North Dakota Standards
ND.2. Science Inquiry: Students use the process of science inquiry.
6.2.1. Understandings About Scientific Inquiry: Explain the components of a scientific investigation (e.g., hypothesis, observation, data collection, data interpretation, communication of results, replicable)
6.2.2. Understandings About Scientific Inquiry: Select alternative methods of scientific investigations (e.g., library, internet, field work) to address different kinds of questions.
6.2.4. Abilities Necessary To Do Scientific Inquiry: Use appropriate tools and techniques to gather and analyze data
ND.3. Physical Science: Students understand the basic concepts and principles of physical science.
6.3.2. Force and Motion: Use simple machines to change forces
ND.CC.6-8.RST. Reading Standards for Information Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
Craft and Structure
6-8.RST.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.