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Educational Standards associated with Forest Fires Comment on this resource
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • K-4:
      • C - Life science:
        • Organisms and environments
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Understanding about sci. / tech.
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Changes in environments
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Science as a human endeavor
    • 5-8:
      • C - Life science:
        • Population and ecosystems
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Understandings about sci. / tech.
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural hazards
        • Populations, resources, environments
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Science as a human endeavor
Other educational standards:
This resource supports science standards for grades 3-5. This assignment is based on the Virginia Standards of Learning Sci3.10c: The student will investigate and understand that natural events and human influences can affect the survival of species. Key concepts include the effects of fire, flood, disease, and erosion on organisms. Sci4.8d: The student will investigate and understand important Virginia natural resources. Key concepts include forests, soil, and land.