Science Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. The nature of science

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Louisiana Standards

LA.SI-M. Science as Inquiry: The students will do science by engaging in partial and full inquiries that are within their developmental capabilities.
GLE-E-12. Grade Level Expectation: The Abilities to Do Scientific Inquiry: Use data and information gathered to develop an explanation of experimental results (SI-M-A4)
GLE-E-13. Grade Level Expectation: The Abilities to Do Scientific Inquiry: Identify patterns in data to explain natural events (SI-M-A4)
GLE-E-14. Grade Level Expectation: The Abilities to Do Scientific Inquiry: Develop models to illustrate or explain conclusions reached through investigation (SI-M-A5)
GLE-E-15. Grade Level Expectation: The Abilities to Do Scientific Inquiry: Identify and explain the limitations of models used to represent the natural world (SI-M-A5)
GLE-E-16. Grade Level Expectation: The Abilities to Do Scientific Inquiry: Use evidence to make inferences and predict trends (SI-M-A5)
GLE-E-17. Grade Level Expectation: The Abilities to Do Scientific Inquiry: Recognize that there may be more than one way to interpret a given set of data, which can result in alternative scientific explanations and predictions (SI-M-A6)
GLE-E-18. Grade Level Expectation: The Abilities to Do Scientific Inquiry: Identify faulty reasoning and statements that misinterpret or are not supported by the evidence (SI-M-A6)
GLE-E-21. Grade Level Expectation: The Abilities to Do Scientific Inquiry: Distinguish between observations and inferences (SI-M-A7)
GLE-E-22. Grade Level Expectation: The Abilities to Do Scientific Inquiry: Use evidence and observations to explain and communicate the results of investigations (SI-M-A7)
GLE-E-23. Grade Level Expectation: The Abilities to Do Scientific Inquiry: Use relevant safety procedures and equipment to conduct scientific investigations (SI-M-A8)
GLE-E-27. Grade Level Expectation: Understanding Scientific Inquiry: Recognize that science uses processes that involve a logical and empirical, but flexible, approach to problem solving (SI-M-B1)
GLE-E-29. Grade Level Expectation: Understanding Scientific Inquiry: Explain how technology can expand the senses and contribute to the increase and/or modification of scientific knowledge (SI-M-B3)
GLE-E-33. Grade Level Expectation: Understanding Scientific Inquiry: Evaluate models, identify problems in design, and make recommendations for improvement (SI-M-B4)
GLE-E-38. Grade Level Expectation: Understanding Scientific Inquiry: Explain that, through the use of scientific processes and knowledge, people can solve problems, make decisions, and form new ideas (SI-M-B6)
GLE-E-5. Grade Level Expectation: The Abilities to Do Scientific Inquiry: Identify independent variables, dependent variables, and variables that should be controlled in designing an experiment (SI-M-A2)
GLE-E-6. Grade Level Expectation: The Abilities to Do Scientific Inquiry: Select and use appropriate equipment, technology, tools, and metric system units of measurement to make observations (SI-M-A3)
SI-M-A3. The Abilities Necessary to do Scientific Inquiry: using mathematics and appropriate tools and techniques to gather, analyze, and interpret data. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
SI-M-A4. The Abilities Necessary to do Scientific Inquiry: developing descriptions, explanations, and graphs using data. (1, 2, 3, 4)
SI-M-A5. The Abilities Necessary to do Scientific Inquiry: developing models and predictions using the relationships between data and explanations. (1, 2, 3, 4)
SI-M-A6. The Abilities Necessary to do Scientific Inquiry: comparing alternative explanations and predictions. (1, 3, 4)
SI-M-A7. The Abilities Necessary to do Scientific Inquiry: communicating scientific procedures, information, and explanations. (1, 3)
SI-M-A8. The Abilities Necessary to do Scientific Inquiry: utilizing safety procedures during scientific investigations. (3, 5)
SI-M-B4. Understanding Scientific Inquiry: using data and logical arguments to propose, modify, or elaborate on principles and models. (1, 2, 3, 4)