Science Scope and Sequence, Observing

Science Standard II, The Science Process

Lesson 220, Observing

Defining observation

Understanding that observations are made using all five senses

Defining qualitative observation

Identifying examples of qualitative observation

Defining quantitative observation

Distinguishing between examples of qualitative observations and quantitative observations

Knowing what an estimate is

Understanding the International System (SI)

Knowing what a balance is

Knowing what a barometer is

Knowing what a thermometer is

Distinguishing between an observation and an inference

Stating an inference based on given information

Understanding that math and science are used together to help people, even to save their lives

Understanding that technology and mathematics are used to improve investigation and communication

Understanding that scientists rely on technology to enhance the gathering and manipulation of data

Knowing that the value of a technology may differ for different people and at different times


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