Materials World Modules

An Inquiry & Design-Based Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Program

Biosensors Module Alignment to National Standards


AAAS Benchmark Standards

Activities

NSES Standards

Activities

Grades 9-12 Designs Grades 9-12 Designs
1. The Nature of Science

 

A. Science as Inquiry

 

Scientific inquiry

Ability to do scientific inquiry

The Scientific enterprise

Understanding scientific inquiry

2. The Nature of Mathematics

 

B. Physical Science

 

Mathematics, science, and technology

Structure and properties of matter

Mathematical inquiry

Chemical reactions

3. The Nature of Technolog

 

Interactions of energy and matter

Technology and science

C. Life Sciences  

Design and systems

The cell

4. The Physical Setting

 

D. Earth and Space Science  

Structure of matter

Ability of technological design

Energy transformations

Understanding science and technology

5. The Living Environment

 

F. Science in Personal and Social Perspective  

Cells

Personal and community health

8. The Designed World

 

Historical perspectives

Materials and manufacturing

 

 

12. Habits of Mind

 

 

 

Computation and estimation

 

 

Communication skills

 

 

Design Process

Student Response

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