Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Ask questions about relationships between and among observations.
Explain how a hypothesis is a direct extension of a scientific idea and therefore makes that idea “testable.”
Identify and investigate similarities and differences among observations and sets of observations.
Use a classification key, such as a dichotomous key, to identify and distinguish among members of a group or set.
Determine if the results of an experiment support or fail to support the scientific idea tested.
Draw appropriate conclusions based on data collected.
Plan observations based on a given purpose.
Determine which observations will be helpful to a given investigation.
Distinguish between those questions that can be answered by science and those that cannot.
Compare and display data in a variety of student or computer generated formats (such as diagrams, flow charts, tables, bar graphs, line graphs, scatter plots, and histograms).