Interpretation
of Data (IOD) | **IOD 201.** Select one piece of data from a simple data presentation (e.g., a simple food web diagram)
**IOD 202.** Identify basic features of a table, graph, or diagram (e.g., units of measurement)
**IOD 203.** Find basic information in text that describes a simple data presentation
| **IOD 301.** Select two or more pieces of data from a simple data presentation
**IOD 302.**Understand basic scientific terminology
**IOD 303.** Find basic information in text that describes a complex data presentation
**IOD 304.** Determine how the values of variables change as the value of another variable changes in a simple data presentation
| **IOD 401.** Select data from a complex data presentation (e.g., a phase diagram)
**IOD 402.** Compare or combine data from a simple data presentation (e.g., order or sum data from a table)
**IOD 403.** Translate information into a table, graph, or diagram
**IOD 404.** Perform a simple interpolation or simple extrapolation using data in a table or graph
| **IOD 501.** Compare or combine data from two or more simple data presentations (e.g., categorize data from a table using a scale from another table)
**IOD 502.** Compare or combine data from a complex data presentation
**IOD 503.** Determine how the values of variables change as the value of another variable changes in a complex data presentation
**IOD 504.** Determine and/or use a simple (e.g., linear) mathematical relationship that exists between data
**IOD 505.** Analyze presented information when given new, simple information
| **IOD 601.** Compare or combine data from a simple data presentation with data from a complex data presentation
**IOD 602.** Determine and/or use a complex (e.g., nonlinear) mathematical relationship that exists between data
**IOD 603.** Perform a complex interpolation or complex extrapolation using data in a table or graph
| **IOD 701.** Compare or combine data from two or more complex data presentations
**IOD 702.** Analyze presented information when given new, complex information
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Scientific Investigation (SIN) | **SIN 201.** Find basic information in text that describes a simple experiment
**SIN 202.** Understand the tools and functions of tools used in a simple experiment
| **SIN 301.** Understand the methods used in a simple experiment
**SIN 302.** Understand the tools and functions of tools used in a complex experiment
**SIN 303.** Find basic information in text that describes a complex experiment
| **SIN 401.**Understand a simple experimental design
**SIN 402.**Understand the methods used in a complex experiment
**SIN 403.** Identify a control in an experiment
**SIN 404.** Identify similarities and differences between experiments
**SIN 405.** Determine which experiments utilized a given tool, method, or aspect of design
| **SIN 501.**Understand a complex experimental design
**SIN 502.** Predict the results of an additional trial or measurement in an experiment
**SIN 503.** Determine the experimental conditions that would produce specified results
| **SIN 601.** Determine the hypothesis for an experiment
**SIN 602.** Determine an alternate method for testing a hypothesis
| **SIN 701.**Understand precision and accuracy issues
**SIN 702.** Predict the effects of modifying the design or methods of an experiment
**SIN 703.** Determine which additional trial or experiment could be performed to enhance or evaluate experimental results
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Evaluation of Models, Inferences, and Experimental Results (EMI) | **EMI 201.** Find basic information in a model (conceptual) | **EMI 301.** Identify implications in a model
**EMI 302.** Determine which models present certain basic information
| **EMI 401.** Determine which simple hypothesis, prediction, or conclusion is, or is not, consistent with a data presentation, model, or piece of information in text
**EMI 402.** Identify key assumptions in a model
**EMI 403.** Determine which models imply certain information
**EMI 404.** Identify similarities and differences between models
| **EMI 501.** Determine which simple hypothesis, prediction, or conclusion is, or is not, consistent with two or more data presentations, models, and/or pieces of information in text
**EMI 502.** Determine whether presented information, or new information, supports or contradicts a simple hypothesis or conclusion, and why
**EMI 503.** Identify the strengths and weaknesses of models
**EMI 504.** Determine which models are supported or weakened by new information
**EMI 505.** Determine which experimental results or models support or contradict a hypothesis, prediction, or conclusion
| **EMI 601.** Determine which complex hypothesis, prediction, or conclusion is, or is not, consistent with a data presentation, model, or piece of information in text
**EMI 602.** Determine whether presented information, or new information, supports or weakens a model, and why
**EMI 603.** Use new information to make a prediction based on a model
| **EMI 701.** Determine which complex hypothesis, prediction, or conclusion is, or is not, consistent with two or more data presentations, models, and/or pieces of information in text
**EMI 702.** Determine whether presented information, or new information, supports or contradicts a complex hypothesis or conclusion, and why
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