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August            G.1.a. Describe Earth's layers,       TEXT: Chapter 2, pp. 28-             NEW                lithosphere, mantle,
(Standard);       including the lithosphere.            29                                                       crust, mesosphere
August, January
August
                  G.1.b. Describe Earth's layers,       TEXT: Chapter 2, pp. 28-             NEW                  asthenosphere
(Standard);
                  including the asthenosphere.          29
August, January
(Block)
August            G.1.c. Describe Earth's layers,       TEXT: Chapter 2, pp. 28-             NEW                    outer core
(Standard);       including the outer core.             29;
August, January                                         ALEX: "High Pressure"
(Block)                                                 (Thinkfinity)
August            G.1.d. Describe Earth's layers,       TEXT: Chapter 2, pp. 28-             NEW                    inner core
(Standard);       including the inner core.             29:
August, January                                         ALEX: "High Pressure"
(Block)
August                                                  (Thinkfinity)
(Standard);       G.1.B.1. Identify methods for         TEXT: Chapter 10, p.                 NEW
August, January   determining the composition of        247; Chapter 11, p. 271
(Block)
August            Earth's lithosphere.
(Standard);       G.1.B.2. Describe the composition TEXT: Chapter 10, p.                     NEW                       silica
August, January   of Earth's lithosphere.               247; Chapter 11, p. 271
(Block)
August            G.1.B.3. Relate the types of          TEXT: Chapter 10, p.       Explain the plate tectonic     plate tectonics
(Standard);       lithosphere to tectonic plates.       247; Chapter 11, p. 271    theory (6th Grade Earth
August, January
August                                                                                and Space Science)
(Standard);       G.1.B.4.a. Compare the                TEXT: Chapter 19, p. 319             NEW                   crust, mantle
August, January   temperature of Earth's crust to
(Block)           that of the mantle.
August
(Standard);       G.1.B.4.b. Compare the                TEXT: Chapter 19, p. 319             NEW                 crust, outer core
August, January   temperature of Earth's crust to
(Block)           that of the outer cores.
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August
(Standard);       G.1.B.4.c. Compare the                TEXT: Chapter 19, p. 319             NEW                   crust, inner core
August, January   temperature of Earth's crust to
(Block)           that of the inner cores.
August            G.1.B.4.d. Compare the density        TEXT: Chapter 2, pp. 28-             NEW                    crust, mantle
(Standard);       of Earth's crust to that of the       29
August, January
August            mantle.
(Standard);       G.1.B.4.e. Compare the density        TEXT: Chapter 2, pp. 28-             NEW                  crust, outer core
August, January   of Earth's crust to that of the       29
(Block)           outer cores.
August            G.1.B.4.f. Compare the density        TEXT: Chapter 2, pp. 28-             NEW                   crust, inner core
(Standard);       of Earth's crust to that of the       29
August, January
August            inner cores.
(Standard);       G.1.B.4.g. Compare the                TEXT: Chapter 2, pp. 28-             NEW                    crust, mantle
August, January   composition of Earth's crust to       29
(Block)
August            that of the mantle.
(Standard);       G.1.B.4.h. Compare the                TEXT: Chapter 2, pp. 28-             NEW                  crust, outer core
August, January   composition of Earth's crust to       29
(Block)
August            that of the outer cores.
(Standard);       G.1.B.4.i. Compare the                TEXT: Chapter 2, pp. 28-             NEW                   crust, inner core
August, January   composition of Earth's crust to       29
(Block)
August            that of the inner cores.
(Standard);       G.2.a. Relate the concept of          TEXT: Not Mentioned        Explain the plate tectonic     equilibrium, plate
August, January   equilibrium to geological                                        theory (6th Grade Earth            tectonics
(Block)           processes, including plate                                          and Space Science)
August            tectonics.
                  G.2.b. Relate the concept of          TEXT: Not Mentioned                  NEW                equilibrium, steam flow
(Standard);       equilibrium to geological
August, January   processes, including steam flow.
September         G.3.a. Explain natural phenomena TEXT: Chapter 6, p. 126                   NEW                      rock cycle
(Standard);       that shape the surface of Earth,
August, January   including rock cycles.
