This skill is tested in the Earth Science Lab Practical as well as the written Regent's exam.
RST.9-10.3. Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks, attending to special cases or exceptions defined in the text.
RST.9-10.4. Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 9–10 texts and topics
RST.9-10.7. Translate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text into visual form (e.g., a table or chart) and translate information expressed visually or mathematically (e.g., in an equation) into words.
Standard 1 -- Mathematical Analysis -- Key idea 3.
Standard 6 -- Models -- Key Idea 2
A computer that has internet access. However, this demo is used to introduce a lab in which the students will work with all the materials they see. A compass, a P and S wave chart, a few seismographs, and a map of the U.S.