Virginia Standards of Learning
VA.1. Virginia 2010 Science Standards of Learning
SCIENTIFIC INVESTIGATION, REASONING, AND LOGIC
1.1. The student will demonstrate an understanding of scientific reasoning, logic, and the nature of science by planning and conducting investigations in which
1.1.d) Simple tools are used to enhance observations.
1.1.h) Predictions are made based on patterns of observations.
1.1.i) Observations and data are recorded, analyzed, and communicated orally and with simple graphs, pictures, written statements, and numbers.
EARTH PATTERNS, CYCLES, AND CHANGE
1.7. The student will investigate and understand weather and seasonal changes. Key concepts include
1.7.b) There are relationships between daily and seasonal changes.
1.7.c) Changes in temperature, light, and precipitation can be observed and recorded over time.