• I Can Objectives 8th Grade Science Standards

    I can identify questions that can be answered through scientific investigations.

    I can design and conduct scientific investigation

    I can use appropriate mathematics, tools and techniques to gather data and information.

    I can analyze and interpret data.

    I can develop descriptions, models, explanations and predictions.

    I can think critically and logically to connect evidence and explanations.

    I can recognize and analyze alternative explanations and predications.

    I can communicate scientific procedures and explanations.

    I can identify the composition and properties of Earth’s interior are identified by the behavior of seismic waves.

    I can identify that the Earth’s crust consists of major and minor tectonic plates that move relative to each other.

     I can identify that the evidence of the dynamic changes of Earth’s surface through time is found in the geologic record.

    I can identify a combination of constructive and destructive geologic processes formed Earth’s surface.

    I can identify that there are different types of potential energy.

    I can identify that some forces between objects act when the objects are in direct contact or when they are not touching.

    I can identify that forces have magnitude and direction.

    I can explain that there are different types of potential energy.

    I can identify the diversity of species occurs through gradual processes over many generations. Fossil records provide evidence that changes have occurred in number and types of species.

    I can understand that reproduction is necessary for the continuation of every species.

    I can understand that the characteristics of an organism are a result of inherited traits received from parent(s).

Last Modified on September 10, 2010