New Hampshire Standards
NH.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.
NH.SPS1. Science Process Skills: Scientific Inquiry and Critical Thinking Skills
S:SPS1:6:3.1. Conducting Scientific Investigations: Students will apply skills from previous grades and carry out simple student or teacher-developed procedures or experiments.
S:SPS1:6:4.2. Representing and Understanding Results of Investigations: Students will apply skills from previous grades and make and record observations using a pre-determined format.
NH.SPS4. Science Process Skills: Science Skills for Information, Communication and Media Literacy
S:SPS4:6:1.2. Information and Media Literacy: Students will apply skills from previous grades and collect real-time observations and data, synthesizing and building upon existing information (e.g., online databases, NOAA, EPA, USGS) to solve problems.
S:SPS4:6:8.1. Accountability and Adaptability: Students will apply skills from previous grades and develop and execute a plan to collect and record accurate and complete data from various sources to solve a problem or answer a question; and gather and critically analyze data from a variety of sources.