New Mexico Standards
NM.I. Scientific Thinking and Practice: Understand the processes of scientific investigations and use inquiry and scientific ways of observing, experimenting, predicting, and validating to think critically.
I-B. Understand the processes of scientific investigation and how scientific inquiry results in scientific knowledge.
I-B.3a. Understand that not all investigations result in defensible scientific explanations.
I-C. Use mathematical ideas, tools, and techniques to understand scientific knowledge.
I-C.2a. Use probabilities, patterns, and relationships to explain data and observations.