MS.1. Inquiry: Conduct a scientific investigation utilizing appropriate process skills.
1.c. Use simple tools and resources to gather and compare information (using standard, metric, and non-standard units of measurement). (DOK 1)
1.c.1. Tools (e.g., English rulers , metric rulers [to the nearest millimeter], thermometers, scales, hand lenses, microscopes, balances, clocks, calculators, anemometers, rain gauges, barometers, hygrometers, telescopes, compasses, spring scales)
MS.3. Life Science: Explain the organization of living things, the flow of matter and energy through ecosystems, the diversity and interactions among populations, and the natural and human-made pressures that impact the environment.
3.b. Compare and contrast structure and function in living things to include cells and whole organisms. (DOK 2)
3.b.2. Function of plant and animal cell parts (vacuoles, nucleus, cytoplasm, cell membrane, cell wall, chloroplast)