3.1 Scientific Investigation

The student will plan and conduct investigations in which:
a) predictions and observations are made;
b) objects with similar characteristics are classified into at least two sets and two subsets;
c) questions are developed to formulate hypotheses;
d) volume is measured to the nearest milliliter and liter;
e) length is measured to the nearest centimeter;
f) mass is measured to the nearest gram;
g) data are gathered, charted, and graphed (line plot, picture graph, and bar graph);
h) temperature is measured to the nearest degree Celsius;
i) time is measured to the nearest minute;
j) inferences are made and conclusions are drawn; and
k) natural events are sequenced chronologically.

Research Resources:

Design Briefs:
AncientGreece
LA1-Turtle Challenge
LA2-Egg Drop Challenge
SS2-FA~1