SC.2.N.1.6

Explain how scientists alone or in groups are always investigating new ways to solve problems.

Clarifications

* Florida Standards Connections: MAFS.K12.MP.1: Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
General Information
Subject Area: Science
Grade: 2
Body of Knowledge: Nature of Science
Idea: Level 2: Basic Application of Skills & Concepts
Big Idea: The Practice of Science -

A: Scientific inquiry is a multifaceted activity; The processes of science include the formulation of scientifically investigable questions, construction of investigations into those questions, the collection of appropriate data, the evaluation of the meaning of those data, and the communication of this evaluation.

B: The processes of science frequently do not correspond to the traditional portrayal of "the scientific method."

C: Scientific argumentation is a necessary part of scientific inquiry and plays an important role in the generation and validation of scientific knowledge.

D: Scientific knowledge is based on observation and inference; it is important to recognize that these are very different things. Not only does science require creativity in its methods and processes, but also in its questions and explanations.

Date Adopted or Revised: 02/08
Date of Last Rating: 05/08
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5020030: Science - Grade 2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 and beyond (current))
7720030: Access Science Grade 2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 and beyond (current))
5020090: STEM Lab Grade 2 (Specifically in versions: 2016 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SC.2.N.1.Pa.1: Request a change or help to solve a problem in the environment.
SC.2.N.1.In.4: Recognize that scientists work to solve problems.
SC.2.N.1.Su.4: Recognize that people work in science.

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