GA.S6CS. Characteristics of Science
S6CS1. Habits of Mind: Students will explore the importance of curiosity, honesty, openness, and skepticism in science and will exhibit these traits in their own efforts to understand how the world works.
S6CS1.a. Understand the importance of - and keep - honest, clear, and accurate records in science.
S6CS10. The Nature of Science: Students will enhance reading in all curriculum areas by:
S6CS10.c. Building vocabulary knowledge: Demonstrate an understanding of contextual vocabulary in various subjects; Use content vocabulary in writing and speaking; Explore understanding of new words found in subject area texts.
S6CS10.d. Establishing context: Explore life experiences related to subject area content; Discuss in both writing and speaking how certain words are subject area related; Determine strategies for finding content and contextual meaning for unknown words.
S6CS9. The Nature of Science: Students will investigate the features of the process of scientific inquiry. Students will apply the following to inquiry learning practices:
S6CS9.a. Scientific investigations are conducted for different reasons. They usually involve collecting evidence, reasoning, devising hypotheses, and formulating explanations.