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 Data Collection
8.1.1.f. Record and represent data appropriately and review for quality, accuracy, and relevancy
8.1.1.b. Design and conduct logical and sequential investigations including repeated trials
NE.SC 2: PHYSICAL SCIENCE: Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, theories, and models of the Physical Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world.
8.2.3. Students will identify and describe how energy systems and matter interact.
8.2.3.a. Recognize that vibrations set up wave-like disturbances that spread away from the source (sound, seismic, water waves)
NE.SC 4: EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCES: Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, theories, and models of Earth and Space Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world.
4.2. Earth Structures and Processes
8.4.2. Students will investigate and describe Earth’s structure, systems, and processes.
8.4.2.e. Compare and contrast constructive and destructive forces (deposition, erosion, weathering, plate motion causing uplift, volcanoes, earthquakes) that impact Earth’s surface