Connections to Other Disciplines
 
Science: EALR 3 Application, Content Standard 6-8 APPA

People have always used technology to solve problems. Advances in human civilization are linked to advances in technology.


Science: EALR 3 Application, Content Standard 6-8 APPB

Scientists and technological designers (including engineers) have different goals. Scientists answer questions about the natural world; technological designers solve problems that help people reach their goals.


Science: EALR 3 Application, Content Standard 6-8 APPC

Science and technology are interdependent. Science drives technology by demanding better instruments and suggesting ideas for new designs. Technology drives science by providing instruments and research methods.


Science: EALR 3 Application, Content Standard 6-8 APPD

The process of technological design begins by defining a problem and identifying criteria for a successful solution, followed by research to better understand the problem and brainstorming to arrive at potential solutions.


Science: EALR 3 Application, Content Standard 6-8 APPE

Scientists and engineers often work together to generate creative solutions to problems and decide which ones are most promising.


Science: EALR 3 Application, Content Standard 6-8 APPF

Solutions must be tested to determine whether or not they will solve the problem. Results are used to modify the design, and the best solution must be communicated persuasively.


Science: EALR 3 Application, Content Standard 6-8 APPG

The benefits of science and technology are not available to all the people in the world.


Science: EALR 3 Application, Content Standard 6-8 APPH

People in all cultures have made and continue to make contributions to society through science and technology.


Social Studies GLE 1.4.1 (Grade 6)

1.4.1 Understands the historical origins of civic involvement.


Social Studies GLE 1.4.1 (Grade 7)

1.4.1 Understands the effectiveness of different forms of civic involvement.


Social Studies GLE 1.4.1 (Grade 8)

1.4.1 Analyzes how a position on an issue attempts to balance individual rights and the common good.


Social Studies GLE 5.3.1 (Grade 6)

5.3.1 Engages in discussions that clarify and address multiple viewpoints on public issues.


Social Studies GLE 5.3.1 (Grade 7)

5.3.1 Analyzes and responds to multiple viewpoints on public issues brought forth in the context of a discussion.


Social Studies GLE 5.3.1 (Grade 8)

5.3.1 Applies key ideals outlined in fundamental documents to clarify and address public issues in the context of a discussion.


 
 
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