|Unit of Instruction||Science Processes|
SC.8.N.2.1 Distinguish between scientific and pseudoscientific ideas.
SC.8.N.2.2 Discuss what characterizes science and its methods.
SC.8.N.1.5 Analyze the methods used to develop a scientific explanation as seen in different fields of science.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
• describe science as the study of the natural world
• cite examples of science and pseudoscience (can it be tested?)
• understand the need for a common system of measurement (metric system) among scientists
• discuss the VARIOUS methods used by scientists to answer questions or solve problems (controlled experiments, observational studies, engineering by design, trial and error, simulations, modeling, etc.)
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