Iowa Core Standards
IA.CC.WHST.6-8. Writing Standards for Literacy Science, and Technical Subjects
Text Types and Purposes
WHST.6-8.2. Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/ experiments, or technical processes.
WHST.6-8.2.f. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.
IA.PS. Physical Science
PS.2. Understand and apply knowledge of forms of energy and energy transfer.
IA.SI. Science as Inquiry
SI.6. Use evidence to develop descriptions, explanations, predictions, and models.
SI.7. Think critically and logically to make the relationships between evidence and explanations.
SI.8. Recognize and analyze alternative explanations and predictions.