Topic: Mathematics, science, and technology |
Mathematics |
| Standard 9. Understands the general nature and uses of mathematics |
| | Level IV (Grade 9-12) |
| | | Benchmark 1. | Understands that mathematics is the study of any pattern or relationship, but natural science is the study of those patterns that are relevant to the observable world |
| | | | Knowledge/skill statements |
| | | | | 1. | Understands that mathematics is the study of any pattern or relationship |
| | | | | 2. | Understands that natural science is the study of patterns relevant to the observable world |
| | | Benchmark 6. | Understands that science and mathematics operate under common principles: belief in order, ideals of honesty and openness, the importance of review by colleagues, and the importance of imagination |
| | | | Knowledge/skill statements |
| | | | | 1. | Understands that mathematics and science value order |
| | | | | 2. | Understands that mathematics and science value imagination |
| | | | | 3. | Understands that mathematics and science value honesty and openness |
| | | | | 4. | Understands that mathematics and science operate under common principles |
| | | | | 5. | Understands that mathematics and science value collegiality |
| | | Benchmark 8. | Understands that the development of computers has opened many new doors to mathematics just as other advances in technology can open up new areas to mathematics |
| | | | Knowledge/skill statements |
| | | | | 1. | Understands that advances in technology open new doors in mathematics |
| | | | | 2. | Understands that the development of computers has opened new doors in mathematics |
| | | Benchmark 9. | Understands that mathematics often stimulates innovations in science and technology |
| | | | Knowledge/skill statements |
| | | | | 1. | Understands that mathematics often stimulates innovations in technology |
| | | | | 2. | Understands that mathematics often stimulates innovations in science |