(Block)
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September         G.3.b. Explain natural phenomena TEXT: Chapter 10, pp.           Explain the plate tectonic         plate motion,
(Standard);       that shape the surface of Earth, 252-254                         theory (6th Grade Earth       convection, convection
August, January   including plate motions and                                         and Space Science)        cell, ridge push, slab pull
(Block)           interactions.
September         G.3.c. Explain natural phenomena TEXT: Chapter 14, pp.           Describe the factors that      erosion, deposition,
(Standard);       that shape the surface of Earth, 357-364; Chapter 17, pp.        cause changes to Earth's     gullying, sheet erosion,
August, January   including erosion and deposition.     426-428; Chapter 18, pp.    surface over time (6th       contour plowing, strip-
(Block)                                                 455-458                     Grade Earth and Space         cropping, terracing,
                                                                                           Science)               crop rotation, mass
                                                                                                                  movement, rockfall,
                                                                                                                   landslide, mudflow,
                                                                                                                   slump, solifluction,
                                                                                                                creep, landforms, plain,
                                                                                                                  plateau, mesa, butte
September         G.3.d. Explain natural phenomena TEXT: Chapter 13, p. 320        Describe the factors that      volcanism, lava, vent,
(Standard);       that shape the surface of Earth,                                 cause changes to Earth's              volcano
August, January   including volcanism.                                              surface over time (6th
(Block)                                                                             Grade Earth and Space
                                                                                           Science)

September         G.3.e. Explain natural phenomena TEXT: Chapter 12, pp.           Describe the factors that       earthquake, fault,
(Standard);       that shape the surface of Earth, 295-308;                        cause changes to Earth's     elastic rebound, focus,
August, January   including earthquakes.                ALEX: "Gold Mine            surface over time (6th       epicenter, body wave,
(Block)                                                 Quakes"                     Grade Earth and Space       surface wave, P wave, S
                                                                                           Science)                wave, shadow zone,
                                                                                                                fault zone, seismograph,
                                                                                                                seismogram, magnitude,
                                                                                                                 Richter scale, Moment
                                                                                                                  magnitude, intensity,
                                                                                                                  tsunami, seismic gap,
                                                                                                                       foreshock
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September          G.3.f. Explain natural phenomena TEXT: Chapter 14, pp.        Describe the factors that       weathering, mechanical
(Standard);        that shape the surface of Earth, 343-352                       cause changes to Earth's       weathering, exfoliation,
August, January    including weathering.                                           surface over time (6th         ice wedging, abrasion,
(Block)                                                                            Grade Earth and Space          chemical weathering,
                                                                                           Science)               oxidation, hydrolysis,
                                                                                                                    carbonation, acid
                                                                                                                      precipitation,
                                                                                                                 differential weathering,
                                                                                                                        topography
September          G.3.g. Explain natural phenomena TEXT: Chapter 21, pp.        Describe the factors that       tide, high tide, low tide,
(Standard);        that shape the surface of Earth, 531-534                       cause changes to Earth's       tidal range, spring tides,
August, January    including tides.                                                surface over time (6th            neap tides, tidal
(Block)                                                                            Grade Earth and Space             oscillations, tidal
                                                                                          Science)                       current
September          G.4. Describe the topography of       TEXT: Chapter 10, pp.     Describe regions of the        continental drift, mid-
(Standard);        the sea floor and the continents. 239-243                         oceanic lithosphere,        ocean ridges, sea-floor
August, January                                                                   including the continental             spreading,
(Block)                                                                          shelf, continental slope, and       paleomagnetism
                                                                                  abyssal plain (6th Grade
