New Mexico Standards
NM.I. Scientific Thinking and Practice: Understand the processes of scientific investigations and use inquiry and scientific ways of observing, experimenting, predicting, and validating to think critically.
I-A. Use scientific methods to develop questions, design and conduct experiments using appropriate technologies, analyze and evaluate results, make predictions, and communicate findings.
I-A.1a. Use a variety of print and web resources to collect information, inform investigations, and answer a scientific question or hypothesis.
I-B. Understand the processes of scientific investigation and how scientific inquiry results in scientific knowledge.
I-B.3a. Analyze and evaluate scientific explanations.