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Skills available for North Dakota eighth-grade science standards

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1 Students understand the unifying concepts and processes of science.

2 Students use the process of science inquiry.

3 Students understand the basic concepts and principles of physical science.

4 Students understand the basic concepts and principles of life science.

  • Structure and Function

  • Genetics and Reproduction

  • Interdependence Among Organisms

  • Diversity and Unity Among Organisms

  • Natural Selection and Biological Evolution

    • 8.4.1 Identify the evidence of biological evolution. (e.g., adaptation, radiation, extinction) as found in the fossil record

5 Students understand the basic concepts and principles of earth and space science.

6 Students understand relations between science and technology.

  • Technology and Society

7 Students understand relations between science and personal, social, and environmental issues.

  • Science and Social Issues

    • 8.7.1 Explain the interaction of science and technology with social issues (e.g., mining, natural disasters)

8 Students understand the history and nature of science.

  • People in Science

  • Scientific Knowledge

    • 8.8.1 Explain how many people from various cultures have made important contributions to the advancement of science and technology