Missouri Standards: Science

The STANDARDS CORRELATION chart suggests which Missouri Standards science standards you can cover using PASSPORT TO WEATHER AND CLIMATE in your classroom. We hope you will discover additional standards you can use. These are the ones our Instructional Materials Development team felt most directly related to the activities contained in PASSPORT TO WEATHER AND CLIMATE.

For additional Missouri Standards science standards you can cover see the STANDARDS CORRELATION chart for the following PASSPORT TO KNOWLEDGE projects:

PASSPORT TO ANTARCTICA

PASSPORT TO THE RAINFOREST

PASSPORT TO THE SOLAR SYSTEM

LIVE FROM MARS 2001/2002

PASSPORT TO THE UNIVERSE

Goal One,   Goal Two,   Goal Three,   Goal Four

In Science, students in Missouri public schools will acquire a solid foundation which includes knowledge of

7. processes of scientific inquiry (such as formulating and testing hypotheses)

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8. impact of science, technology and human activity on resources and the environment

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GOAL 1: Students in Missouri public schools will acquire the knowledge and skills to gather, analyze and apply information and ideas.

Students will demonstrate within and integrate across all content areas the ability to

 

1. develop questions and ideas to initiate and refine research

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2. conduct research to answer questions and evaluate information and ideas

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3. design and conduct field and laboratory investigations to study nature and society

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4. use technological tools and other resources to locate, select and organize information

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5. comprehend and evaluate written, visual and oral presentations and works

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6. discover and evaluate patterns and relationships in information, ideas and structures

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7. evaluate the accuracy of information and the reliability of its sources

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8. organize data, information and ideas into useful forms (including charts, graphs, outlines) for analysis or presentation

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9. identify, analyze and compare the institutions, traditions and art forms of past and present societies

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10. apply acquired information, ideas and skills to different contexts as students, workers, citizens and consumers

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GOAL 2: Students in Missouri public schools will acquire the knowledge and skills to communicate effectively within and beyond the classroom.

Students will demonstrate within and integrate across all content areas the ability to

 

1. plan and make written, oral and visual presentations for a variety of purposes and audiences

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2. review and revise communications to improve accuracy and clarity

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3. exchange information, questions and ideas while recognizing the perspectives of others

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4. present perceptions and ideas regarding works of the arts, humanities and sciences

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5. perform or produce works in the fine and practical arts

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6. apply communication techniques to the job search and to the workplace

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7. use technological tools to exchange information and ideas

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GOAL 3: Students in Missouri public schools will acquire the knowledge and skills to recognize and solve problems.

Students will demonstrate within and integrate across all content areas the ability to

 

1. identify problems and define their scope and elements

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2. develop and apply strategies based on ways others have prevented or solved problems

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3. develop and apply strategies based on one’s own experience in preventing or solving problems

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4. evaluate the processes used in recognizing and solving problems

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5. reason inductively from a set of specific facts and deductively from general premises

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6. examine problems and proposed solutions from multiple perspectives

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7. evaluate the extent to which a strategy addresses the problem

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8. assess costs, benefits and other consequences of proposed solutions

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GOAL 4: Students in Missouri public schools will acquire the knowledge and skills to make decisions and act as responsible members of society.

Students will demonstrate within and integrate across all content areas the ability to

 

1. explain reasoning and identify information used to support decisions

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2. understand and apply the rights and responsibilities of citizenship in Missouri and the United States

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3. analyze the duties and responsibilities of individuals in societies

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4. recognize and practice honesty and integrity in academic work and in the workplace

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5. develop, monitor and revise plans of action to meet deadlines and accomplish goals

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6. identify tasks that require a coordinated effort and work with others to complete those tasks

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7. identify and apply practices that preserve and enhance the safety and health of self and others

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8. explore, prepare for and seek educational and job opportunities

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