All learning objectives for Trial 1: Spinal Cord Injury are correlated to National Science Education Content Standards, National Health Education Content Standards, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Content Standards for Biology and Anatomy and Physiology, and Common Core English Language Arts Standards.





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  National Science Education Content Standards Correlation Grades 9-12

Learning Objectives Science Content Standard

Players will understand that two key elements (developing a protocol and obtaining informed consent) are essential to conducting ethical clinical trials.

Standard A: Students should develop the abilities to do scientific inquiry.

Standard A: Students should develop understandings about scientific inquiry.

Players will comprehend that clinical trials enable researchers to determine the efficacy of medical advances by providing objective data.

Standard A: Students should develop the abilities to do scientific inquiry.

Standard A: Students should develop understandings about scientific inquiry.

Standard G: Students should develop understandings of science as a human endeavor.

Standard G: Students should develop understandings of nature of scientific knowledge.

Players will understand the purpose of functional electrical stimulation therapy in treating spinal cord injury.

Standard E: Students should develop understandings about science and technology.

Players will be able to describe a clinical trial.

Standard A: Students should develop understandings about scientific inquiry.

Standard G: Students should develop understandings of science as a human endeavor.

Players will be able to describe the informed consent process and why it is important.

Standard A: Students should develop the abilities to do scientific inquiry.

Standard A: Students should develop understandings about scientific inquiry.

Players will be able to explain the rationale of inclusion and exclusion criteria in selecting clinical trial participants.

Standard A: Students should develop the abilities to do scientific inquiry.

Standard A: Students should develop understandings about scientific inquiry.


  National Health Education Content Standards Correlation Grades 9-12

Learning Objectives Health Content Standard

Players will understand that two key elements (developing a protocol and obtaining informed consent) are essential to conducting ethical clinical trials.

Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.

Standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.

Players will comprehend that clinical trials enable researchers to determine the efficacy of medical advances by providing objective data.

Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.

Players will understand the purpose of functional electrical stimulation therapy in treating spinal cord injury.

Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.

Standard 2: Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.

Players will be able to describe a clinical trial.

Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.

Players will be able to describe the informed consent process and why it is important.

Standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.

Players will be able to explain the rationale of inclusion and exclusion criteria in selecting clinical trial participants.

Standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.


  TEKS Content Standards Correlation for Biology

Learning Objectives Science Process and Content Standard

Players will understand that two key elements (developing a protocol and obtaining informed consent) are essential to conducting ethical clinical trials.

(2):
The student uses scientific methods and equipment during laboratory and field investigations. The student is expected to (B) know that hypotheses are tentative and testable statements that must be capable of being supported or not being supported by observational evidence. Hypotheses of durable explanatory power which have been tested over a wide variety of conditions are incorporated into theories; (E) plan and implement descriptive, comparative, and experimental investigations, including asking questions, formulating testable hypotheses, and selecting equipment and technology.

(3):
The student uses critical thinking, scientific reasoning, and problem solving to make informed decisions within and outside the classroom. The student is expected to (A) in all fields of science, analyze, evaluate, and critique scientific explanations by using empirical evidence, logical reasoning, and experimental and observational testing, including examining all sides of scientific evidence of those scientific explanations, so as to encourage critical thinking by the student.

Players will comprehend that clinical trials enable researchers to determine the efficacy of medical advances by providing objective data.

(2):
The student uses scientific methods and equipment during laboratory and field investigations. The student is expected to (G) analyze, evaluate, make inferences, and predict trends from data; (H) communicate valid conclusions supported by the data through methods such as lab reports, labeled drawings, graphic organizers, journals, summaries, oral reports, and technology-based reports.

(3):
The student uses critical thinking, scientific reasoning, and problem solving to make informed decisions within and outside the classroom. The student is expected to (A) in all fields of science, analyze, evaluate, and critique scientific explanations by using empirical evidence, logical reasoning, and experimental and observational testing, including examining all sides of scientific evidence of those scientific explanations, so as to encourage critical thinking by the student.

Players will understand the purpose of functional electrical stimulation therapy in treating spinal cord injury.

N/A

Players will be able to describe a clinical trial.

N/A

Players will be able to describe the informed consent process and why it is important.

(3):
The student uses critical thinking, scientific reasoning, and problem solving to make informed decisions within and outside the classroom. The student is expected to (A) in all fields of science, analyze, evaluate, and critique scientific explanations by using empirical evidence, logical reasoning, and experimental and observational testing, including examining all sides of scientific evidence of those scientific explanations, so as to encourage critical thinking by the student.

Players will be able to explain the rationale of inclusion and exclusion criteria in selecting clinical trial participants.

(3):
The student uses critical thinking, scientific reasoning, and problem solving to make informed decisions within and outside the classroom. The student is expected to (A) in all fields of science, analyze, evaluate, and critique scientific explanations by using empirical evidence, logical reasoning, and experimental and observational testing, including examining all sides of scientific evidence of those scientific explanations, so as to encourage critical thinking by the student.


  TEKS Content Standards Correlation for Anatomy and Physiology

Learning Objectives Science Process and Content Standard

Players will understand that two key elements (developing a protocol and obtaining informed consent) are essential to conducting ethical clinical trials.

