Ohio Science Academic Content Standards (2002)
Summarize the way changes in temperature can be produced and thermal energy transferred.
Use appropriate instruments safely to observe, measure and collect data when conducting a scientific investigation.
Organize and evaluate observations, measurements and other data to formulate inferences and conclusions.
Grade Level Indicators (Grade 3)
Select the appropriate tools and use relevant safety procedures to measure and record length and weight in metric and English units.
Read and interpret simple tables and graphs produced by self/others.
Grade Level Indicators (Grade 4)
Select the appropriate tools and use relevant safety procedures to measure and record length, weight, volume, temperature and area in metric and English units.
Grade Level Indicators (Grade 5)
Select and safely use the appropriate tools to collect data when conducting investigations and communicating findings to others(e.g., thermometers, timers, balances, spring scales, magnifiers, microscopes and other appropriate tools).
Use evidence and observations to explain and communicate the results of investigations.
National Science Education Standards
Science as Inquiry
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry (Grades Kindergarten - 4)
Properties of objects and materials (Grades Kindergarten - 4)
Light, heat, electricity, and magnetism (Grades Kindergarten - 4)