RELATIONSHIP OF CDOS LEARNING STANDARDS TO
STATE 2001 LIVING ENVIRONMENT REGENTS DESIGN

THE CDOS LEARNING STANDARDS—A RESOURCE TO SUPPORT ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

MST
Standard
Addressed

Area of Core Content
Key Ideas Addressed
Parts A, B, C

CDOS
Standard
Addressed

CDOS
Performance
Indicators Addressed

1

Develop explanations of natural phenomena in a continuing, creative process.

3a

Demonstrates the ability to organize and process information in new ways

1

Test proposed explanations involving the use of conventional techniques and procedures and ingenuity.

2

 

 

3a

 

3a

Research, interpret, analyze, and evaluate information and experiences as related to academic knowledge and technical skills

Use technology to acquire, organize, and communicate information

Apply their knowledge of technology to identify and solve problems

1

Provide new insights into phenomena through observations made while testing proposed explanation using conventional and invented methods

2

 

3a

Demonstrate the application of academic knowledge and skills by using a variety of communication techniques

Convey information confidently and coherently in written or oral form

4

Explain and describe how living things are both similar to and different from each other and nonliving things.

2

 

3a

Demonstrate the application of academic knowledge and skills by using a variety of communication skills

Demonstrate the ability to organize and process information and apply skills in new ways

4

Explain how organisms inherit genetic information in a variety of ways that result in continuity of structure and function between parents and offspring.

2

 

3a

Demonstrate the application of academic knowledge and skills by using a variety of communication skills

Demonstrate the ability to organize and process information and apply skills in new ways

4

Explain how individual organisms and species change over time

2

 

3a

Demonstrate the application of academic knowledge and skills by using a variety of communication skills

Demonstrate the ability to organize and process information and apply skills in new ways

4

Explain how the continuity of life is sustained through reproduction and development

2

 

3a

Demonstrate the application of academic knowledge and skills by using a variety of communication skills

Demonstrate the ability to organize and process information and apply skills in new ways

4

Explain how organisms maintain a dynamic equilibrium that sustains life

3a

 

 

3a

Demonstrate an understanding of how systems performance relates to the goals, resources, and function of an organization

Demonstrate the ability to organize and process information and apply skills in new ways

4

Explain how plants and animals depend on each other and their physical environment

2

 

3a

Demonstrate the application of academic knowledge and skills by using a variety of communication skills

Demonstrate the ability to organize and process information and apply skills in new ways

4

Describe and explain how human decisions and activities have had a profound impact on the physical and living environment

2

 

3a

Demonstrate the application of academic knowledge and skills by using a variety of communication skills

Demonstrate the ability to organize and process information and apply skills in new ways

Mathematics, Science, and Technology Standards: Career Development and Occupational Studies Standards:

S1: Students will use mathematical analysis, scientific inquiry, and

S2: Students will demonstrating how academic knowledge and skills engineering design, as appropriate, to pose questions, seek answers, are applied in the workplace and other settingsand develop solutions S3a: Students will demonstrate mastery of the foundation skills and

S4: Students will understand and apply scientific concepts, principles, and competencies (basic skills, thinking skills, personal qualities, theories pertaining to the physical setting and living environment and interpersonal skills, technology, managing information, managingrecognize the historical development of ideas in science resources, knowledge of systems) for success in the workplace