PO 2 Communicate with other groups to describe the results of an investigation.
2 History and Nature of Science
1 Identify individual and cultural contributions to scientific knowledge.
PO 1 Identify how diverse people and/or cultures, past and present, have made important contributions to scientific innovations (e.g., Daniel Hale Williams [physician], supports Strand 4; Charles Drew [physician], supports Strand 4; Elizabeth Blackwell [physician], supports Strand 4).
PO 2 Identify science-related career opportunities.
2 Understand how science is a process for generating knowledge.
PO 1 Identify components of familiar systems (e.g., organs of the digestive system, bicycle).
PO 2 Identify the following characteristics of a system:
consists of multiple parts or subsystems
parts work interdependently
PO 3 Identify parts of a system too small to be seen (e.g., plant and animal cells).
3 Science in Personal and Social Perspectives
1 Describe the interactions between human populations, natural hazards, and the environment.
2 Understand the impact of technology.
PO 1 Analyze how various technologies impact aspects of people's lives (e.g., entertainment, medicine, transportation, communication).
PO 2 Describe important technological contributions made by people, past and present:
automobile – Henry Ford
airplane – Wilbur and Orville Wright
telephone – Alexander G. Bell
PO 3 Identify a simple problem that could be solved by using a suitable tool.
4 Life Science
1 Understand that basic structures in plants and animals serve a function.
PO 1 Identify animal structures that serve different functions (e.g., sensory, defense, locomotion).