GA.S5. Life Science
S5L3. Students will diagram and label parts of various cells (plant, animal, single-celled, multi-celled).
S5L3.a. Use magnifiers such as microscopes or hand lenses to observe cells and their structure.
GA.S5CS. Characteristics of Science
S5CS1. Habits of Mind: Students will be aware of the importance of curiosity, honesty, openness, and skepticism in science and will exhibit these traits in their own efforts to understand how the world works.
S5CS1.b. Carefully distinguish observations from ideas and speculation about those observations.
S5CS1.c. Offer reasons for findings and consider reasons suggested by others.
S5CS1.d. Take responsibility for understanding the importance of being safety conscious.
S5CS3. Habits of Mind: Students will use tools and instruments for observing, measuring, and manipulating objects in scientific activities.
S5CS3.d. Identify and practice accepted safety procedures in manipulating science materials and equipment.
S5CS5. Habits of Mind: Students will communicate scientific ideas and activities clearly.
S5CS5.c. Use numerical data in describing and comparing objects and events.
S5CS8. The Nature of Science: Students will understand important features of the process of scientific inquiry. Students will apply the following to inquiry learning practices:
S5CS8.c. Scientists use technology to increase their power to observe things and to measure and compare things accurately.