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Educational Standards associated with Cold, Clouds, and Snowflakes Comment on this resource
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • K-4:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Changes in earth and sky
    • 5-8:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Structure of the earth system
  • 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 science standards for grades 4-7. This assignment is based on the Virginia Standards of Learning ES.1c: The student will plan and conduct investigations in which scales, diagrams, maps, charts, graphs, tables, and profiles are constructed and interpreted. Sci4.6: The student will investigate and understand how weather conditions and phenomena occur and can be predicted. Sci6.5: The student will investigate and understand the unique properties and characteristics of water and its roles in the natural and human-made environment.

This resource supports math standards for grades 4-7 in the topics of data analysis and probability and number and operations. These assignments are based on the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) standards.