Earth Science




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Science education in Rockingham County values the investigation process, inquiry thinking, and exploration of the natural world. The Science Standards of Learning for Virginia’s Public Schools guide the academic content for the investigations and explorations.

Achieving NOS literacy.

Nature of Science Literacy is at the heart of the standards of learning and science instruction.

Standards of Learning

The SOLs have strands that span from Pre-Kindergarten through high school courses are listed below. For more information click here for a full list of Science Standards of Learning

  • Scientific Investigation

  • Reasoning, and Logic

  • Force, Motion, and Energy

  • Matter

  • Life Processes

  • Living Systems

  • Interrelationships in Earth/Space Systems

  • Earth Patterns, Cycles, and Change

  • Resources

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