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2.4 Science and Technology

Using scientific rules and methods to express ideas and solve problems on paper, on computers, or on adaptive devices.

    2.4.1 Comprehension
    • Understand basic scientific principles and use appropriate technology.
    • Understand the scientific method (i.e., identify problems, collect information, form opinions and draw conclusions).
    • Understand overall intent and proper procedures for set-up and operation of equipment.
    • Explain key concepts of the scientific method and other inquiry and problem-solving processes.
    2.4.2 Application
    • Understand the applicability and various types of modeling and experimentation.
    • Apply basic scientific principles and technology to complete tasks.
    • Conduct experiments and analyze and interpret the results.
    • Understand the composition, structure, properties, and reactions of matter, especially of atomic and molecular systems.
    • Understand physics – matter and energy and physical interactions.