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Inside Mars Summit Up - Comparing Volcanos on Mars and Earth - Standards
EXPLORE! MARS INSIDE AND OUT

Inside Mars Summit Up - Comparing Volcanos on Mars and Earth

Correlations to National Science Standards

Grades K–4
Science as Inquiry – Content Standard A
Understanding About Scientific Inquiry

  • Scientists use different kinds of investigations depending on the questions they are trying to answer. Types of investigations include describing objects, events, and organisms; classifying them; and doing a fair test (experimenting).

Earth and Space Science – Content Standard D
Changes in the Earth and Sky

  • The surface of the Earth changes. Some changes are due to slow processes, such as erosion and weathering, and some changes are due to rapid processes, such as landslides, volcanic eruptions, and earthquakes.

Grades 5–8
Earth and Space Science– Content Standard D
Structure of the Earth System

  • Land forms are the result of a combination of constructive and destructive forces. Constructive forces include crustal deformation, volcanic eruption, and deposition of sediment, while destructive forces include weathering and erosion.


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