As part of the New Haven Public Schools science curriculum many of the required performance standards will be achieved. The following standards will be addressed:
Content Standard 1.0
Students will develop abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry by being able to pose a question, state a hypothesis, develop an investigation, observe and document the process and record and determine the results.
Performance Standard 1.1 – Students will inquire and practice the ability to do scientific inquiry.
Performance Standard 1.2
Students will acquire and practice the ability to understand scientific inquiry.
Content Standard 4.0 - Earth Science
Students will develop an understanding of the structures, properties and dynamic processes of the earth, the solar system, the universe and the galaxy; they will be familiar with the origins, evolution, movements and interactions of these systems.
Performance Standard 4.1 - Students will understand the fundamental concepts of the properties and structures of the earth.
Performance Standard 4.2 - Students will understand the fundamental concepts and principles of objects in the sky.
Content Standard 6.0 - Ecology
Students will develop an understanding of personal and community health; of the characteristics of changing populations; of the ecology of and uses of natural resources; of changes in environments; and of the use of science and technology in addressing present-day local and global challenges.
Performance Standard 6.1 - Students will develop an understanding of the value and behaviors of good personal health.
Performance Standard 6.2 - Students will develop an understanding of the use of science and technology and its effect on the characteristics of changing populations, ecology resources and changes in the environment.