1: Identify global patterns of atmospheric movement, including El Niño, the Gulf Stream, the jet stream, the Coriolis effect, and global winds that influence local weather.

1.1: Predicting local weather and weather patterns

Hurricane Motion
Weather Maps

1.2: Describing the function of instruments and technology used to investigate Earth’s weather, including barometers, thermometers, wind socks, weather vanes, satellites, radar, weather balloons, and rain gauges

Hurricane Motion

3: Describe water and carbon biogeochemical cycles and their effects on Earth.

Carbon Cycle
Cell Energy Cycle
Plants and Snails
Water Cycle

4: Explain the plate tectonic theory.

4.1: Describing types of volcanoes and faults

Plate Tectonics

4.2: Determining energy release through seismographic data

Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station

7: Describe Earth's biomes.

7.1: Identifying geographic factors that cause diversity in flora and fauna, including elevation, location, and climate

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors

8: Describe how Earth’s rotation, Earth’s axial tilt, and distance from the equator cause variations in the heating and cooling of various locations on Earth.

Seasons in 3D
Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun
Seasons: Why do we have them?
Summer and Winter

9: Identify the moon's phases.

9.1: Describing lunar and solar eclipses

2D Eclipse

9.2: Relating effects of the moon’s positions on oceanic tides


Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017

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