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Topic: Properties of the Ocean

Theme: Change


The student is expected to:

  • explain and illustrate the interactions between matter and energy in the water cycle (*6.8-B),
  • relate the role of oceans to climatic changes (*8.12-B),
  • predict land features resulting from gradual changes such as mountain building, beach erosion, land subsidence, and continental drift (*8-12-A).

* Refers to the Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills for science.