Standard: Scientific Inquiry
Students develop scientific habits of mind as they use the processes of scientific inquiry to ask valid questions and to gather and analyze information. They understand how to develop hypotheses and make predictions. They are able to reflect on scientific practices as they develop plans of action to create and evaluate a variety of conclusions. Students are also able to demonstrate the ability to communicate their findings to others.
Benchmark A: [11-12]
Make appropriate choices when designing, and participating in scientific investigations by using cognitive and manipulative skills when collecting data and formulating conclusions from the data.