                                                                                  Earth and Space Science)
September          G.4.B.1. Describe the formation       TEXT: Chapter 19, pp.     Describe regions of the          continental shelf,
(Standard);        of continental shelves.               475-476                     oceanic lithosphere,          continental margins,
August, January                                                                   including the continental         deep-ocean basin,
(Block)                                                                          shelf, continental slope, and       continental slope
                                                                                  abyssal plain (6th Grade
                                                                                  Earth and Space Science)
October            G.4.B.2.a. Explain changes of         TEXT: Chapter 14, pp.    Compare constructive and          erosion, landforms
(Standard);        continental topography caused by      363-364                     destructive natural
September,         erosion.                                                      processes and their effects
February (Block)                                                                   on land formation (6th
                                                                                   Grade Earth and Space
                                                                                           Science)
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October            G.4.B.2.b. Explain changes of          TEXT: Chapter 11, p. 272     Compare constructive and              uplift
(Standard);        continental topography caused by                                       destructive natural
September,         uplift.                                                            processes and their effects
February (Block)                                                                        on land formation (6th
                                                                                        Grade Earth and Space
October            G.5.a. Classify rocks as               TEXT: Chapter 6, pp. 135-            Science)
                                                                                                NEW                   sedimentary rock,
(Standard);        sedimentary.                           140;                                                      sediment, compaction,
September,                                                ALEX: Sedimentary                                         cementation, chemical
February (Block)                                          Rocks"                                                      sedimentary rock,
                                                                                                                     organic sedimentary
                                                                                                                         rock, clastic
                                                                                                                      sedimentary rock,
                                                                                                                            fossils
October            G.5.b. Classify rocks as igneous.      TEXT: Chapter 6, pp. 129-             NEW                 igneous rock, intrusive
(Standard);                                               134;                                                      igneous rock, extrusive
September,                                                ALEX: "Igneous Rocks"                                      igneous rock, felsic,
February (Block)                                                                                                       mafic, batholith,
                                                                                                                      laccolith, sill, dike
October            G.5.c. Classify rocks as               TEXT: Chapter 6, pp. 141-             NEW                   metamorphic rock,
(Standard);        metamorphic.                           144;                                                      metamorphism, contact
September,                                                ALEX: "Metamorphic                                        metamorphism, regional
February (Block)                                          Rocks"                                                        metamorphism,
                                                                                                                     foliation, nonfoliated
October            G.5.B.1.a. Identify                    TEXT: Chapter 6, pp. 131,             NEW                 extrusive igneous rock
(Standard);        characteristics of extrusive           134
September,         igneous rocks.
February (Block)
October            G.5.B.1.b. Identify                    TEXT: Chapter 6, pp. 131,             NEW                 intrusive igneous rock
(Standard);        characteristics of intrusive           133
September,         igneous rocks.
February (Block)
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October            G.5.B.2.a. Describe mineral           TEXT: Chapter 6, pp. 131-          NEW
(Standard);        composition of rocks.                 144
September,
February (Block)
October            G.5.B.2.b. Describe chemical          TEXT: Chapter 6, pp. 127-          NEW
(Standard);        elements of rocks.                    144
September,
February (Block)
October            G.5.B.3.a. Describe                   TEXT: Chapter 6, pp. 137-          NEW            conglomerate, breccia,
(Standard);        characteristics of clastic rocks.     138                                                  sandstone, shale,
September,                                                                                                   sorting, angularity
February (Block)
October            G.5.B.3.b. Describe                   TEXT: Chapter 6, p. 136            NEW             coal, limestone, chalk
(Standard);        characteristics of organic rocks.
September,
February (Block)
October            G.5.B.3.c. Describe                   TEXT: Chapter 6, p. 136            NEW              evaporites, gypsum,
(Standard);        characteristics of chemical                                                                      halite
September,         sedimentary rocks.
