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Educational Standards associated with Atmospheric Pressure vs. Elevation Comment on this resource
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Structure of the earth system
  • National Geography Standards:
    • The world in spatial terms:
      • How to analyze the spatial organization of people, places, and environments on Earth's surface
Other educational standards:
This resource supports math standards for grade 6 in the topics of reasoning and proof. These assignments are based on the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) standards.

This resource supports science standards for grade 6. This assignment is based on the Virginia Standards of Learning Sci6.1: The student will plan and conduct investigations in which c) precise and approximate measurements are recorded; h) data are collected, recorded, analyzed, and reported using appropriate metric measurements; and i) data are organized and communicated through graphical representation (graphs, charts, and diagrams). Sci6.6: The student will investigate and understand the properties of air and the structure and dynamics of the Earth's atmosphere.