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National Science Education Standards


  • Science investigations involve asking and answering a question and comparing that to what scientists already know about the world. (K-4)
  • Scientists use different kinds of investigations depending on the questions they are trying to answer (K-4)
  • Simple instruments provide more information than scientists obtain using only their senses. (K-4)
  • Different kinds of questions suggest different kinds of scientific investigations. (5-8)

Science and Technology

  • Tools help scientists make better observations, measurements, and equipment for investigations.


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