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
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
3: Describe water and carbon biogeochemical cycles and their effects on Earth.
Cell Energy Cycle
Plants and Snails
4: Explain the plate tectonic theory.
4.1: Describing types of volcanoes and faults
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
9.2: Relating effects of the moon’s positions on oceanic tides
Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017