February (Block)
October            G.5.B.4.a. Explain texture of         TEXT: Chapter 6, pp. 131-          NEW            coarse-grained texture,
(Standard);        rocks.                                144                                                fine-grained texture,
September,                                                                                                   porphrytic texture,
February (Block)                                                                                               glassy texture,
                                                                                                              vesicular texture
October            G.5.B.4.b. Explain composition of TEXT: Chapter 6, pp. 131-              NEW                 felsic, mafic
(Standard);        rocks.                                144;
September,
February (Block)
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October            G.6. Explain the concept of           TEXT: Chapter 9, pp. 212-            NEW                eon, era, period, epoch
(Standard);        geological time within the            214;
September,         framework of the geologic time        ALEX: "Discovering
February (Block)   scale.                                Earth's History"; "Layers
                                                         of the Grand Canyon"
October            G.6.B.1. Describe how                 TEXT: Chapter 8, pp. 187-            NEW                 law of superposition,
(Standard);        sedimentary rocks provide a           190                                                      principle of original
September,         record of evolutionary change.                                                                    horizontality,
February (Block)                                                                                                  unconformity, law of
                                                                                                                      crosscutting
                                                                                                                     relationships
November           G.6.B.2. Describe the role of         TEXT: Chapter 8, pp. 197- Distinguish rock strata by    fossils, paleontology,
(Standard);        fossils in determining the age of     200;                        geologic composition (6th    trace fossils, index
September,         strata.                               ALEX: "Fossils and           Grade Earth and Space              fossils
February (Block)                                         Geologic Time"                      Science)
November           G.6.B.3.a. Identify geological        TEXT: Chapter 9, pp. 213-            NEW                         eon
(Standard);        time scales, including eon.           214
September,
February (Block)
November           G.6.B.3.b. Identify geological        TEXT: Chapter 9, pp. 213-            NEW                         era
(Standard);        time scales, including era.           214
September,
February (Block)
November           G.6.B.3.c. Identify geological        TEXT: Chapter 9, pp. 213-            NEW                        period
(Standard);        time scales, including period.        214
September,
February (Block)
November           G.6.B.3.d. Identify geological        TEXT: Chapter 9, pp. 213-            NEW                        epoch
(Standard);        time scales, including epoch.         214
September,
February (Block)
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November           G.6.B.4.a. Identify relative          TEXT: Chapter 8, pp. 185- Distinguish rock strata by      uniformitarianism,
(Standard);        dating methods.                       190                        geologic composition (6th      realtive age, law of
September,                                                                           Grade Earth and Space            superposition,
February (Block)                                                                            Science)                  unconformity
November           G.6.B.4.b. Identify absolute          TEXT: Chapter 8, pp. 191- Distinguish rock strata by         absolute age,
(Standard);        dating methods.                       196                        geologic composition (6th    radiometric dating, half-
September,                                                                           Grade Earth and Space        life, carbon-14 dating
February (Block)                                                                            Science)
November           G.7. Describe processes of rock       TEXT: Chapter 6, pp. 125- Distinguish rock strata by           rock cycle
(Standard);        formation.                            128;                       geologic composition (6th
September,                                               ALEX: "Which Rock is        Grade Earth and Space
February (Block)                                         Which?"                             Science)
November           G.7.B.1.a. Explain factors that       TEXT: Chapter 6, p. 131,   Distinguish rock strata by   coarse-grained texture,
(Standard);        control texture of rocks.             p. 137, p. 141             geologic composition (6th     fine-grained texture,
September,                                                                           Grade Earth and Space         porphrytic texture,
February (Block)                                                                            Science)                 glassy texture,
                                                                                                                    vesicular texture
November           G.7.B.1.b. Explain factors that       TEXT: Chapter 6, p. 132,   Distinguish rock strata by      magma, chemical
(Standard);        control composition of rocks.         pp. 136-137, pp. 143-144   geologic composition (6th      sedimentary rock,
September,                                                                           Grade Earth and Space        organic sedimentary
February (Block)                                                                            Science)                  rock, clastic
                                                                                                                   sedimentary rock,
                                                                                                                  foliation, nonfoliated
November           G.7.B.2. Describe processes of        TEXT: Chapter 8, pp. 198- Distinguish rock strata by         fossilization
(Standard);        fossil formation.                     199                        geologic composition (6th
September,                                                                           Grade Earth and Space
February (Block)                                                                            Science)
December           G.8. Explain interactions among       TEXT: Chapter 14, pp.      Describe the factors that       soil, residual soil,
(Standard);        topography, climate, organic          353-356                    cause changes to Earth's      transported soil, soil
October, March     activity, time and parent material                                surface over time (6th      profile, horizons, humus
(Block)            through which soils are created.                                  Grade Earth and Space
                                                                                            Science)
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January          G.9.a. Describe the movement of TEXT: Chapter 15, p. 379 Describe water and carbon           watershed, tributaries
(Standard);      water in terms of watersheds.                                  biogeochemical cycles and
October, March                                                                  their effects on Earth (6th
(Block)                                                                           Grade Earth and Space
                                                                                        Science)
January          G.9.b. Describe the movement          TEXT: Chapter 15, p. 376 Describe water and carbon      evapotranspiration,
(Standard);      of water in terms of rainfall.                                 biogeochemical cycles and         condensation,
October, March                                                                  their effects on Earth (6th        precipitation
(Block)                                                                           Grade Earth and Space
                                                                                  Science)
January          G.9.c. Describe the movement of TEXT: Chapter 15, p. 376 Describe water and carbon            evapotranspiration,
(Standard);      water in terms of surface runoff.                              biogeochemical cycles and         condensation,
October, March                                                                  their effects on Earth (6th        precipitation
(Block)                                                                           Grade Earth and Space
                                                                                        Science)
January          G.9.d. Describe the movement of TEXT: Chapter 16, pp.          Describe water and carbon     aquifer, groundwater,
(Standard);      water in terms of aquifers.           397-404                  biogeochemical cycles and     porosity, permeability,
October, March                                                                  their effects on Earth (6th     water table, well.
