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Educational Standards associated with March of the Polar Bears: Global Change, Sea Ice, and Wildlife Migration Comment on this resource
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • C - Life science:
        • Diversity and adaptations of organisms
        • Population and ecosystems
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Structure of the earth system
    • 9-12:
      • C - Life science:
        • Behavior of organisms
        • Interdependence of organisms
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Geochemical cycles
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Environment and society:
      • The changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources
    • Places and regions:
      • The physical and human characteristics of places
Other educational standards:
This resource supports math standards for grades 7-12 in the topics of data analysis and probability. These assignments are based on the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) standards.

This resource supports science standards for grades 7-12. 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. ES.2a: The student will demonstrate scientific reasoning and logic by analyzing how science explains and predicts the interactions and dynamics of complex Earth systems. LS.12: The student will investigate and understand the relationships between ecosystem dynamics and human activity.