NSES Content Standard A 
Science as Inquiry: Understanding about scientific inquiry 
Grades K-4, page 123 

Scientists make the results of their investigations public; they describe the investigations in ways that enable others to repeat the investigations. 

Benchmark 1B The Nature of Science: Scientific Inquiry
Grades K-2, page 10
Describing things as accurately as possible is important in science because it enables people to compare their observations with those of others.

Benchmark 1C The Nature of Science: The Scientific Enterprise
Grades 6-8, page 17
No matter who does science and mathematics or invents things, or when or where they do it, the knowledge and technology that result can eventually become available to everyone in the world.