(Block)                                                                           Grade Earth and Space          Spring, artesian
                                                                                         Science)             formation, hot springs,
                                                                                                                     geysers
January          G.9.e. Describe the movement of TEXT: Chapter 15, pp.          Describe water and carbon      river, lake, stream,
(Standard);      water in terms of surface water       379-386                  biogeochemical cycles and        delta, floodplain
October, March   reservoirs.                                                    their effects on Earth (6th
(Block)                                                                           Grade Earth and Space
                                                                                        Science)
January          G.9.f. Describe the storage of        TEXT: Chapter 15, pp.    Describe water and carbon     watershed, tributaries
(Standard);      water in terms of watersheds.         379-382                  biogeochemical cycles and
October, March                                                                  their effects on Earth (6th
(Block)                                                                           Grade Earth and Space
                                                                                         Science)
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January          G.9.g. Describe the storage of        TEXT: Chapter 15, pp.   Describe water and carbon          water cycle,
(Standard);      water in terms of rainfall.           375-376                 biogeochemical cycles and         condensation,
October, March                                                                 their effects on Earth (6th        precipitation
(Block)                                                                          Grade Earth and Space
                                                                                       Science)
January          G.9.h. Describe the storage of        TEXT: Chapter 15, pp.   Describe water and carbon          water cycle,
(Standard);      water in terms of surface runoff. 375-376                     biogeochemical cycles and         condensation,
October, March                                                                 their effects on Earth (6th        precipitation
(Block)                                                                          Grade Earth and Space
                                                                                       Science)
January          G.9.i. Describe the storage of        TEXT: Chapter 16, pp.   Describe water and carbon     aquifer, groundwater,
(Standard);      water in terms of aquifers.           397-404                 biogeochemical cycles and     porosity, permeability,
October, March                                                                 their effects on Earth (6th     water table, well.
(Block)                                                                          Grade Earth and Space          Spring, artesian
                                                                                        Science)             formation, hot springs,
                                                                                                                    geysers
January          G.9.j. Describe the storage of        TEXT: Chapter 15, pp.   Describe water and carbon      river, lake, stream,
(Standard);      water in terms of surface water       379-386                 biogeochemical cycles and        delta, floodplain
October, March   reservoirs.                                                   their effects on Earth (6th
(Block)                                                                          Grade Earth and Space
                                                                                        Science)
January          G.9.B.a. Identify major regional      TEXT: Not Mentioned               NEW
(Standard);      watersheds.
October, March
(Block)
January          G.9.B.b. Identify major national      TEXT: Not Mentioned               NEW
(Standard);      watersheds.
