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Analyze data obtained from testing different materials to determine which materials have the properties that are best suited for an intended purpose. 2-PS1-2
Clarification Statement: Examples of properties could include, strength, flexibility, hardness, texture, and absorbency.
Assessment Boundary: Assessment of quantitative measurements is limited to length.
Analyzing and Interpreting Data
Analyzing data in K–2 builds on prior experiences and progresses to collecting, recording, and sharing observations.
Analyze data from tests of an object or tool to determine if it works as intended. (2-PS1-2)
Structure and Properties of Matter
Different properties are suited to different purposes. (2-PS1-2)
Cause and Effect
Simple tests can be designed to gather evidence to support or refute student ideas about causes. (2-PS1-2)
Influence of Science, Engineering, and Technology on Society and the Natural World
Every human-made product is designed by applying some knowledge of the natural world and is built using materials derived from the natural world. (2-PS1-2)