E.2: The learner will build an understanding of lithospheric materials, tectonic processes, and the human and environmental impacts of natural and human-induced changes in the lithosphere.

E.2.03: Investigate and analyze the processes responsible for the rock cycle:

E.2.03.c: Relate rock formation to plate tectonics.

Plate Tectonics

E.2.05: Create and interpret topographic, soil and geologic maps using scale and legends.

Building Topographic Maps
Plate Tectonics
Reading Topographic Maps

E.5: The learner will build an understanding of the dynamics and composition of the atmosphere and its local and global processes influencing climate and air quality.

E.5.01: Analyze air masses and the life cycle of weather systems:

E.5.01.c: Frontal systems.

Weather Maps

E.6: The learner will acquire an understanding of the earth in the solar system and its position in the universe.

E.6.02: Analyze planetary motion and the physical laws that explain that motion:

E.6.02.b: Revolution.

Orbital Motion - Kepler's Laws

E.6.02.c: Apparent diurnal motions of the stars, sun and moon.

Moonrise, Moonset, and Phases
Seasons in 3D

E.6.02.d: Effects of the tilt of the earth's axis.

Seasons Around the World
Seasons in 3D
Seasons: Why do we have them?

E.6.03: Examine the sources of stellar energies.

E.6.03.b: Hertzsprung ? Russell Diagram.

H-R Diagram

E.6.04: Assess the spectra generated by stars and our sun as indicators of motion and composition (the Doppler effect).

Doppler Shift
Doppler Shift Advanced
Star Spectra

E.6.05: Evaluate astronomers' use of various technologies to extend their senses:

E.6.05.d: Spectroscope.

Star Spectra

Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017

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