Benchmark 12A: Habits of Mind : Values and Attitudes
(grades 6-8, page 287)
  • Know why it is important in science to keep honest, clear, and accurate records. (1 of 3)
  • Standard 2-4 page 26, Grades K-4
    Realize that representing, discussing, reading, writing, and listening to mathematics are a vital part of learning and using mathematics
  • Know that hypotheses are valuable, even if they turn out not to be true, if they lead to fruitful investigations. (2 of 3)
  • Standard 3-3 page 81, Grades 5-8
    Make and evaluate mathematical conjectures and arguments

    Standard 3-5 page 81, Grades 5-8
    Appreciate the pervasive use and power of reasoning as a part of mathematics

  • Know that often different explanations can be given for the same evidence, and it is not always possible to tell which one is correct.
  • Standard 3-1 page 81, Grades 5-8
    Recognize and apply deductive and inductive reasoning