Virginia Standards of Learning
VA.3. Virginia 2010 Science Standards of Learning
SCIENTIFIC INVESTIGATION, REASONING, AND LOGIC
3.1. The student will demonstrate an understanding of scientific reasoning, logic, and the nature of science by planning and conducting investigations in which
3.1.d) Natural events are sequenced chronologically.
EARTH PATTERNS, CYCLES, AND CHANGE
3.8. The student will investigate and understand basic patterns and cycles occurring in nature. Key concepts include
3.8.a) Patterns of natural events such as day and night, seasonal changes, simple phases of the moon, and tides.