Maine Learning Results
ME.B. The Skills and Traits of Scientific Inquiry and Technological Design: Students plan, conduct, analyze data from and communicate results of in-depth scientific investigations; and they use a systematic process, tools, equipment, and a variety of materials to create a technological design and produce a solution or product to meet a specified need.
B.1. Skills and Traits of Scientific Inquiry: Students plan, conduct, analyze data from, and communicate results of investigations, including fair tests.
B.1.b. Plan and safely conduct investigations including simple experiments that involve a fair test.
B.1.c. Use simple equipment, tools, and appropriate metric units of measurement to gather data and extend the senses.
ME.C. The Scientific and Technological Enterprise: Students understand the history and nature of scientific knowledge and technology, the processes of inquiry and technological design, and the impacts science and technology have on society and the environment.
C.1. Understandings of Inquiry: Students describe how scientific investigations result in explanations that are communicated to other scientists.
C.1.a. Describe how scientists answer questions by developing explanations based on observations, evidence, and knowledge of the natural world.