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Educational Standards associated with Circle the Earth - Explore Surface Types on a Journey around Earth Comment on this resource
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
        • Understanding about scientific inquiry
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Structure of the earth system
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Abilities of technological design
        • Understandings about sci. / tech.
    • 9-12:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
        • Understandings about scientific inquiry
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Energy in the earth system
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Abilities of technological design
        • Understandings about science and technology
  • National Geography Standards:
    • The world in spatial terms:
      • How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
Other educational standards:
This resource supports Virginia Earth science standards. ES.2c: The student will demonstrate scientific reasoning and logic by comparing different scientific explanations for a set of observations about the Earth. ES.3: The student will investigate and understand how to read and interpret maps, globes, models, charts, and imagery.

This resource supports math standards for grades 4-12 in the topics of number and operations, algebra, geometry and connections. These assignments are based on the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) standards.