A FIRST STEP Inquiry Lesson
by scientist Dr. Warren Busscher and teacher LaToya Knox
USDA/ARS/SAA SITE - FLORENCE, SOUTH CAROLINA


National Standards:

State Standards:

  • Student knows the structure and function of Earth systems and describes the components of the atmosphere, including oxygen, nitrogen and water vapor
  • Student uses scientific inquiry methods during field and laboratory investigations
  • Students collect data by observing and measuring
  • Students analyze and interpret information to construct reasonable explanation from direct and indirect evidence
Degree of Inquiry: Initial/Preliminary