Project 2061 Standards Categorized by Process, Knowledge, Attitude, and Perspective

PROCESS and INQUIRY KNOWLEDGE

Or

SCIENCE INQUIRY and PROCESS SKILLS -

the system of actions and procedures that are used to create knowledge in the subject or discipline.

 

Common Themes: systems, models, constancy, scale

Nature of science: world view, inquiry skill, science enterprise

CONTENT KNOWLDEGE - the ideas (facts, concepts, generalizations, principles, theories, and or laws) that are created by doing the subject.

Physical setting: universe, Earth, processes shape earth, structure of matter, energy transformations, motion, forces of nature

Living Environment: diversity of life, heredity, cells, interdependency of life, flow of matter and energy, evolution of life,

Human organism: human identity, human development, basic functions, learning, physical health, mental health

The Nature of Mathematics

The Mathematical World

PERSPECTIVE - the relationship of the different dimensions of a subject or discipline to its other dimensions and to its whole as well as the subject's or discipline's relative significance for explaining and understanding the world.

Nature of science

Nature of technology and science, design and systems, issues of technology

Human organism: human identity, human development, basic functions, learning, physical health, mental health

Human Society

The Designed World

Historical perspective

Common Themes

ATTITUDE - The diposition and values that people have that increase their likelihood of success in the subject or discipline.

Habits of mind: values and attitude

Dr. Robert Sweetland's Notes ©