Published in The Science Teacher
Kim Kastens, Ruth Krumhansl, and Irene Baker

Data are the foundation of science. Every insight and fact in science textbooks is grounded in evidence based on data. The

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS Lead States 2013) positions “analyzing and interpret- ing data” as one of eight science and engineering practices, and the Common Core State Standards, Mathematics (NGAC and CCSSO 2010) recognize “Measurement and Data” as one of the domains of mathematics to be fostered at all K–12 levels. 

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