MS-ESS2-1: Cycling of Earth's Materials
Develop a model to describe the cycling of Earth's materials and the flow of energy that drives this process.
Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on the processes of melting, crystallization, weathering, deformation, and sedimentation, which act together to form minerals and rocks through the cycling of Earth’s materials.
Assessment Boundary: Assessment does not include the identification and naming of minerals.
Earth’s materials (i.e. minerals and rocks)
Earth processes (energy from Earth’s interior)
Earth processes (energy from the sun)
Stability and Change
Develop a model to describe the cycling of Earth's materials and the flow of energy that drives this process. (Stability and Change)
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