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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

4-24-2012 Teching the STEM CCCS Science Practices5.1.8.C

Teching the CCCS
Grades 5-8 Science
Science Practices

5.1 All students will understand that science is both a body of knowledge and an evidence-based, model-building enterprise that continually extends, refines, and revises knowledge. The four Science Practices strands encompass the knowledge and reasoning skills that students must acquire to be proficient in science.
C. Reflect on Scientific Knowledge:  Scientific knowledge builds on itself over time.
By the end of grade
Content Statement
Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
Scientific models and understandings of fundamental concepts and principles are refined as new evidence is considered.
Monitor one’s own thinking as understandings of scientific concepts are refined.
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Predictions and explanations are revised to account more completely for available evidence.
Revise predictions or explanations on the basis of discovering new evidence, learning new information, or using models.
Science is a practice in which an established body of knowledge is continually revised, refined, and extended.
Generate new and productive questions to evaluate and refine core explanations.

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