VA.7-8. Virginia 2010 Science Standards of Learning
PS.1. The student will demonstrate an understanding of scientific reasoning, logic, and the nature of science by planning and conducting investigations in which
PS.1.b) Length, mass, volume, density, temperature, weight, and force are accurately measured.
PS.6. The student will investigate and understand forms of energy and how energy is transferred and transformed. Key concepts include
PS.6.a) Potential and kinetic energy.
PS.6.b) Mechanical, chemical, electrical, thermal, radiant, and nuclear energy.
PS.7. The student will investigate and understand temperature scales, heat, and thermal energy transfer. Key concepts include
PS.7.c) Conduction, convection, and radiation.
PS.7.d) Applications of thermal energy transfer.