Scientific processes. The student uses scientific practices to solve investigative questions.
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plan and implement investigative procedures, including asking questions, formulating testable hypotheses, and selecting equipment and technology, including graphing calculators, computers and probes, electronic balances, an adequate supply of consumable chemicals, and sufficient scientific glassware such as beakers, Erlenmeyer flasks, pipettes, graduated cylinders, volumetric flasks, and burettes;
know that scientific theories are based on natural and physical phenomena and are capable of being tested by multiple independent researchers. Unlike hypotheses, scientific theories are well established and highly reliable explanations, but may be subject to change as new areas of science and new technologies are developed;
know the definition of science and understand that it has limitations, as specified in subsection (b)(2) of this section;
organize, analyze, evaluate, make inferences, and predict trends from data; and
collect data and make measurements with accuracy and precision;