Curriculum and Instruction

Alternate Assessment Standards for Students with Severe Disabilities
Scientific Inquiry

Standard 1:

Students will use mathematical analysis, scientific inquiry, and engineering design, as appropriate, to pose questions, seek answers, and develop solutions.

Key Ideas & Performance Indicators:

Key Idea: The central purpose of scientific inquiry is to develop explanations of natural phenomena in a continuing, creative process.

Performance Indicators--Students:

  • learn to ask "why" questions to seek greater understanding concerning objects and events they have observed and heard about.
Last Updated: May 22, 2009