the student will be able to collect and record data by observing and measuring, using the metric system, and using descriptive words and numerals such as labeled drawings, writing, and concept maps;
: construct simple tables, charts, bar graphs, and maps using tools and current technology to organize, examine, and evaluate data;
: analyze data and interpret patterns to construct reasonable explanations from data that can be observed and measured;
: represent the natural world using models such as rivers, stream tables, or fossils and identify their limitations, including accuracy and size
: Earth and space.: The student knows that there are recognizable patterns in the natural world and among the Sun, Earth, and Moon system. Students are expected to:
: collect and analyze data to identify sequences and predict patterns of change in shadows, tides, seasons, and the observable appearance of the Moon over time.