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Skills available for Utah eighth-grade science standards

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1 Use Science Process and Thinking Skills

2 Manifest Scientific Attitudes and Interests

  • a Voluntarily read and study books and other materials about science.

  • b Raise questions about objects, events and processes that can be answered through scientific investigation.

  • c Maintain an open and questioning mind toward ideas and alternative points of view.

  • d Accept responsibility for actively helping to resolve social, ethical and ecological problems related to science and technology.

  • e Evaluate scientifically related claims against available evidence.

  • f Reject pseudoscience as a source of scientific knowledge.

3 Demonstrate Understanding of Science Concepts, Principles and Systems

4 Communicate Effectively Using Science Language and Reasoning

5 Demonstrate Awareness of Social and Historical Aspects of Science

6 Demonstrate Understanding of the Nature of Science