Wyoming Content and Performance Standards
WY.1. Concepts and Processes: In the context of unifying concepts and processes, students develop an understanding of scientific content through inquiry. Science is a dynamic process; concepts and content are best learned through inquiry and investigation. Concepts in Life Systems, Earth and Space Systems, and Physical Systems are taught within the context of the following Unifying Concepts and Processes of Science: Systems, classification, order and organization; Evidence, models, and explanations; Cycles and change over time; Measurement and Form and function.
SC4.1.4. Earth and Space Systems: Properties of Earth Materials: Students investigate water, air, rocks, and soils to compare basic properties of earth materials.
SC4.1.6. Earth and Space Systems: Changes in Earth and Sky: Students describe observable changes in earth and sky, including rapid and gradual changes to the earth's surface, and daily and seasonal changes in the weather.