ME.B. The Skills and Traits of Scientific Inquiry and Technological Design: Students plan, conduct, analyze data from and communicate results of in-depth scientific investigations; and they use a systematic process, tools, equipment, and a variety of materials to create a technological design and produce a solution or product to meet a specified need.
B.1. Skills and Traits of Scientific Inquiry: Students plan, conduct, analyze data from, and communicate results of investigations, including simple experiments.
B.1.c. Use appropriate tools, metric units, and techniques to gather, analyze, and interpret data.
ME.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.
ME.D. The Physical Setting: Students understand the universal nature of matter, energy, force, and motion and identify how these relationships are exhibited in Earth Systems, in the solar system, and throughout the universe.
D.4. Force and Motion: Students describe the force of gravity, the motion of objects, the properties of waves, and the wavelike property of energy in light waves.
D.4.a. Describe the similarities and differences in the motion of sound vibrations, earthquakes, and light waves.