Minnesota Academic Standards
MN.1.1. The Nature of Science and Engineering
1.1.3. Interactions Among Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Society
18.104.22.168. The student will understand that men and women throughout the history of all cultures, including Minnesota American Indian tribes and communities, have been involved in engineering design and scientific inquiry.
22.214.171.124.1. Recognize that tools are used by people, including scientists and engineers, to gather information and solve problems.
MN.1.3. Earth and Space Science
1.3.1. Earth Structure and Processes
126.96.36.199. The student will understand that Earth materials include solid rocks, sand, soil and water. These materials have different observable physical properties that make them useful.
188.8.131.52.2. Describe similarities and differences between soil and rocks.