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Educational Standards associated with Nutrients In Chesapeake Bay Comment on this resource
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 9-12:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
      • C - Life science:
        • Interdependence of organisms
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Geochemical cycles
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Environment and society:
      • How human actions modify the physical env.
      • 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 9-12 in the topics of measurement and 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 9-12. 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. LS.11: The student will investigate and understand that ecosystems, communities, populations, and organisms are dynamic and change over time (daily, seasonal, and long term). LS.12: The student will investigate and understand the relationships between ecosystem dynamics and human activity.