Nature of Science and Engineering
Inspiration + Resources for 1st Grade Teachers
SUBSTRAND: The Practice of Science
STANDARD 188.8.131.52 Scientists
Scientists work as individuals and in groups to investigate the natural world, emphasizing evidence and communicating with others.
184.108.40.206.1 Observations for Questions
220.127.116.11.2 Descriptions & Comparisons
SUBSTRAND: Interactions Among Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Society
STANDARD 18.104.22.168 Nature of Science and Engineering
Designed and natural systems exist in the world. These systems are made up of components that act within a system and interact with other systems.
22.214.171.124.1 Parts in Natural Things
STANDARD 126.96.36.199 Tools
Men and women throughout the history of all cultures, including Minnesota American Indian tribes and communities, have been involved in engineering design and scientific inquiry.
188.8.131.52.1 Tools for Solving Problems
Engineering Book List (Destiny Library Catalog)
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