Finer grained standards that are part of this one
Critique whether or not specific questions can be answered through scientific investigations.
Identify and critique arguments about personal or societal issues based on scientific evidence.
Develop an understanding of a scientific concept by accessing information from multiple sources. Evaluate the scientific accuracy and significance of the information.
Evaluate scientific explanations in a peer review process or discussion format.
Evaluate the future career and occupational prospects of science fields.
Critique solutions to problems, given criteria and scientific constraints.
Identify scientific tradeoffs in design decisions and choose among alternative solutions.
Describe the distinctions between scientific theories, laws, hypotheses, and observations.
Apply science principles or scientific data to anticipate effects of technological design decisions.
Explain the progression of ideas and explanations that lead to science theories that are part of the current scientific consensus or core knowledge.