earth’s systems.
Examine the scientific theories of the origin, structure, energy, and evolution of Earth and its atmosphere, and their interconnections.
Energy in Earth’s System