KS.1. Science as Inquiry: The student will develop the abilities to do scientific inquiry, be able to demonstrate how scientific inquiry is applied, and develop understandings about scientific inquiry.
1.1. The student will demonstrate abilities necessary to do the processes of scientific inquiry.
1.1.3. The student identifies the relationship between evidence and logical conclusions.
KS.2. Physical Science: The student will apply process skills to develop an understanding of physical science including: properties, changes of properties of matter, motion and forces, and transfer of energy.
2.1. The student will observe, compare, and classify properties of matter.
2.1.1. The student compares and classifies the states of matter; solids, liquids, gases, and plasma.
KS.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.
KS.CC.WHST.6-8. Writing Standards for Literacy in 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.