These two experiments are designed for 8th graders on the Virginia Alternative Assessment Standard for Science. It includes the documentation for both experiments that when used with the other units on the scientific method, COMPLETELY meet the standard below.
This assessments address the stem but does not address the standard's bullet d). The other steps for the scientific method do address the bullet.
Reporting Category: Scientific Investigation
8S-SI 1 The student will demonstrate an understanding of scientific reasoning, logic, and the nature of science by planning and conducting investigations which
d) hypotheses are stated in ways that identify the independent and dependent