1 The student conducts classroom and outdoor investigations, following home and school safety procedures and environmentally appropriate and ethical practices.
2 The student uses scientific practices during laboratory and outdoor investigations.
3 The student uses critical thinking and scientific problem solving to make informed decisions.
4 The student knows how to use a variety of tools, materials, equipment, and models 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 energy exists in many forms and can be observed in cycles, patterns, and systems.
7 The students know that Earth consists of useful resources and its surface is constantly changing.
8 The student knows that there are recognizable patterns in the natural world and among the Sun, Earth, and Moon system.
9 The student knows and understands that living organisms within an ecosystem interact with one another and with their environment.
10 The student knows that organisms undergo similar life processes and have structures and behaviors that help them survive within their environment.