Ohio Science Academic Content Standards (2002)
Earth and Space Sciences
Describe the processes that contribute to the continuous changing of Earth's surface (e.g., earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, erosion, mountain building and lithospheric plate movements).
Grade Level Indicators (Grade 8)
Describe how landforms are created through a combination of destructive (e.g., weathering and erosion) and constructive processes (e.g., crustal deformation, volcanic eruptions and deposition of sediment).
Analyze and interpret data from scientific investigations using appropriate mathematical skills in order to draw valid conclusions.
Grade Level Indicators (Grade 7)
Use graphs, tables and charts to study physical phenomena and infer mathematical relationships between variables (e.g., speed, density).
National Science Education Standards
Science as Inquiry
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry (Grades 5 - 8)
Earth and Space Science
Structure of the earth system (Grades 5 - 8)