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Educational Standards associated with Dry Season and 'Green' Season in Costa Rica Comment on this resource
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Structure of the earth system
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Populations, resources, environments
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Places and regions:
      • The physical and human characteristics of places
Other educational standards:
This resource supports science standards for grades 6-8. 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). Sci6.3: The student will investigate and understand the role of solar energy in driving most natural processes within the atmosphere, the hydrosphere, and on the Earth's surface. 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. Sci6.6: The student will investigate and understand the properties of air and the structure and dynamics of the Earth's atmosphere.