Science Competencies and Continua


SCI.1 Lead Scientific Investigations: I can plan and carry out a scientific investigation. SCI.2 Analyze and Interpret Data: I can analyze and interpret data to construct evidence-based explanations. SCI.3 Develop and Use Models: I can develop and use models to make predictions about phenomena, analyze systems, and communicate ideas. SCI.4 Technical Writing: I [...]

Student Guide: Designing a Scientific Investigation


Description A scientific investigation is what scientists use to explore the world around us and answer questions that we may have. To carry out the investigation, scientists use a process called the scientific method. Authors: Jim Novak and Jessica Thacher

Student Guide: Science Technical Writing


Description Technical writing is a form of communication used in many occupational fields. The role of technical writing is to share information in a professional setting. One common form of technical writing is instructional manuals. In science, technical writing is often in the form of a lab report. Author: Jim [...]

Studio Guide: It’s Alive! Well…Maybe


Description One thing that scientists do to make their work known is publish their work. By doing this, it lets other people know about the work that they are doing, and gives other people the opportunity to research further and complete their own work on the topic. In this studio you will [...]

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