Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Teaching Resources

Science 5.3

Scientific investigation and reasoning. The student uses critical thinking and scientific problem solving to make informed decisions. The student is expected to:

  • (1) analyze, evaluate, and critique scientific explanations by using evidence, logical reasoning, and experimental and observational testing;
    • (A) draw or develop a model that represents how something that cannot be seen such as the Sun, Earth, and Moon system and formation of sedimentary rock works or looks; and
    • (B) connect grade-level appropriate science concepts with the history of science, science careers, and contributions of scientists.

Topics in Science 5.3

The latest Science 5.3 teaching resources