Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
draw and support conclusions, make predictions and inferences based on patterns of evidence (e.g., weather maps, variation of plants, or frequency and pitch of sound).
collect and record information in a variety of ways (e.g., drawings, weather calendar, or graphs).
design and conduct simple investigations; observe, collect and record information using a variety of classification systems; describe trends of data; and make predictions based on that data (e.g., seasonal changes and plants or temperature and weather).
demonstrate curiosity, initiative and creativity by planning and conducting simple investigations.
identify and control variables.
construct a hypothesis when provided a problem.
establish variables and controls in an experiment; test variables through experimentation.
collect, record and compare information using a variety of classification systems (e.g., ordering, sorting, or sequencing) and using a variety of communication techniques (e.g., sketches, pictographs, or models).
use scientific instruments and everyday materials to investigate the natural world (e.g., hand lens, balance, magnets, thermometer, seeds, or rocks).
support statements with facts found through research from various sources, including technology.