VA.6. Virginia 2010 Science Standards of Learning
FORCE, MOTION, AND ENERGY
6.3. The student will investigate and understand the role of solar energy in driving most natural processes within the atmosphere, the hydrosphere, and on Earth's surface. Key concepts include
6.3.e) The role of thermal energy in weather-related phenomena including thunderstorms and hurricanes.
6.6. The student will investigate and understand the properties of air and the structure and dynamics of Earth's atmosphere. Key concepts include
6.6.e) The relationship of atmospheric measures and weather conditions.
6.6.f) Basic information from weather maps, including fronts, systems, and basic measurements.