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Skills available for Florida sixth-grade science standards

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SC.6.E Earth and Space Science

  • SC.6.E.6 Earth Structures

  • SC.6.E.7 Earth Systems and Patterns

    • SC.6.E.7.1 Differentiate among radiation, conduction, and convection, the three mechanisms by which heat is transferred through Earth's system.

    • SC.6.E.7.2 Investigate and apply how the cycling of water between the atmosphere and hydrosphere has an effect on weather patterns and climate.

    • SC.6.E.7.3 Describe how global patterns such as the jet stream and ocean currents influence local weather in measurable terms such as temperature, air pressure, wind direction and speed, and humidity and precipitation.

    • SC.6.E.7.4 Differentiate and show interactions among the geosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere.

    • SC.6.E.7.5 Explain how energy provided by the sun influences global patterns of atmospheric movement and the temperature differences between air, water, and land.

    • SC.6.E.7.6 Differentiate between weather and climate.

    • SC.6.E.7.7 Investigate how natural disasters have affected human life in Florida.

    • SC.6.E.7.8 Describe ways human beings protect themselves from hazardous weather and sun exposure.

    • SC.6.E.7.9 Describe how the composition and structure of the atmosphere protects life and insulates the planet.

SC.6.L Life Science

SC.6.P Physical Science