Alike but Not the Same Benchmarks for Michigan Teachers

Constructing (HS1)

Ask questions that can be investigated empirically.

Key Concepts: questions often build on existing knowledge.

Real World Contexts: any in the sections on Using Scientific Knowledge

Reflecting (HS1)

Justify plans or explanations on a theoretical or empirical basis.

Key concepts: aspects of logical argument, including evidence, fact, opinion, assumptions, claims, conclusions, observations.

Real-world contexts: any in the sections on Using Scientific Knowledge.