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Science Education Standards
data to conduct a reasonable explanation. (K-4)
descriptions, explanations, predictions, and models using evidence.
investigations involve asking and answering a question and comparing
that to what scientists already know about the world. (K-4)
develop explanations using observations (evidence) and what they
already know about the world. (K-4)
explanations emphasize evidence, have logically consistent arguments,
and use scientific principles, models, and theories. The scientific
community accepts and uses such explanations until displaced by
better scientific ones. (5-8)
have basic needs. Organisms can survive only in environments in
which their needs can be met. The world has many different environments,
and distinct ones support the life of different types of organisms.
behavior of individual organisms is influenced by internal cues
(such as hunger) and by external cues (such as a change in the
organisms must be able to obtain and use resources, grow, reproduce,
and maintain stable internal conditions in a constantly changing
external environment. (5-8)
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