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  • How to analyze the risk factors associated with natural, human induced, and/or biological hazards (waste disposal of industrial chemicals and greenhouse gases)
  • How to create possible solutions to address the environmental risks associated with chemical and biological systems
  • How to compare solutions to best address an identified need or problem
  • How to design and construct a solution to an identified need or problem using simple classroom materials 
  • (Common Core Standards) Follow precisely a multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks.
  • (Common Core Standards) Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts.
  • (Common Core Standards) Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or techmical context relevant to texts and topics.
  • (Common Core Standards) Integrate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text with a version of that information expressed visually.
  • (Common Core Standards) Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content.
  • (Common Core Standards) Write informative/explainatory texts including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/experiments or technical processes.
  • (Common Core Standards) Write routinely over extended time frames and shorter time frames for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.