This unit deals with topics that cover these standards in the New Haven Public Schools Science Curriculum.
Content Standard 1.0
Students will develop abilities necessary to conduct scientific inquiry, including posing a question, stating a hypothesis, developing and investigation, observing and documenting the process and recording and determining the results.
Performance Standard 1.1
Students will acquire and practice the ability to do scientific inquiry.
Performance Standard 1.2
Students will understand the process of scientific inquiry
Content Standard 4.0
Students will develop an understanding of the structure, 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 become familiar with the fundamental properties, structures and dynamics of the Earth.
Performance Standard 4.2
Students will demonstrate familiarity with fundamental concepts and principles that govern objects in the day and night sky.
Performance Standard 4.3
Students will recognize that the Earth and sky change over time.