Science, Standard B: Nature of Science Performance Standards - Grade 12

By the end of grade twelve, students will:

B.12.1 Show how cultures and individuals have contributed to the development of major ideas in the earth and space, life and environmental, and physical sciences

B.12.2 Identify the cultural conditions that are usually present during great periods of discovery, scientific development, and invention

B.12.3 Relate the major themes of science to human progress in understanding science and the world

B.12.4 Show how basic research and applied research contribute to new discoveries, inventions, and applications

B.12.5 Explain how science is based on assumptions about the natural world and themes that describe the natural world

Content Standard B

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