Science
Strand I
Construct New Scientific and Personal Knowledge

 

Science/Strand I
Content Standard 1
All students will ask questions that help them learn about the world; design and conduct investigations using appropriate methodology and technology; learn from books and other sources of information; communicate findings of investigations using appropriate technology. (Constructing)

 

Science/Strand I/Content Standard 1
Middle School

 

Science/Strand I/Content Standard 1/Middle School
Benchmark 4
Use metric measurement devices to provide consistency in an investigation.

Benchmark Clarification

The metric system is the international system of measurement for scientific inquiry and communication. Students will correctly use metric devices in all scientific investigations (e.g. balance, graduated cylinder, metric stick, thermometer).

Key Concept / Real World Context / Resources

 

Science/Strand I/Content Standard 1/Middle School/Benchmark 4
Key Concept
Documentation:
Laboratory instructions

Measurement units:

  • Milliliters
  • Liters
  • Millimeter
  • Centimeter
  • Meter
  • Gram

Measurement Tools:

  • Balancing devices
  • Measuring tape
  • Thermometer
  • Graduated cylinder

 

Science/Strand I/Content Standard 1/Middle School/Benchmark 4
Real World Context
Conducting investigations, following or altering laboratory instructions for mixing chemicals.

 

Science/Strand I/Content Standard 1/Middle School/Benchmark 4
Resources

Webliography.
http://mtn.merit.edu/mcf/SCI.I.1.MS.4.html