EEn.1.1: Explain the Earth?s role as a body in space.
EEn.1.1.1: Explain the Earth?s motion through space, including precession, nutation, the barycenter, and its path about the galaxy.
EEn.1.1.2: Explain how the Earth?s rotation and revolution about the Sun affect its shape and is related to seasons and tides.
EEn.1.1.3: Explain how the sun produces energy which is transferred to the Earth by radiation.
EEn.2.1: Explain how processes and forces affect the lithosphere.
EEn.2.1.1: Explain how the rock cycle, plate tectonics, volcanoes, and earthquakes impact the lithosphere.
EEn.2.1.2: Predict the locations of volcanoes, earthquakes, and faults based on information contained in a variety of maps.
EEn.2.3: Explain the structure and processes within the hydrosphere.
EEn.2.3.2: Explain how ground water and surface water interact.
EEn.2.4: Evaluate how humans use water.
EEn.2.4.1: Evaluate human influences on freshwater availability.
EEn.2.5: Understand the structure of and processes within our atmosphere.
EEn.2.5.2: Explain the formation of typical air masses and the weather systems that result from air mass interactions.
EEn.2.5.4: Predict the weather using available weather maps and data (including surface, upper atmospheric winds, and satellite imagery).
EEn.2.6: Analyze patterns of global climate change over time.
EEn.2.6.3: Analyze the impacts that human activities have on global climate change (such as burning hydrocarbons, greenhouse effect, and deforestation).
EEn.2.7: Explain how the lithosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere individually and collectively affect the biosphere.
EEn.2.7.1: Explain how abiotic and biotic factors interact to create the various biomes in North Carolina.
EEn.2.7.3: Explain how human activities impact the biosphere.
Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017