Analyzing and Interpreting Data

Analyze and interpret data for patterns in the fossil record that document the existence, diversity, extinction, and change of life forms throughout the history of life on Earth under the assumption that natural laws operate today as in the past.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
Middle School (6-8)
Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for the effects of resource availability on organisms and populations of organisms in an ecosystem.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
Middle School (6-8)
Construct and interpret graphical displays of data to describe the relationships of kinetic energy to the mass of an object and to the speed of an object.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
Middle School (6-8)
Analyze and interpret data on the properties of substances before and after the substances interact to determine if a chemical reaction has occurred.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
Middle School (6-8)
Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in length and direction of shadows, day and night, and the seasonal appearance of some stars in the night sky.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
3-5
5
Analyze and interpret data from maps to describe patterns of Earth’s features.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
3-5
4
Represent data in tables and graphical displays to describe typical weather conditions expected during a particular season.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
3-5
3
Analyze and interpret data from fossils to provide evidence of the organisms and the environments in which they lived long ago.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
3-5
3
Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence that plants and animals have traits inherited from parents and that variation of these traits exists in a group of similar organisms.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
3-5
3
Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
K-2
K
1
2