Virginia Standards of Learning
VA.1. Virginia 2010 Science Standards of Learning
1.4. The student will investigate and understand that plants have basic life needs and functional parts and can be classified according to certain characteristics. Key concepts include
1.4.b) Basic parts of plants.
EARTH PATTERNS, CYCLES, AND CHANGE
1.7. The student will investigate and understand weather and seasonal changes. Key concepts include
1.7.a) Changes in temperature, light, and precipitation affect plants and animals, including humans.
1.7.b) There are relationships between daily and seasonal changes.
1.8. The student will investigate and understand that natural resources are limited. Key concepts include
1.8.a) Identification of natural resources.
1.8.b) Factors that affect air and water quality.
1.8.c) Recycling, reusing, and reducing consumption of natural resources.