Texas Assessments Standards (STAAR)
TX.STAAR.8. STAAR Grade 8 Science Assessment
Scientific Investigation and Reasoning Skills: These skills will not be listed under a separate reporting category. Instead, they will be incorporated into at least 40% of the test questions in reporting categories 1-4 and will be identified along with content standards.
(8.2) Scientific investigation and reasoning. The student uses scientific inquiry methods during laboratory and field investigations. The student is expected to:
8.2 (D) Construct tables and graphs, using repeated trials and means, to organize data and identify patterns. (STAAR)
8.2 (E) Analyze data to formulate reasonable explanations, communicate valid conclusions supported by the data, and predict trends. (STAAR)