(2):
The student uses scientific methods and equipment during laboratory and field investigations. The student is expected to (B) know that hypotheses are tentative and testable statements that must be capable of being supported or not being supported by observational evidence. Hypotheses of durable explanatory power which have been tested over a wide variety of conditions are incorporated into theories; (E) plan and implement descriptive, comparative, and experimental investigations, including asking questions, formulating testable hypotheses, and selecting equipment and technology.

(3):
The student uses critical thinking, scientific reasoning, and problem solving to make informed decisions within and outside the classroom. The student is expected to (A) in all fields of science, analyze, evaluate, and critique scientific explanations by using empirical evidence, logical reasoning, and experimental and observational testing, including examining all sides of scientific evidence of those scientific explanations, so as to encourage critical thinking by the student.

Players will comprehend that clinical trials enable researchers to determine the efficacy of medical advances by providing objective data.

(2):
The student uses scientific methods and equipment during laboratory and field investigations. The student is expected to (G) analyze, evaluate, make inferences, and predict trends from data; (H) communicate valid conclusions supported by the data through methods such as lab reports, labeled drawings, graphic organizers, journals, summaries, oral reports, and technology-based reports.

(3):
The student uses critical thinking, scientific reasoning, and problem solving to make informed decisions within and outside the classroom. The student is expected to (A) in all fields of science, analyze, evaluate, and critique scientific explanations by using empirical evidence, logical reasoning, and experimental and observational testing, including examining all sides of scientific evidence of those scientific explanations, so as to encourage critical thinking by the student.

Players will understand the purpose of functional electrical stimulation therapy in treating spinal cord injury.

(7):
The student examines the electrical conduction processes and interactions. The student is expected to (B) investigate the therapeutic uses and effects of external sources of electricity on the body system; and (C) evaluate the application of advanced technologies such as transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation.

Players will be able to describe a clinical trial.

N/A

Players will be able to describe the informed consent process and why it is important.

(3):
The student uses critical thinking, scientific reasoning, and problem solving to make informed decisions within and outside the classroom. The student is expected to (A) in all fields of science, analyze, evaluate, and critique scientific explanations by using empirical evidence, logical reasoning, and experimental and observational testing, including examining all sides of scientific evidence of those scientific explanations, so as to encourage critical thinking by the student.

Players will be able to explain the rationale of inclusion and exclusion criteria in selecting clinical trial participants.

(3):
The student uses critical thinking, scientific reasoning, and problem solving to make informed decisions within and outside the classroom. The student is expected to (A) in all fields of science, analyze, evaluate, and critique scientific explanations by using empirical evidence, logical reasoning, and experimental and observational testing, including examining all sides of scientific evidence of those scientific explanations, so as to encourage critical thinking by the student.


  Common Core English Language Arts Standards, Science and Technical Subjects Grades 11-12

Learning Objectives Common Core Standard

Players will understand that two key elements (developing a protocol and obtaining informed consent) are essential to conducting ethical clinical trials.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.11-12.7: Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a question or solve a problem.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.11-12.9: Synthesize information from a range of sources (e.g., texts, experiments, simulations) into a coherent understanding of a process, phenomenon, or concept, resolving conflicting information when possible.

Players will comprehend that clinical trials enable researchers to determine the efficacy of medical advances by providing objective data.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.11-12.7: Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a question or solve a problem.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.11-12.8: Evaluate the hypotheses, data, analysis, and conclusions in a science or technical text, verifying the data when possible and corroborating or challenging conclusions with other sources of information.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.11-12.9: Synthesize information from a range of sources (e.g., texts, experiments, simulations) into a coherent understanding of a process, phenomenon, or concept, resolving conflicting information when possible.

Players will understand the purpose of functional electrical stimulation therapy in treating spinal cord injury.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.11-12.7: Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a question or solve a problem.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.11-12.9: Synthesize information from a range of sources (e.g., texts, experiments, simulations) into a coherent understanding of a process, phenomenon, or concept, resolving conflicting information when possible.

Players will be able to describe a clinical trial.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.11-12.2: Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; summarize complex concepts, processes, or information presented in a text by paraphrasing them in simpler but still accurate terms.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.11-12.7: Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a question or solve a problem.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.11-12.9: Synthesize information from a range of sources (e.g., texts, experiments, simulations) into a coherent understanding of a process, phenomenon, or concept, resolving conflicting information when possible.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.11-12.10: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for reflection and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Players will be able to describe the informed consent process and why it is important.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.11-12.2: Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; summarize complex concepts, processes, or information presented in a text by paraphrasing them in simpler but still accurate terms.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.11-12.7: Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a question or solve a problem.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.11-12.9: Synthesize information from a range of sources (e.g., texts, experiments, simulations) into a coherent understanding of a process, phenomenon, or concept, resolving conflicting information when possible.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.11-12.10: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for reflection and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Players will be able to explain the rationale of inclusion and exclusion criteria in selecting clinical trial participants.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.11-12.2: Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; summarize complex concepts, processes, or information presented in a text by paraphrasing them in simpler but still accurate terms.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.11-12.7: Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a question or solve a problem.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.11-12.9: Synthesize information from a range of sources (e.g., texts, experiments, simulations) into a coherent understanding of a process, phenomenon, or concept, resolving conflicting information when possible.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.11-12.10: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for reflection and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.