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Grades 2-3

Relationship to the National Science Education Standards

This mission aligns with the following two standards identified in the NSES: science as inquiry and science in personal and social perspectives. The chart that follows identifies how the mission aligns with each of these standards.

Science as Inquiry
Levels K–4 How Mission Is Aligned
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry Students experience some of the steps in the process of scientific inquiry: developing a hypothesis, completing an investigation to test the hypothesis, and drawing conclusions.
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives
Levels K–4 How Mission Is Aligned
Personal health Students observe the effects that four drugs have on the brain and the nervous system. They discuss the impact this information has on their lives and how they can use it to make wise decisions about their own health.

 

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