Minnesota Academic Standards
MN.5.1. The Nature of Science and Engineering
5.1.3. Interactions Among Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Society
188.8.131.52. The student will understand that tools and mathematics help scientists and engineers see more, measure more accurately, and do things that they could not otherwise accomplish.
184.108.40.206.2. Create and analyze different kinds of maps of the student's community and of Minnesota.
MN.5.3. Earth and Space Science
5.3.1. Earth Structure and Processes
220.127.116.11. The student will understand that the surface of the Earth changes. Some changes are due to slow processes and some changes are due to rapid processes.
18.104.22.168.1. Explain how, over time, rocks weather and combine with organic matter to form soil.
22.214.171.124.2. Explain how slow processes, such as water erosion, and rapid processes, such as landslides and volcanic eruptions, form features of the Earth's surface.