LA.CC.RST.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
Craft and Structure
RST.6-8.4. Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6-8 texts and topics.
LA.PS-M. Physical Science: Students will develop an understanding of the characteristics and interrelationships of matter and energy in the physical world.
GLE-M-27. Grade Level Expectation: Transformations of Energy: Explain the relationship between work input and work output by using simple machines (PS-M-C2)
GLE-M-29. Grade Level Expectation: Transformations of Energy: Compare and/or investigate the relationships among work, power, and efficiency (PS-M-C2)
LA.SI-M. Science as Inquiry: The students will do science by engaging in partial and full inquiries that are within their developmental capabilities.
GLE-M-26. Grade Level Expectation: Understanding Scientific Inquiry: Use and describe alternate methods for investigating different types of testable questions (SI-M-B1)
GLE-M-27. Grade Level Expectation: Understanding Scientific Inquiry: Recognize that science uses processes that involve a logical and empirical, but flexible, approach to problem solving (SI-M-B1)
GLE-M-38. Grade Level Expectation: Understanding Scientific Inquiry: Explain that, through the use of scientific processes and knowledge, people can solve problems, make decisions, and form new ideas (SI-M-B6)
GLE-M-7. Grade Level Expectation: The Abilities Necessary to Do Scientific Inquiry: Record observations using methods that complement investigations (e.g., journals, tables, charts) (SI-M-A3)
SI-M-A2. The Abilities Necessary to do Scientific Inquiry: designing and conducting a scientific investigation. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
SI-M-B2. Understanding Scientific Inquiry: communicating that current scientific knowledge guides scientific investigations. (1, 3, 4)
SI-M-B4. Understanding Scientific Inquiry: using data and logical arguments to propose, modify, or elaborate on principles and models. (1, 2, 3, 4)