Changing Climates
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National Science Education Standards
  • Employ simple equipment/tools to gather data and extend senses. (K-4)
  • Use appropriate tools and techniques to gather, analyze, and interpret data. (5-8)
  • Use data to conduct a reasonable explanation. (K-4)
  • Develop descriptions, explanations, predictions, and models using evidence. (5-8)

Physical Science

  • The sun is a major source of energy for changes on the earth's surface. (5-8)

Earth and Space Science

  • Weather changes from day to day and over the seasons. Weather can be described by measurable quantities, such as temperature, wind direction and speed, and precipitation. (K-4)
National Math Standards
  • Understand measurable attributes of objects and the units, systems, and processes of measurement.
  • Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas to determine measurements.