NE.SC 1: INQUIRY, THE NATURE OF SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY: Students will combine scientific processes and knowledge with scientific reasoning and critical thinking to ask questions about phenomena and propose explanations based on gathered evidence.
1.1. Abilities to do Scientific Inquiry
8.1.1. Students will design and conduct investigations that will lead to descriptions of relationships between evidence and explanations.
Scientific Controls and Variables
8.1.1.c. Determine controls and use dependent (responding) and independent (manipulated) variables
8.1.1.d. Select and use equipment appropriate to the investigation, demonstrate correct techniques, and apply appropriate mathematical concepts