IL.11. Inquiry and Design: Understand the processes of scientific inquiry and technological design to investigate questions, conduct experiments and solve problems.
11.A. Know and apply the concepts, principles and processes of scientific inquiry.
11.A.3c. Collect and record data accurately using consistent measuring and recording techniques and media.
IL.12. Concepts and Principles: Understand the fundamental concepts, principles and interconnections of the life, physical and earth/space sciences.
12.A. Know and apply concepts that explain how living things function, adapt and change.
12.A.3c. Compare and contrast how different forms and structures reflect different functions (e.g., similarities and differences among animals that fly, walk or swim; structures of plant cells and animal cells).
12.B. Know and apply concepts that describe how living things interact with each other and with their environment.
12.B.3b. Compare and assess features of organisms for their adaptive, competitive and survival potential (e.g., appendages, reproductive rates, camouflage, defensive structures).
12.C. Know and apply concepts that describe properties of matter and energy and the interactions between them.
12.C.3a. Explain interactions of energy with matter including changes of state and conservation of mass and energy.
IL.13. Science, Technology, and Society: Understand the relationships among science, technology and society in historical and contemporary contexts.
13.A. Know and apply the accepted practices of science.
13.A.3c. Explain what is similar and different about observational and experimental investigations.