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Analyze data to determine if a design solution works as intended to change the speed or direction of an object with a push or a pull.*

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
K-2
K
Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
K-2
K
Use and share observations of local weather conditions to describe patterns over time.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
K-2
K
Use observations of the sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
K-2
1
Analyze data obtained from testing different materials to determine which materials have the properties that are best suited for an intended purpose.*

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
K-2
2
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
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 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
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 maps to describe patterns of Earth’s features.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
3-5
4