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Enduring Understanding

People continually respond and adapt to Earth's changing processes 

Essential Questions

  • Why does the Earth look the way it does?  
  • Why does the Earth's surface and its landforms continue to change? 
  • How do humans respond and adapt to Earth's changes?


4-ESS1-1  Identify evidence from patterns in rock formations and fossils in rock layers to support an explanation for changes in a landscape over time.

4-ESS2-1 Make observations and/or measurements to provide evidence of the effects of weathering or the rate of erosion by water, ice, wind, or vegetation.

4-ESS2-2 Analyze and interpret data from maps to describe patterns of Earth's features.

4-ESS3-2 Generate and compare multiple solutions to reduce the impacts of natural Earth processes on humans.

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