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
3.9. The student will investigate and understand the water cycle and its relationship to life on Earth. Key concepts include
3.9.b) The energy from the sun drives the water cycle.
3.9.c) The water cycle involves several processes.
3.9.d) Water is essential for living things.