• analyze science/technology/society problems and issues that affect their home, school, or community, and carryout a remedial course of action.

• make informed consumer decisions by applying knowledge about the attributes of particular products and making cost/benefit tradeoffs to arrive at an optimal


• design solutions to problems involving a familiar and real context, investigate related science concepts to inform the solution, and use mathematics to model,

quantify, measure, and compute.

• observe phenomena and evaluate them scientifically and mathematically by conducting a fair test of the effect of variables and using mathematical knowledge and technological tools to collect, analyze, and present data and conclusions.