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Educational Standards associated with The Solstices Comment on this resource
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Earth in the solar system
        • Structure of the earth system
    • 9-12:
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Geochemical cycles
Other educational standards:
This resource supports earth science standards for grades 6, 9. This assignment is based on the Virginia Standards of Learning ES.3d: The student will investigate and understand how to read and interpret maps, globes, models, charts, and imagery. Key concepts include location by latitude and longitude and topographic profiles. ES.4: The student will investigate and understand the characteristics of the Earth and the solar system. 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.