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Skills available for Minnesota seventh-grade science standards

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1 Exploring phenomena or engineering problems

  • 1.1 Asking questions and defining problems

  • 1.2 Planning and carrying out investigations

    • 1.2.1 Students will be able to design and conduct investigations in the classroom, laboratory, and/or field to test students' ideas and questions, and will organize and collect data to provide evidence to support claims the students make about phenomena.

      • 7L. Conduct an investigation to provide evidence that living things are made of cells; either one cell or many different numbers and types of cells.

2 Looking at data and empirical evidence to understand phenomena or solve problems

3 Developing possible explanations of phenomena or designing solutions to engineering problems

4 Communicating reasons, arguments and ideas to others