This topic focuses on the physical features of Earth and how they formed. This includes the interior of Earth, the rock record, plate tectonics and landforms.
|1.||The composition and properties of Earth’s interior are identified by the behavior of seismic waves. |
|2.||Earth’s crust consists of major and minor tectonic plates that move relative to each other. |
|3.||A combination of constructive and destructive geologic processes formed Earth’s surface. |
|4.||Evidence of the dynamic changes of Earth’s surface through time is found in the geologic record. |