The earth and earth materials as we know them today have developed over long periods of time, through continual change processes.
Earth and Space Science
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Use geological evidence provided to support the idea that the Earth’s crust/lithosphere is composed of plates that move.
Explain the processes that cause the cycling of water into and out of the atmosphere and their connections to our planet’s weather patterns.
Explain how earth events (abruptly and over time) can bring about changes in Earth’s surface: landforms, ocean floor, rock features, or climate.
Explain the role of differential heating or convection in ocean currents, winds, weather and weather patterns, atmosphere, or climate.
Using data about a rock’s physical characteristics make and support an inference about the rock’s history and connection to rock cycle.