Ed Golson Outdoor Education

geology Benchmarks

Science/Strand V/Content Standard 1/Elementary
Benchmark 2
Recognize and describe different types of Earth materials.
Science/Strand V/Content Standard 1/Middle School
Benchmark 2
Explain how rocks are formed.
Science/Strand V/Content Standard 1/Middle School
Benchmark 3
Explain how rocks are broken down, how soil is formed, and how surface features change.
Science/Strand II/Content Standard 1/Middle School
Benchmark 5
Develop an awareness of and sensitivity to the natural world.
Science/Strand V/Content Standard 1/High School
Benchmark 2
Use the plate tectonics theory to explain features of the Earth's surface and geological phenomena and describe evidence for the plate tectonics theory.

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