North Carolina Essential Standards Correlations for "Wildest Weather in the Solar System"


GRADE 5
Science Correlations
5.p.2.1 Matter: Properties and Change Explain how the Sun's energy impacts the processes of the water cycle (including evaporation, transpiration, condensation, precipitation and runoff).
5.P.3.1 Energy: Conservation and Transfer Explain the effects of the transfer of heat (either by direct contact or at a distance) that occurs between objects at different temperatures (conduction, convection or radiation).
5.P.3.2 Energy: Conservation and Transfer Explain how heating and cooling affect some materials and how this relates to their purpose and practical applications.
5.E.1.1 Earth Systems, Structures, and Processes Compare daily and seasonal changes in weather conditions (including wind speed and direction, precipitation, and temperature) and patterns.
5.E.1.3 Earth Systems, Structures, and Processes Explain how global patterns such as the jet stream and water currents influence local weather in measureable terms such as temperature, wind direction and speed, and precipitation.
Information and Technology Correlations
5.SI.1.1 Sources of Information Use various types of resources to gather information.
5.SI.1.2 Sources of Information Use relevant sources of information for an assigned task.
5.SI.1.3 Sources of Information Use reliable sources of information.
5.TT.1.1 Technology as a tool Use a variety of technology tools to gather data and information.
GRADE 6
Science Correlations
6.P.3.1 Energy: Conservation and Transfer Illustrate the transfer of heat energy from warmer objects to cooler ones using examples of conduction, radiation and convection and the effects that may result.
6.P.3.2 Energy: Conservation and Transfer Explain the effects of electromagnetic waves on various materials to include absorption, scattering, and change in temperature.
6.P.3.3 Energy: Conservation and Transfer Explain the suitability of materials for use in technological design based on a response to heat (to include conduction, expansion, and contraction) and electrical energy (conductors and insulators).
Information and Technology Correlations
6.SI.1.1 Sources of Information Analyze resources in terms of their reliability (which can be determined by currency, credibility, or authority depending on the topic or purpose).
6.SI.1.2 Sources of Information Analyze content for relevance to the assigned task.
6.SI.1.3 Sources of information Analyze resources for point of view, bias, values, or intent of information.
6.TT.1.1 Technology as a Tool Select appropriate technology tools to gather data and information.
GRADE 7
Science Correlations
7.E.1.2 Earth in the Universe Explain how the cycling of water in and out of the atmosphere and atmospheric conditions relate to the weather patterns on earth.
7.E.1.3 Earth in the Universe Explain the relationship between the movement of air masses, high and low pressure systems, and frontal boundaries to storms (including thunderstorms, hurricanes, and tornadoes) and other weather conditions that may result.
7.E.1.5 Earth in the Universe Explain the influence of convection, global winds and the jet stream on weather and climactic conditions.
Information and Technology Correlations
7.SI.1.1 Sources of Information Evaluate resources for reliability (reliability can be determined by currency, credibility, authority, etc. depending on the curriculum topic).
7.SI.1.2 Sources of Information Evaluate content for relevance to the assigned task.
7.SI.1.3 Sources of Information Evaluate resources for point of view, bias, values, or intent of information.
7.TT.1.1 Technology as a tool Use appropriate technology tools and other resources to access information.
HIGH SCHOOL EARTH SCIENCES
Science Correlations
EEn.2.5.2 Earth Systems, Structures and Processes Explain the formation of typical air masses and the weather systems that result from air mass interactions.
EEn.2.5.3 Earth Systems, Structures and Processes Explain how cyclonic storms form based on the interaction of air masses.
Information and Technology Correlations
HS.SI.1.1 Sources of Information Evaluate resources for reliability. (Reliability can be determined by currency, credibility, authority, etc. depending on the curriculum topic).
HS.SI.1.2 Sources of Information Evaluate resources for point of view, bias, values, or intent of information.
HS.TT.1.1 Technology as a Tool Use appropriate technology tools and other resources to access information (multi-database search engines, online primary resources, virtual interviews with content experts).
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