Relation to Standards
We have drawn on the National Science Education Standards (NSES) developed by the National Academy of Sciences [http://www.nap.edu/nap/online/nses/html/overview.html].
The Global Warming Unit addresses the following NSES items:
The National Science Education Standards are complemented by the Project 2061 Benchmarks for Science Literacy, which are a product of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) [http://www.aaas.org/Project2061/2061main.htm]. The Benchmarks are available in printed and computer-readable formats, and detail the specific science content knowledge and abilities AAAS believes students should obtain by particular grade levels.
The Mid-Continent Writing Standards [http://www.mcrel.org/standards-benchmarks/standardslib/langarts.html] suggest helpful general and specific skills for K-12 students to learn, and consist of items or tasks specified for several grade levels.
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