Science Performance Standard B Grade 8

Science, Standard B: Nature of Science
Performance Standards - Grade 8

By the end of grade eight, students will:

B.8.1 Describe how scientific knowledge and concepts have changed over time in the earth and space, life and environmental, and physical sciences

B.8.2 Identify and describe major changes that have occurred over in conceptual models and explanations in the earth and space, life and environmental, and physical sciences and identify the people, cultures, and conditions that led to these developments

B.8.3 Explain how the general rules of science apply to the development and use of evidence in science investigations, model-making, and applications

B.8.4 Describe types of reasoning and evidence used outside of science to draw conclusions about the natural world

B.8.5 Explain ways in which science knowledge is shared, checked, and extended, and show how these processes change over time

B.8.6 Explain the ways in which scientific knowledge is useful and also limited when applied to social issues

Content Standard B

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