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 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 energy occurs in many forms and can be observed in cycles, patterns, and systems.
7 The student knows Earth's surface is constantly changing and consists of useful resources.
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 that there are relationships, systems, and cycles within environments.
10 The student knows that organisms have structures and behaviors that help them survive within their environments.