NSES Content Standard A
Science as Inquiry: Understanding about scientific inquiry Grades 58, page 148 Mathematics is important in all aspects of scientific inquiry.

Benchmark 2B The Nature of Mathematics:
Mathematics, Science, and Technology
Grades 68, page 32
Mathematics is helpful in almost every kind of human endeavorfrom
laying bricks to prescribing medicine or drawing a face. In particular,
mathematics has contributed to progress in science and technology for thousands
of years and still continues to do so.
Benchmark 2C The Nature of Mathematics:
Mathematical Inquiry
Grades 35, page 36
Numbers and shapesand operations on themhelp to describe and predict
things about the world around us.
See also Chapter 9 The Mathematical World.