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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

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K-2
K
Ask questions to obtain information about the purpose of weather forecasting to prepare for, and respond to, severe weather.*

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
K-2
K
Communicate solutions that will reduce the impact of humans on the land, water, air, and/or other living things in the local environment.*

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
K-2
K
Develop a simple model that mimics the function of an animal in dispersing seeds or pollinating plants.*

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
K-2
2
Compare multiple solutions designed to slow or prevent wind or water from changing the shape of the land.*

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
K-2
2
Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.

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K-2
K
1
2
Develop a simple sketch, drawing, or physical model to illustrate how the shape of an object helps it function as needed to solve a given problem.

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K-2
K
1
2
Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.

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K-2
K
1
2
Apply scientific ideas to design, test, and refine a device that converts energy from one form to another.*

Performance Expectation

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3-5
4
Generate and compare multiple solutions that use patterns to transfer information.*

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
3-5
4