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will understand the processes of scientific inquiry and technological design to investigate questions, conduct experiments and solve problems. 11A
will identify objects in the day and night sky (e.g., moon, stars, sun).
11a1
will observe and record daily changes in weather (e.g., clouds, air temperature).
11a1
will explore the magnetic properties of objects.
11a1
will explore changes in energy (e.g., hot/cold and light/dark).
11a1
will identify colors.
11a1
will identify liquids and solids.
11a1
will recognize that models are representations of real things.
11a1
will explore and describe objects and events using the five senses to develop observational skills and make predictions based on personal observation.
11a1
will demonstrate curiosity, initiate and creativity by asking questions about the environment noting patterns and variations of natural objects (e.g., trees, leaves, animal structures).
11a1
will collect, record and compare information using a variety of classification systems (e.g., ordering, sorting, sequencing) and using a variety of communication techniques.
11a1
will demonstrate curiosity, initiative and creativity by questioning observations of changes in the environment (e.g., life cycles; motion of celestial objects; sun and shadow).
11a1
will ask questions about themselves and their world.
11a1
will conduct simple investigations; observe, collect and record information using a variety of classification systems; describe trends of data; and make predictions based on that data.
11a1
will perform observation, classification and comparison of different patterns, variations and interactions of natural objects in the environment to evidence inquiry skills.
11a1
will recognize science as the human's search for an understanding of the world by asking questions about themselves and their world.
11a1
will cooperate and collaborate to ask questions, find answers, solve problems, conduct investigations to further an appreciation of scientific discovery.
11a2
will formulate conclusions through close observations, logical reasoning, objectivity, perserverance and integrity in data collection.
11a2
will apply skepticism, careful methods, logical reasoning and creativity in investigating the observable universe.
11a2
will utilize experimentation to demonstrate scientific processes and thinking skills.
11a2
will construct and use charts, graphs, and tables to organize, display, interpret, analyze and explain data.
11a2
will use inferential reasoning to make logical conclusions from collected data.
11a2
will construct a hypothesis when provided a problem.
11a2
will establish variables and controls in an experiment; test variables through experimentation.
11a2
will interpret data presented in a table, graph, or diagram and use it to answer questions and make decisions.
11a2
will draw and support conclusions, make predictions and inferences based on patterns of evidence.
11a2
will recognize that developing solutions to problems requires persistence, flexibility, openmindedness, and alertness for the unexpected.
11a2
will support statements with facts found through research in reference books, science-related magazines, multimedia and the Internet.
11a2
will recognize that scientific explanations may lead to new discoveries (e.g., new knowledge leads to new questions).
11a2
will recognize scientific knowledge is subject to modification as new scientific informaiton challenges current explanations.
11a2
will realize that scientists formulate and test their explanations of nature using observation and experiments.
11a2
will utilize experimentation to demonstrate scientific processes and thinking skills.
11a3
will formulate conclusions through close observations, logical reasoning, objectivity, perserverance and integrity in data collection.
11a3
will apply skepticism, careful methods, logical reasoning and creativity in investigating the observable universe.
11a3
will recognize and appreciate that scientific knowledge is subject to modification as new scientific information challenges current theories.
11a3
will realize that scientists formulate and test their explanations of nature using observation, experiments and theoretical models.
11a3
will model and exhibit the skills, attitudes and/or values of scientific inquiry.
11a4
will recognize that science is based on a set of observations in a testable framework that demonstrate basic laws that are consistent.
11a4
will formulate scientifc explanations based on the student's observational and experimental evidence, accounting for variability in experimental results.
11a4
will design, conduct, evaluate and revise experiments.
11a4
will formulate scientific explanations based on historical observations and experimental evidence, accounting for variability in experimental results.
11a4
will design, conduct, evaluate and revise experiments
11a5
will model and exhibit the skills, attitudes and/or values of scientific inquiry (e.g., curiosity, logic, objectivity, openness, skepticism, appreciation, diligence, integrity, ethical practice, fairness, creativity).
11a5
will formulate scientific explanations based on the student's observational and experimental evidence, accounting for variability in experimental results.
11a5

will know and apply the principles, concepts and processes of technological design. 11B
will observe the uses of tools and appliances at home and at play.
11b1
will use models as representations of real things.
11b1
will use scientific instruments and everyday materials to investigate the natural world (e.g., hand lens, balance, magnets, thermometer, seeds, rocks).
11b1
will identify that design systems are made of parts that interact with one another.
11b1
will distinguish between natural and man-made objects.
11b1
will recognize that common objects and events incorporate science (e.g., CD players, Velcro, weather) to solve human probelsm and enhance the quality of life.
11b1
will identify that design systems are made of parts that interact with one another.
11b2
will demonstrate curiosity, initiative and creativity by developing questions that lead to investigations; designing simple experiements; and trusting observations of discoveries when trying new tasks and skills.
11b2
will explain a simple problem and identify a specific solution describing the use of tools and/or materials to solve the problem or to complete the task.
11b2
will find patterns of constancy or regularity in a given set of events, objects, shapes, designs, or numbers.
11b2
will group a given set of objects or order the objects according to an established scheme.
11b2
will use models as representations of real things.
11b2
will implement engineering solutions for given tasks and measure their effectiveness.
11b2
will compare and contrast the relationship between the parts of a system to the whole system (e.g., take apart or build mechanical, electrical or biological systems).
11b2
will construct a variety of useful models of an object, event, or process.
11b2
will compare and contrast changes that occur in an object or a system to its original state.
11b2
will identify the influence that a variation in scale will have on the way an object or system works.
11b2
will construct simple electrical circuits.
11b2
will identify that systems are made of parts that interact with one another.
11b2
will compare and contrast changes that occur in an object or a system to its original state.
11b3
will construct a variety of use models of an object, event, or process.
11b3
will compare and contrast the relationship between the parts of a system to the whole system (e.g., take apart or build mechanical, electrical, or biological systems).
11b3
will evaluate the appropriateness of the materials and procedures in given engineering solutions.
11b3
will construct a variety of useful models of an object, event or process.
11b3
will compare and contrast the relationship between the parts of a system to the whole system (e.g., take apart or build mechanical, electrical or biological systems).
11b3
will use appropriate technology solutions to gather data; graph data; interpret data; and analyze information.
11b3
will test and evaluate different types of materials and/or deisgn approaches in building objects or completing tasks.
11b3
will make and compare different proposed solutions to an identified problem in light of specified criteria.
11b3
will design and construct engineering solutions to problems according to specified constraints.
11b3
will explain why no technological design is perfect (e.g., constraints leads to tradeoffs).
11b3
will compare scientific inquiry and technological design processes.
11b3
will analyze the consequences of imposed constraints on an engineering solution.
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