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Educational Standards associated with Using MY NASA DATA to Determine Volcanic Activity Comment on this resource
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 9-12:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Understandings about scientific inquiry
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Energy in the earth system
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Physical systems:
      • The characteristics and spatial distribution of ecosystems on Earth's surface
    • 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 math standards for grades 8-12 in the topics of geometry, data analysis and probability, and algebra. These assignments are based on the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) standards.

This resource supports Virginia Earth science standards. ES.3d: The student will investigate and understand how to read and interpret maps, globes, models, charts, and imagery. Key concepts include location by latitude and longitude and topographic profiles. ES.13: The student will investigate and understand that energy transfer between the sun and the Earth and its atmosphere drives weather and climate on Earth.