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Teacher Guide, page 4 of 4
ISTE Education Technology Standards for Students (NETS.S) Creativity and Innovation C. Use models and simulations to explore complex systems and issues.
Technology Operations and Concepts
Understand and use technology systems.
Select and use applications eectively and productively.
Benchmarks for Science Literacy Grades K–2
3–C–1: People, alone or in groups, are always inventing new ways to solve problems and get work done.
Things move in many dierent ways, such as straight, zigzag, round and round, back and forth, and fast and slow.
11–A–3: When parts are put together, they can do things that they couldn’t do by themselves.
11–C–3: Things can change in dierent ways, such as in size, weight, color, and movement.
Grades 3–5 3–A–1: Throughout all history, people everywhere have invented and used tools.
3–A–4: Technology extends the ability of people to change the world: to cut, shape, or put together materials; to move things from one place to another; and to reach farther with their hands, voices, sense, and minds.
3–C–4: Scientific laws, engineering principles, properties of materials, and construction techniques must be taken into account in designing engineering solutions to problems.
4–F–2: How fast things move diers greatly.
11–A–1: In something that consists of many parts, the parts usually influence one another.