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.c) Objects with similar characteristics or properties are classified into at least two sets and two subsets.
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.d) Soil is a natural resource and should be conserved.