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Alabama

Autobugography Project Standards

Science

Kindergarten
Objective #1 - Identify questions that can be answered through scientific investigations.
Objective #2 - Use appropriate tools and technology resources to gather, analyze, and interpret data.
Objective #3 - Demonstrate the ability to perform safe and appropriate manipulation of materials, living organisms, scientific equipment, and technology.
Objective #4 - Use appropriate skills to design and conduct a scientific investigation.
Objective #5 - Think critically and logically to make inferences and describe relationships between evidence and explanations.
Objective #19 - Describe how offspring resemble parents.
Objective #23 - Describe natural homes of animals.
 
First Grade
Objective #2 - Use appropriate tools and technology resources to gather, analyze, and interpret data.
Objective #3 - Demonstrate the ability to perform safe and appropriate manipulation of materials, living organisms, scientific equipment, and technology.
Objective #4 - Use appropriate skills to design and conduct a scientific investigation.
Objective #15 - Describe characteristics of plants and animals that help them to survive.
Objective #16 - Classify plants and animals according to characteristics.
Objective #17 - Describe the basic needs of plants and animals.
Objective #18 - Describe interactions of organisms with their environments.
Objective #19 - Explain how organisms are dependent upon each other for survival.
Second Grade
Objective #2 - Use appropriate tools and technology resources to gather, analyze, and interpret data.
Objective #3 - Demonstrate the ability to perform safe and appropriate manipulation of materials, living organisms, scientific equipment, and technology.
Objective #4 - Use appropriate skills to design and conduct a scientific investigation.
Objective #5 - Think critically and logically to make inferences and describe relationships between evidence and explanations.
Objective #7 - Use mathematics in scientific inquiry.
Objective #19 - Relate structure to function in plants and animals.
Objective #20 - Identify characteristics and behaviors of organisms that help them survive.
Objective #22 - Describe how offspring produced by plants or animals are similar to the parents.
Objective #23 - Describe interdependence of plants and animals.
Third Grade
Objective #2 - Use appropriate tools and technology resources to gather, analyze, and interpret data.
Objective #3 - Demonstrate the ability to perform safe and appropriate manipulation of materials, living organisms, scientific equipment, and technology.
Objective #4 - Use appropriate skills to design and conduct a scientific investigation.
Objective #5 - Think critically and logically to make inferences and describe relationships between evidence and explanations.
Objective #7 - Use available technology to communicate scientific procedures and to defend explanations.
Objective #24 - Relate plant structures to their function(s).
Fourth Grade
Objective #2 - Use appropriate tools and technology resources to gather, analyze, and interpret data.
Objective #3 - Demonstrate the ability to perform safe and appropriate manipulation of materials, living organisms, scientific equipment, and technology.
Objective #4 - Use appropriate skills to design and conduct a scientific investigation.
Objective #5 - Think critically and logically to make inferences and describe relationships between evidence and explanations.
Objective #7 - Use available technology to communicate scientific procedures and to defend explanations.
Objective #8 - Apply mathematical knowledge and skills to scientific investigations.
Objective #22 - Relate structural characteristics and behavior of various animals to their roles within an ecosystem.
Objective #23 - Relate structures to functions in animals.
Objective #24 - Classify animals into groups according to specific characteristics.
Objective #25 - Describe life cycles of various animals.
Objective #26 - Recognize that offspring tend to resemble parents.
Objective #27 - Recognize that individuals of the same species may have variations.
Objective #28 - Identify behaviors and body structures that help animals survive in a particular habitat.
Objective #29 - Identify living (biotic) and nonliving (abiotic) factors that affect animal life.
Fifth Grade
Objective #2 - Use appropriate tools and technology resources to gather, analyze, and interpret data.
Objective #3 - Demonstrate the ability to perform safe and appropriate manipulation of materials, living organisms, scientific equipment, and technology.
Objective #4 - Use appropriate skills to design and conduct a scientific investigation.
Objective #5 - Think critically and logically to make inferences and describe relationships between.
Objective #7 - Use available technology to communicate scientific procedures and to defend explanation.
Objective #8 - Apply mathematical knowledge and skills to scientific investigations.
Sixth Grade
Objective #2 - Design experiments and use appropriate tools and technology to gather, analyze, and interpret data.
Objective #3 - Demonstrate the ability to perform safe and appropriate manipulation of materials, scientific equipment, and technology.
Objective #4 - Use proper procedures in the handling and care of living organisms and specimens derived from living things.
Objective #5 - Use appropriate skills to design and conduct a scientific investigation.
Objective #7 - Use scientific evidence to develop descriptions, explanations, predictions, and models.
Objective #10 - Communicate orally and in writing scientific procedures and explanations.
Objective #14 - Exhibit legal and ethical behaviors necessary for responsible scientific investigations.
Objective #29 - Analyze criteria used to develop the biological classification system.
Objective #30 - Compare distinguishing characteristics of organisms.
Objective #31 - Distinguish the major differences between plants and animals and explain why some organisms do not fit into either classification.