1 The student conducts classroom and outdoor investigations following home and school safety procedures and environmentally appropriate practices.
2 The student uses scientific practices during laboratory and outdoor investigations.
3 The student knows that information, critical thinking, scientific problem solving, and the contributions of scientists are used in making decisions.
4 The student knows how to use a variety of tools and methods to conduct science inquiry.
5 The student knows that matter has measurable physical properties and those properties determine how matter is classified, changed, and used.
6 The student knows that forces cause change and that energy exists in many forms.
7 The student knows that Earth consists of natural resources and its surface is constantly changing.
8 The student knows there are recognizable patterns in the natural world and among objects in the sky.
9 The student knows and can describe patterns, cycles, systems, and relationships within the environments.
10 The student knows that organisms undergo similar life processes and have structures that help them survive within their environments.