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Educational Standards associated with Seasonal Cloud Cover Variations Comment on this resource
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 9-12:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Energy in the earth system
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Environment and society:
      • The changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources
    • Places and regions:
      • The physical and human characteristics of places
Other educational standards:
This resource supports Virginia Earth science standards. ES.2a: The student will demonstrate scientific reasoning and logic by analyzing how science explains and predicts the interactions and dynamics of complex Earth systems. ES.2c: The student will demonstrate scientific reasoning and logic by comparing different scientific explanations for a set of observations about the Earth. ES.12: The student will investigate and understand the origin and evolution of the atmosphere and the interrelationship of geologic processes, biologic processes, and human activities on its composition and dynamics. 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.