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TEKS 8.7A TEKS 8.7B TEKS 8.7C TEKS 8.8A TEKS 8.8B TEKS 8.8C TEKS 8.8D
TEKS 8.9A TEKS 8.9B TEKS 8.9C TEKS 8.10A TEKS 8.10B TEKS 8.10C
TEKS 7.8C TEKS 6.11B

TEKS 8.7A: Day, Night, and the Seasons

Model and illustrate how the tilted Earth rotates on its axis, causing day and night, and revolves around the Sun causing changes in seasons.

TEKS 8.7B: The Lunar Cycle

Demonstrate and predict the sequence of events in the lunar cycle.

TEKS 8.7C: Ocean Tides*

Relate the position of the Moon and Sun to their effect on ocean tides.

TEKS 8.8A: Components of the Universe: Stars, Nebulae, Galaxies, and H-R Diagrams*

Describe components of the universe, including stars, nebulae, and galaxies, and use models such as the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram for classification.

TEKS 8.8B: The Sun*

Recognize that the Sun is a medium-sized star near the edge of a disc-shaped galaxy of stars and that the Sun is many thousands of times closer to Earth than any other star.

TEKS 8.8C: Components of the Universe: Getting Information on Properties and Distances*

Explore how different wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum such as light and radio waves are used to gain information about distances and properties of components in the universe.

TEKS 8.8D: Light Years*

Model and describe how light years are used to measure distances and sizes in the universe.

TEKS 8.9A: Plate Tectonics: History*

Describe the historical development of evidence that supports plate tectonic theory.

TEKS 8.9B: Plate Tectonics: Features

Relate plate tectonics to the formation of crustal features.

TEKS 8.9C: Topo Maps and Satellite Views

Interpret topographic maps and satellite views to identify land and erosional features and predict how these features may be reshaped by weathering.

TEKS 8.10A: The Sun's Energy

Recognize that the Sun provides the energy that drives convection within the atmosphere and oceans, producing winds and ocean currents.

TEKS 8.10B: Weather Maps*

Identify how global patterns of atmospheric movement influence local weather using weather maps that show high and low pressures and fronts.

TEKS 8.10C: Hurricanes*

Identify the role of the oceans in the formation of weather systems such as hurricanes.

TEKS 7.8C: Watersheds and Human Activity*

Model the effects of human activity on groundwater and surface water in a watershed.

TEKS 6.11B: Gravity and the Solar System*

Understand that gravity is the force that governs the motion of our solar system.

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