West Virginia Standards
WV.SC.S.3.2. Content of Science: Students will demonstrate knowledge, understanding and applications of scientific facts, concepts, principles, theories, and models as delineated in the objectives, demonstrate an understanding of the interrelationships among physics, chemistry, biology and the earth and space sciences, apply knowledge, understanding and skills of science subject matter/concepts to daily life experiences.
SC.O.3.2.20. Identify properties of minerals and recognize that rocks are composed of different minerals.
SC.O.3.2.21. Explain how igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks are formed.
SC.O.3.2.23. Compare and contrast the layers of the Earth and their various features.