South Carolina Standards
SC.5-1. Scientific Inquiry: The student will demonstrate an understanding of scientific inquiry, including the foundations of technological design and the processes, skills, and mathematical thinking necessary to conduct a controlled scientific investigation.
5-1.2. Identify independent (manipulated), dependent (responding), and controlled variables in an experiment.
5-1.4. Use appropriate tools and instruments (including a timing device and a 10x magnifier) safely and accurately when conducting a controlled scientific investigation.
5-1.6. Evaluate results of an investigation to formulate a valid conclusion based on evidence and communicate the findings of the evaluation in oral or written form.
5-1.8. Use appropriate safety procedures when conducting investigations.