October, March
(Block)
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January           G.l0. Explain the mechanism of        TEXT: Chapter 10, pp.         Explain the plate tectonic       plate tectonics,
(Standard);       plate tectonics.                      247-254;                      theory (6th Grade Earth        divergent boundary,
October, March                                          ALEX: "Actions at Plate          and Space Science)         convergent boundary,
(Block)                                                 Boundaries" ; "Continental                                   transform boundary
                                                        Drift"; "Earth Movers"
                                                        (Thinkfinity)
January           G.10.B.1.a. Explain processes         TEXT: Chapter 12, pp.        Describe the factors that       earthquake, elastic
(Standard);       that cause earthquakes.               295-300                       cause changes to Earth's         rebound, focus,
October, March                                                                         surface over time (6th      epicenter, body waves,
(Block)                                                                                Grade Earth and Space       surface waves, P waves,
                                                                                              Science)             S waves, shadow zones,
                                                                                                                         fault zones
January           G.10.B.1.b. Explain processes         TEXT: Chapter 13, p. 325- Describe types of volcanoes        lava, mafic magma,
(Standard);       that cause volcanic eruptions.        330                          and faults (6th Grade Earth        felsic magma,
October, March                                                                           and Space Science)         pyroclastic material,
(Block)                                                                                                                    caldera
February          G.10.B.2. Identify Earth's main       TEXT: Chapter 10, p.          Explain the plate tectonic   Australian plate, Pacific
(Standard);       tectonic plates.                      248; ALEX: "Plate             theory (6th Grade Earth      plate, North American
November, April                                         Tectonics"; "The Ring of         and Space Science)          plate, Nazca plate,
(Block)                                                 Fire"                                                      South American plate,
                                                                                                                   Antarctic plate, African
                                                                                                                    plate, Eurasian plate
February          G.10.B.3.a. Describe faults and       TEXT; Chapter 11. pp.         Explain the plate tectonic     fault, normal fault,
(Standard);       their relationships to tectonic       277-278                       theory (6th Grade Earth       reverse fault, thrust
November, April   forces.                                                                and Space Science)         fault, strike-slip fault
(Block)
February          G.10.B.3.b. Describe folds and        TEXT; Chapter 11. pp.         Explain the plate tectonic   fold, anticline, syncline,
(Standard);       their relationships to tectonic       275-276                       theory (6th Grade Earth          monocline, ridge
November, April   forces.                                                                and Space Science)
(Block)
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February          G.10.B.4.a. Describe technologies TEXT: Chapter 12, pp.        Determine energy release        seismograph,
(Standard);       used to measure earthquakes.          301-304                 through seismographic data seismogram, seismology
November, April                                                                 (6th Grade Earth and Space
(Block)                                                                               Science)
February          G.10.B.4.b. Describe technologies TEXT; Chapter 13, p. 330 Describe types of volcanoes
(Standard);       used to measure volcanic                                      and faults (6th Grade Earth
November, April   eruptions.                                                        and Space Science)
(Block)
February          G.10.B.4.c. Describe technologies TEXT: Chapter 12, pp.        Determine energy release        seismograph,
(Standard);       used to forecast earthquakes.         307-308                 through seismographic data seismogram, seismology
November, April                                                                 (6th Grade Earth and Space
(Block)                                                                               Science)
February          G.10.B.4.d. Describe technologies TEXT; Chapter 13, p. 330 Describe types of volcanoes
(Standard);       used to forecast volcanic                                     and faults (6th Grade Earth
November, April   eruptions.                                                        and Space Science)
(Block)
February          G.11.a. Identify mass                 TEXT: Chapter 14, pp.             NEW                       topple
(Standard);       movements, including topples.         361-364
November, April
(Block)
February          G.11.b. Identify mass                 TEXT: Chapter 14, pp.             NEW                       slides
(Standard);       movements, including slides.          361-364
November, April
(Block)
February          G.11.c. Identify mass                 TEXT: Chapter 14, pp.             NEW                      spreads
(Standard);       movements, including spreads.         361-364
November, April
(Block)
February          G.11.d. Identify mass                 TEXT: Chapter 14, pp.             NEW                       flows
(Standard);       movements, including flows.           361-364
November, April
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February          G.12.a. Identify natural              TEXT: Not Mentioned               NEW                 lava tube
(Standard);       subsurface openings, including
November, April   lava tubes.
