the student will be able to collect data by observing and measuring using the metric system and recognize differences between observed and measured data;
: construct maps, graphic organizers, simple tables, charts, and bar graphs using tools and current technology to organize, examine, and evaluate measured data;
: analyze and interpret patterns in data to construct reasonable explanations based on evidence from investigations;
: demonstrate that repeated investigations may increase the reliability of results; and
F: communicate valid conclusions supported by data in writing, by drawing pictures, and through verbal discussion.