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  • 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:
        • 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 Sci3.8: The student will investigate and understand basic patterns and cycles occurring in nature. Key concepts include patterns of natural events (day and night, seasonal changes, phases of the moon, and tides), and animal and plant life cycles. Sci3.10: The student will investigate and understand that natural events and human influences can affect the survival of species. Key concepts include the interdependency of plants and animals, the effects of human activity on the quality of air, water, and habitat, the effects of fire, flood, disease, and erosion on organisms, and conservation and resource renewal. Sci4.6: The student will investigate and understand how weather conditions and phenomena occur and can be predicted.