Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards
MD.1.0. Skills and Processes: Students will demonstrate the thinking and acting inherent in the practice of science.
1.A.1. Constructing Knowledge: Raise questions about the world around them and be willing to seek answers to some of them by making careful observations and trying things out.
1.A.1.c. Use tools such as thermometers, magnifiers, rulers, or balances to extend their senses and gather data.
1.A.1.g. Use whole numbers and simple, everyday fractions in ordering, counting, identifying, measuring, and describing things and experiences.
1.C.1. Communicating Scientific Information: Ask, 'How do you know?' in appropriate situations and attempt reasonable answers when others ask them the same question.
1.C.1.b. Describe and compare things in terms of number, shape, texture, size, weight, color, and motion.
1.D.1. Technology: Design and make things with simple tools and a variety of materials.
1.D.1.b. Recognize that tools are used to do things better or more easily and to do some things that could not otherwise be done at all.