MS.1. Inquiry: Develop and demonstrate an understanding of scientific inquiry using process skills.
1.a. Form a hypothesis, predict outcomes, and conduct a fair investigation that includes manipulating variables and using experimental controls. (DOK 3)
1.b. Distinguish between observations and inferences. (DOK 2)
1.c. Use precise measurement in conjunction with simple tools and technology to perform tests and collect data. (DOK 1)
1.c.1. Tools (English rulers , metric rulers [to the nearest millimeter], thermometers, scales, hand lenses, microscopes, balances, clocks, calculators, anemometers, rain gauges, barometers, hygrometers)
1.d. Organize and interpret data in tables and graphs to construct explanations and draw conclusions. (DOK 2)
1.g. Evaluate results of different data (whether trivial or significant). (DOK 2)
1.h. Infer and describe alternate explanations and predictions. (DOK 3)