Benchmark 12D
Habits of Mind: Communication Skills
Grades 3-5, page 296

Use numerical data in describing and comparing objects and events.
 

NSES Content Standard A 
Science as Inquiry: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
Grades K-4, page 122
Communicate investigations and explanations. Students should begin developing the abilities to communicate, critique, and analyze their work and the work of other students. This communication might be spoken or drawn as well as written.

NSES Content Standard E 
Science and Technology: Abilities of technological design
Grades K-4, page 138
Communicate a problem, design, and solution. Student abilities should include oral, written, and pictorial communication of the design process and product. The communication might be show and tell, group discussions, short written reports, or pictures, depending on the students' abilities and the design project.

NSES Content Standard A 
Science as Inquiry: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
Grades 5-8, page 148
Use mathematics in all aspects of scientific inquiry. Mathematics is essential to asking and answering questions about the natural world. Mathematics can be used to ask questions, to gather, organize and present data, and to structure convincing explanations.

NSES Content Standard E 
Science and Technology: Abilities of technological design
Grades 5-8, page 166
Communicate the process of technological design. Students should review and describe any completed piece of work and identify the stages of problem identification, solution design, implementation, and evaluation.

NSES Content Standard E 
Science and Technology: Abilities of technological design
Grades 9-12, page 192
Communicate the problem, process, and solution. Students should present their results to students, teachers, and others in a variety of ways, such as orally, in writing, and in other forms-- including models, diagrams, and demonstrations.