Use these questions to guide a research project about tide pools and the animals that call this unique habitat home.
- Next Generation Science Standards
- Ask questions that can be investigated based on patterns such as cause and effect relationships.
- Ask questions that can be investigated and predict reasonable outcomes based on patterns such as cause and effect relationships.
- Ask questions that can be investigated within the scope of the classroom, outdoor environment, and museums and other public facilities with available resources and, when appropriate, frame a hypothesis based on observations and scientific principles.
- Identify the evidence that supports particular points in an explanation.
- Construct an explanation that includes qualitative or quantitative relationships between variables that predict phenomena.
- Apply scientific ideas to construct an explanation for real-world phenomena, examples, or events.
- Construct an explanation that includes qualitative or quantitative relationships between variables that describe phenomena.
- Scientists look for patterns and order when making observations about the world.
- Science knowledge is based upon logical and conceptual connections between evidence and explanations.
- Science disciplines share common rules of evidence used to evaluate explanations about natural systems.
- Scientists search for cause and effect relationships to explain natural events.
- Growth and Development of Organisms
- Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
- Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning, and Resilience
- Systems in the natural and designed world have parts that work together.
- Empirical evidence is required to differentiate between cause and correlation and make claims about specific causes and effects.
- Explanations of stability and change in natural or designed systems can be constructed by examining the changes over time and forces at different scales.
- Small changes in one part of a system might cause large changes in another part.
- English Language Arts
- Ocean Literacy Principles Ocean Literacy Principle #1: The Earth has one big ocean with many features.
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- Ocean Literacy Principles Ocean Literacy Principle #5: The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems.
- Ocean Literacy Principles
- English Language Development Oral Communication
- English Language Arts Reading
- English Language Development Reading Comprehension and Fluency
- English Language Arts Writing
- English Language Development Written Communication