What we Know Today About the World Around Us ; Historical Perspectives
|| Understanding Scienctific Inquiry and the
Character of Scientific Knowledge:
Students explain the process of how scientific knowledge is generated
by scientific inquiry and be able to critique a scientific investigation.
|| Interdependence of science, Technology, and
society: Student analyze and evaluate
the interdependence of science, technology, and society.
|| MALAMA I KA 'AINA: Sustainability: Students make decisions needed to sustain
life on Earth now and for future generations by concidering the limited
resources and fragile environmentatl conditions.
|| Unity and Diversity: Students examine the unity and diversit of
organisms and how they can be compared scientifically.
|| Interdependence: Students describe, analyze, and give
examples of how organisms are dependent on one another and their
||Cycle of matter and Energy
Flow: Students trace the cycling of
matter and the flow of energy through systems of living things.
|| Biological Evolution: Students examine evidence for the evolution
of life on earth and assess the arguments for natural selection as a
scientific explanation of biological evolution.
||Heredity: Students describe how variation in
biological traits are passed on to successive generations.
||Cells, Tissues and Organs:Students
explain the structure, functions, and reproduction of living cells.
|| Human Development: Students explain the important aspects of
human development from fertilization to death and compare them with other
Students appraise the relationship between their bodily functions and
their physical and mental well-being.
||Learning and Human Behavior: Students explain what influences learning
and human behavior.
Matter: Students examine the nature of
Its Transformation and matter:
Students identify the different forms of energy and explain
transformation of energy and its significance in understanding the structure
of matter and the Universe.
|| Forces, Motion, Sound and Light: Students explain the relationship between
force, mass and motion of objects; they analyze the nature of sound and
Students discuss current scientific views of the universe.
||Forces of the universe: Students explain the major forces in
nature: gravitational. Electrical and
in the Solar System: Students discuss
how the earth-moon-sun system causes seasons, moon phases, climate, weather
and global changes.
that shape the earth: Students study
how the earth's surface is formed.