Finer grained standards that are part of this one
Evidence is generated and evaluated as part of building and refining models and explanations.
Design investigations and use scientific instrumentation to collect, analyze, and evaluate evidence as part of building and revising models and explanations.
Mathematics and technology are used to gather, analyze, and communicate results.
Gather, evaluate, and represent evidence using scientific tools, technologies, and computational strategies.
Carefully collected evidence is used to construct and defend arguments.
Use qualitative and quantitative evidence to develop evidence-based arguments.
Scientific reasoning is used to support scientific conclusions.
Use quality controls to examine data sets and to examine evidence as a means of generating and reviewing explanations.