Finer grained standards that are part of this one
Analyze data obtained in a scientific investigation to identify trends.
Form a logical argument about a correlation between variables or sequence of events (e.g., construct a cause-and-effect chain that explains a sequence of events).
Interpret data that show a variety of possible relationships between two variables, including:
Formulate a future investigation based on the data collected.
Explain how evidence supports the validity and reliability of a conclusion.
Identify the potential investigational error that may occur (e.g., flawed investigational design, inaccurate measurement, computational errors, unethical reporting).
Critique scientific reports from periodicals, television, or other media.
Formulate new questions based on the results of a previous investigation.