GRADE 8

BIG IDEA 4: Science and Society

As tomorrows citizens, students should be able to identify issues about which society could provide input, formulate scientifically investigable questions about those issues, construct investigations of their questions, collect and evaluate data from their investigations, and develop scientific recommendations based upon their findings.

BENCHMARK CODE

BENCHMARK

SC.8.N.4.1

Explain that science is one of the processes that can be used to inform decision making at the community, state, national, and international levels.

SC.8.N.4.2

Explain how political, social, and economic concerns can affect science, and vice versa.

Access Points for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

Independent:

Supported:

Participatory:

SC.8.N.4.In.a Identify ways that science processes can be used to make informed decisions in the community, state, and nation.

SC.8.N.4.Su.a Recognize that science processes can be used to help people in the community and state make wise choices.

SC.8.N.4.Pa.a Recognize a way science is used in the community.

 

 

 

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