use appropriate tools or instruments to make qualitative observations and take nonstandard measurements, and
- Science and Engineering Practices
The student will use the science and engineering practices, including the processes and skills of scientific inquiry, to develop understandings of science content.
The practices of science and engineering support the development of science concepts, develop the habits of mind that are necessary for scientific thinking, and allow students to engage in science in ways that are similar to those used by scientists and engineers.
With teacher guidance, conduct structured investigations to answer scientific questions, test predictions and develop explanations: