Essential Principle 3: Correlation to Standards and Curriculum Connections


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In this article, the author identifies science content standards for grades K-5 from the national standards that are aligned with the third essential principle of the climate sciences--life on Earth depends on, is shaped by, and affects climate. In addition she reviews misconceptions commonly held by children about adaptations and natural selection. The free, online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle is structured around the seven essential principles of the climate sciences and explores a different principle each issue. Less

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    Grade: TK/K to 6

    Topics: Instructional Strategies, Life Sciences, Curriculum Design, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Professional Development

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