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Educational Standards associated with Fostering Geospatial Thinking: Space to Earth: Earth to Space (SEES) Comment on this resource
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 9-12:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
  • 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 earth science standards for grades 9-12. This assignment is based on the Virginia Standards of Learning ES.1b: The student will plan and conduct investigations in which technologies, including computers, probeware, and global positioning systems (GPS), are used to collect, analyze, and report data and to demonstrate concepts and simulate experimental conditions. 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.