This activity is solely a suggestion for an activity that is compatible with science 5.8 level 2 STAAR-ALT. This activity is in no way endorsed by STAAR-ALT and is not the only way that you can complete the essence statement. There are many different ways to accomplish the activity and still follow the guidelines set forth on the documentation sheet. This activity can also be used for small group instruction or assessment for individuals with disabilities. Again, this activity is SOLELY a suggestion for an activity that is compatible with STAAR-ALT 5.8 level 2 for science and does not contain any information that is confidential.