#### Kindergarden

The Student:

1. Identifies a simple problem dealing with people changing the environment.

2. Gathers information to solve that problem.

3. Draws conclusions about information.

4. Tells about solutions to problems.

#### Grade 1

The Student:

1. Identifies a simple problem dealing with people changing the environment.

2. Gathers information to solve that problem.

3. Draws conclusions about information and suggests solutions.

4. Makes judgments about solutions based on information collected.

5. Tells about solutions to problems and gives reasons.

#### Grade 2

The Student:

1. Identifies a simple problem dealing with people changing the environment.

2. Gathers information to solve that problem.

3. Identifies relevent information, draws conclusions suggests solutions.

4. Makes inferences (judgments) about solutions based on information collected.

5. States solutions as recommendations and gives reasons.

#### Grade 3

The Student:

1. Identifies a simple problem dealing with people changing the environment.

2. Gathers information to solve that problem.

3. Determines (identifies) relevent information, draws conclusions and arrives at alternative solutions.

4. Makes inferences for each alternative solution based on information collected.

5. States solutions as recommendations and gives reasons.

#### Grade 4

The Student:

1. Identifies and states a problem that involves humans affecting the environment.

2. Collects, organizes, and analyzes information from various sources and identifies possible alternative solutions based on the information.

3. Makes inferences for each alternative solutions to problems and selects a solution from among them.

4. Tests the solution to problems and documents the results.

5. Analyzes the results of the tests and proposes recommendations and/or modifications to the solution.

#### Grade 5

The Student:

1. Identifies and states a problem that involves humans affecting the environment.

2. Collects, organizes, and analyzes information from various sources and identifies possible alternative solutions based on the information.

3. Makes inferences for each alternative solutions to problems and selects a solution from among them.

4. Tests the solution to problems and documents the results.

5. Analyzes the results of the tests and proposes recommendations and/or modifications to the solution.