Unit 1

Unit Title: Nature of Science
Unit Time Frame: 7-8 weeks

Unit Overview 
Students will explore how scientific data
is obtained, organized, and used to develop 
hypotheses, theories, and laws.

Essential Learning
Science knowledge is gained using a structured
process which generates knowledge about the natural
world in a safe manner.
--How and why is scientific knowledge gained and modified?
-- How are scientific laws, theories, and hypotheses created?     
Key Concepts
Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of the
characteristics and processes of science using
appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology.

Unit Standards
Teacher Resources
Standards Scoring Matrix
Science/Engineering Practices
Cross-Cutting Concepts

Nature of Science