Lunar and Planetary Institute

Next Stop: Mars - Standards

Next Stop: Mars

Correlations to National Science Standards

Grades K–4
Science and Technology - Content Standard E
Understanding About Science and Technology

  • People have always had questions about their world. Science is one way of answering questions and explaining the natural world.

Grades 5–8
Science and Technology - Content Standard D
Earth in the Solar System

  • Earth is the third planet from the Sun in a system that includes the Moon, the Sun, eight other planets and their moons, and smaller objects, such as asteroid and comets.

Grades 5–8
Language Arts Focus

  • Practice listening to and understanding nonfiction text.
  • Understand scientific terms and descriptive scientific language.
  • Children use a variety of information resources to gather and synthesize information.


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