Science
Strand II
Reflect on the Nature, Adequacy, and Connections Across Scientific Knowledge

 

Science/Strand II
Content Standard 1
All students will analyze claims for their scientific merit and explain how scientists decide what constitutes scientific knowledge; how science is related to other ways of knowing; how science and technology affect our society; and how people of diverse cultures have contributed to and influenced developments in science. (Reflecting on Scientific Knowledge)

 

Science/Strand II/Content Standard 1
High School

 

Science/Strand II/Content Standard 1/High School
Benchmark 6
Develop an awareness of and sensitivity to the natural world.

Benchmark Clarification

Students will:

  • Identify the components of the natural world surrounding them
  • Assess how they interact with the natural world, not just the man-made world

Key Concept / Real World Context / Resources

 

Science/Strand II/Content Standard 1/High School/Benchmark 6
Key Concept
Appreciation of the balance of nature and the effects organisms have on each other including the effects humans have on the natural world

 

Science/Strand II/Content Standard 1/High School/Benchmark 6
Real World Context
Any in the sections on Using Scientific Knowledge appropriate for high school

 

Science/Strand II/Content Standard 1/High School/Benchmark 6
Resources

Webliography.
http://mtn.merit.edu/mcf/SCI.II.1.HS.6.html