(a) Science as Inquiry : Abilities necessary to do scientific
inquiry and understandings about scientific inquiry.
(b) Physical: Develop an understanding of motions and forces
and conservation of energy.
- Connections to the Illinois Learning
(a) 10.A.4a.: Represent and organize data by creating lists,
charts, tables, frequency distributions, graphs, scatterplots and
(b) 10.B.4.: Design and execute surveys or experiments, gather
data to answer relevant questions, and communicate results and
conclusions to an audience using traditional methods and contemporary
(c) 10.C.4b.: Design and conduct simulations with and without
the use of technology.
(a) Goal 11 with all its objectives for early and late high
school: Understand the processes of scientific inquiry and
technological design to investigate questions, conduct experiments and
(b) 12.D.5a.: Analyze factors that influence the relative
motion of an object.
(c) 13.A.5c.: Explain the strengths , weaknesses and uses of
research methodologies including observational studies, controlled
laboratory experiments, computer modeling and statistical studies.
(d) 13.A.5d.: Explain, suing a practical example, why
experimental replication and peer review are essential to scientific
(e) 13.B.5e.: Assess how scientific and technological progress
has affected other fields of study, careers and job markets and aspects
of everyday life.
FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS:
(a) 1.C.5f.: Use tables, graphs and maps to challenge
arguments, defend conclusions and persuade others.
(b) 2.B.4a.: Critique ideas and impressions generated by oral,
visual, written and electronic materials.
(c) 3.B.5.: Using contemporary technology, produce documents
of publication quality for specific purposes and audiences; exhibit
clarity of focus, logic of organization, appropriate elaboration and
support and overall coherence.
(d) 3.C.5a.: Communicate information and ideas in narrative,
informative and persuasive writing with clarity and effectiveness in a
variety of written forms using appropriate traditional and/or
electronic formats; adapt content, vocabulary, voice and tone to the
audience, purpose and situation.
(e) 4.B.5a.: Deliver planned and impromptu oral presentations,
as individuals and members of a group, conveying results of research,
projects or literature studies to a variety of audiences using
appropriate visual aids and available technology.
FOR SOCIAL STUDIES:
(a) 15.C.4b.: Explain the importance of research, development,
invention, technology and entrepreneurship to the United States
(b) Explain how technology has affected trade in the areas of
transportation, communication, finance, and manufacturing.
FOR FINE ARTS:
(a) 26.B.4d.: Demonstrate knowledge and skills that
communicate clear and focused ideas based on planning, research and