Skills And Processes: The student will demonstrate ways of thinking and acting inherent in the practice of science. The student will use the language and instruments of science to collect, organize, interpret, calculate, and communicate information.
The student will pose scientific questions and suggest investigative approaches to provide answers to questions.
The student will test a working hypothesis. (NTB)
The student will use appropriate methods for communicating in writing and orally the processes and results of scientific investigation.
The student will describe similarities and differences when explaining concepts and/or principles.
The student will use mathematical processes.
The student will use ratio and proportion in appropriate situations to solve problems.
Concepts Of Earth/Space Science: The student will demonstrate the ability to use scientific skills and processes (Core Learning Goal 1) to explain the physical behavior of the environment, Earth, and the universe.
The student will identify and describe techniques used to investigate the universe and Earth.
The student will describe the purpose and advantage of current tools, delivery systems and techniques used to study the universe.
Concepts Of Physics: The student will demonstrate the ability to use scientific skills and processes (Core Learning Goal 1) to explain and predict the outcome of certain interactions which occur between matter and energy.
The student will investigate certain topics in modern physics.
The student will cite evidence of the wave/particle duality in the nature of matter.