Iowa Core Standards
IA.CC.RST.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
RST.6-8.7. Integrate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text with a version of that information expressed visually (e.g., in a flowchart, diagram, model, graph, or table).
IA.ES. Earth and Space
ES.1. Understand and apply knowledge of the structure and processes of the earth system and the processes that change the earth and its surface.
ES.3. Understand and apply knowledge of earth history based on physical evidence.
IA.SI. Science as Inquiry
SI.2. Design and conduct different kinds of scientific investigations.