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List of Benchmarks for Agricultural Education 
 Standard 10.Understands the steps involved in conducting formal scientific investigations
TopicScientific investigation
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 3.Designs and conducts scientific investigations by formulating a hypotheses, clarifying the method, controls, and variables; organizing and displaying data; revising methods and explanations; presenting the results; and receiving critical responses from others
   Vocabulary terms
A.  scientific investigation
B.  hypothesis
C.  method
D.  controls
E.  variables
F.  experimental data
G.  scientific explanation
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Designs a scientific investigation   
  2. Conducts a scientific investigation   
  3. Formulates a hypothesis for a scientific investigation    
  4. Clarifies the method, controls, and variables of a scientific investigation   
  5. Organizes and displays data in a scientific investigation   
  6. Revises methods and explanations of a scientific investigation as needed   
  7. Presents the results of a scientific investigation   
  8. Receives critical responses about a scientific investigation from others    

Citation Log: BD(FE,8;​PE,5;​VE,57)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
A1,2,3,4,5   ADOE: AZ. Vocat. Tech. Ed.: Hort., Tech. Found., Bio. Systems, Nat. Res., Ani.. Sci.
AL   ADOE: AL Course of Study: Agribusiness Ed.
CA   CDOE: CA Agricultural Educatio
F   FFA: National FFA Foundation Skill Standards
G   GBOE: GA Qaulity Core Curriculum Ag. Ed.
I   IDOE: IA Min. Comp. List
M2,3   MSU: MI Agriscience & Nat. Res. Ed.: Objectives, Tasks
N1,2,3,4,5   PSNC: NC VoCats Course Blueprints: Ag. Product., Hort., Ag. Ap., Ani. Sci., Envir.
P   PDOE: PA Ag. Ed. Content Standards
T1,2,3,4,5   TEA: TX Essential Knowledge: Subchapter A, B, C, D, E
TN   TBOE: TN Agricultural Education
V   VDOE: VA Agricultural Education
W   WDOPI: WI Model Academic Standards for Ag. Ed.

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

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