1 The student conducts classroom and outdoor investigations following home and school safety procedures.
2 The student develops abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry in classroom and outdoor investigations.
3 The student knows that information and critical thinking, scientific problem solving, and the contributions of scientists are used in making decisions.
4 The student uses age-appropriate tools and models to investigate the natural world.
5 The student knows that matter has physical properties and those properties determine how it is described, classified, changed, and used.
6 The student knows that forces cause change and energy exists in many forms.
7 The student knows that the natural world includes earth materials.
8 The student knows that there are recognizable patterns in the natural world and among objects in the sky.
9 The student knows that living organisms have basic needs that must be met for them to survive within their environment.
10 The student knows that organisms resemble their parents and have structures and processes that help them survive within their environments.