What are the Prescribed Learning Outcomes
for AWARE Kids?
It is expected that students or children will:
- Predict the results of an experiment.
- Perform an experiment by following a procedure.
- Use appropriate tools to assist observations.
- Construct simple definitions based on experiments.
- Demonstrate an ability to recognize a valid interpretation of results.
- Present an interpretation of the results from an experiment.
- Use a variety of media to present information.
- Demonstrate responsible action when using the scientific information and skills they have developed.
- Relate the structure and behavior of organisms to their survival in local environments.
- Discuss how changes in an organism’s habitat can effect the survival of individual organisms and entire species.
- Provide examples of how the differences in individuals of the same species may give an advantage in surviving and reproducing.
- Relate the growth and survival of organisms to a variety of conditions.
- Relate the life processes of organisms to a variety of conditions.
- Relate the life processes of an organism to its use of nutrients, water, and oxygen.
- Describe the changing requirements of organisms as they grow.
- Relate dietary habits and behavior to an organism’s health.
- Manipulate simple machines to determine characteristics and uses.
- Operate simple machines to demonstrate their usefulness in everyday life.
- Categorize the various uses of water.
- Outline the importance of water for life.
- Use the physical properties of water to describe or illustrate the water cycle.
- Compare and contrast freshwater and saltwater environments.
- Describe human effects on the earth’s water resources.