Pennsylvania Science Standards

The Coal Unit addresses the following Pennsylvania Science Standards:

3.2.7.B. Apply process knowledge to make and interpret observations

3.5.7.A. Describe earth features and processes.

  • Describe the processes that formed PA geologic structures and resources
  • Explain how the rock cycle affected rock formations in PA

3.5.7.B. Recognize earth resources and how they affect everyday life.

  • Identify and locate significant earth resources in PA
  • Explain the processes involved in the formation of oil and coal in PA
  • Explain the value and uses of different earth resources