National Science Education Standards

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Scientific Inquiry
  • Identify questions and concepts that guide scientific investigations.
  • Design and conduct scientific investigations.
  • Communicate and defend a scientific argument.
Earth and Space Science 
  • The Origin and Evolution of the Universe 
    • The " big bang " theory places the origin of the Universe between 10 and 20 billion years ago.
Unifying Concepts & Process Themes
  • Evidence, models, and explanation 
  • Evolution and equilibrium