(Block)
February          G.12.b. Identify natural              TEXT: Not Mentioned               NEW              solution cavity
(Standard);       subsurface openings, including
November, April   solution cavities.
(Block)
February          G.12.c. Identify natural              TEXT: Chapter 16, p. 406          NEW                cave, cavern
(Standard);       subsurface openings, including
November, April   caves.
(Block)
March (Standard); G.12.B. Explain the process that TEXT: Chapter 16, p. 408               NEW             karst topography
November, April   leads to sinkholes in karst
(Block)           development.


March (Standard); G.13.a. Describe the formation        TEXT: Chapter 15, pp.             NEW                   river
November, April   of river systems.                     379-382
(Block)
March (Standard); G.13.b. Describe the                  TEXT: Chapter 15, pp.             NEW                   river
November, April   characteristics of river systems.     379-382
(Block)
March (Standard); G.13.B.1. Explain the formation       TEXT: Chapter 15, p. 383          NEW                alluvial fan
November, April   of alluvial fans.
(Block)
March (Standard); G.13.B.2.a. Identify natural          TEXT: Chapter 15, p.              NEW               water budget
November, April   events that affect rivers.            377, 379
(Block)
March (Standard); G.13.B.2.b. Identify man-made         TEXT: Chapter 15, p.              NEW            dam, artificial levee
November, April   structures that affect rivers.        385; ALEX: "The Nile in
(Block)                                                 Crisis"
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April (Standard);   G.14.a. Explain the interaction of TEXT: Chapter 21, pp.             NEW              breaker, refraction,
December, May       the continuous processes of waves 528-530                                            undertow, rip current,
(Block)             with the coastal environment.                                                         longshore current,
                                                                                                           sandbar, tsunami
April (Standard);   G.14.b. Explain the interaction of TEXT: Chapter 21, pp.             NEW            tidal current, high tide,
December, May       the continuous processes of tides 534                                               low tide, flood tide, ebb
(Block)             with the coastal environment.                                                                  tide


April (Standard);   G.14.c. Explain the interaction of TEXT: Chapter 22, p. 564          NEW            land breeze, sea breeze
December, May       the continuous processes of winds
(Block)             with the coastal environment.


April (Standard);   G.14.B.1. Identify the impact of TEXT: Chapter 24, pp.               NEW            thunderstorm, lightning,
December, May       periodic weather phenomena on         608-609                                              hurricane
(Block)             coastal regions.

April (Standard);   G.14.B.2.a. Identify the positive TEXT: Chapter 18, p. 458           NEW
December, May       impact of humans on coastal
(Block)             regions.
April (Standard);   G.14.B.2.b. Identify the negative TEXT: Chapter 18, p. 458           NEW               pollution, oil spill,
December, May       impact of humans on coastal                                                             garbage, sewage
(Block)             regions.

April (Standard);   G.15.a. Identify geological           TEXT: Not Mentioned            NEW
December, May       regions in Alabama.
(Block)
April (Standard);   G.15.b. Identify geological           TEXT: Not Mentioned            NEW
December, May       regions in southeastern United
(Block)             States.
May (Standard);     G.15.B.1. Identify geological         TEXT: Not Mentioned            NEW
December, May       ages of Alabama rocks.
(Block)
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May (Standard);   G.15.B.2. Describe                    TEXT: Not Mentioned           NEW
December, May     characteristics of geological
(Block)           regions within Alabama.
May (Standard);   G.15.B.3. Identify earthquake         TEXT: Not Mentioned           NEW
December, May     zones in Alabama.
(Block)
May (Standard);   G.15.B.4. Identify types of           TEXT: Not Mentioned           NEW
December, May     rocks in Alabama.
(Block)
May (Standard);   G.15.B.5.a Identify areas of          TEXT: Not Mentioned           NEW
December, May     Alabama that have sinkholes.
(Block)
May (Standard);   G.15.B.5.b. Identify areas of         TEXT: Not Mentioned           NEW
December, May     Alabama that have caves.
(Block)
May (Standard);   G.15.B.6. Identify varying            TEXT: Not Mentioned           NEW
December, May     seasonal rainfall patterns
(Block)           throughout Alabama.

								
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