Kindergarten (SCI) Science Standards [ESS2] Earth's Systems
SCI-00.ESS2.02 Construct an argument supported by evidence for how plants and animals
(including humans) can change their environment to meet their needs.
Clarification Statement: Examples of plants and animals changing their environment could include a squirrel digs in the ground to
hide its food and tree roots can break concrete Disciplinary Core Ideas ESS2.E: Biogeology
-Plants and animals can change their
ESS3.C: Human Impacts on Earth Systems
-Things that people do to live comfortably can
affect the world around them. But they can
make choices that reduce their impacts on the
land, water, air, and other living things.
Student Learning Targets:
Skills (Performance) Targets
The Student ...
... with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
“The Standard.” ... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
to construct an argument supported by evidence for how plants and animals (including humans) can change the environment to meet their needs.
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
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