Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Design an investigation with adequate control and limited variables to investigate a question.
Evaluate the appropriateness of questions.
Generate questions about objects, organisms and/or events that can be answered through scientific investigations.
Project additional questions from a research study that could be studied.
Evaluate the appropriateness of research questions (e.g., testable vs. not-testable).
Explain how correlation of variables does not necessarily imply causation.
Know and use the ongoing scientific processes to continually improve and better understand how things work.
Critique the elements of an experimental design (e.g., raising questions, formulating hypotheses, developing procedures, identifying variables, manipulating variables, interpreting data, and drawing conclusions) applicable to a specific experimental design.
Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks; analyze the specific results based on explanations in the text.
Apply the concept that many technological problems require a multi-disciplinary approach.