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.
INTERRELATIONSHIPS IN EARTH/SPACE SYSTEMS
3.7. The student will investigate and understand the major components of soil, its origin, and its importance to plants and animals including humans. Key concepts include
3.7.a) Soil provides the support and nutrients necessary for plant growth.
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.c) Plant life cycles.