Kindergarten (SCI) Science Standards [ESS3] Earth and Human Activity
SCI-00.ESS3.02 Ask questions to obtain information about the purpose of weather
forecasting to prepare for and respond to weather.
Clarification Statement: Emphasize ways to prepare for severe weather (e.g. local weather: tornado sirens, blizzard warnings). Disciplinary Core Ideas ESS3.B: Natural Hazards
-Some kinds of severe weather are more likely
than others in a given region. Weather
scientists forecast severe weather so that the
communities can prepare for and respond to
these events. ETS1.A: Defining and Delimiting an
-Asking questions, making observations, and
gathering information are helpful in thinking
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.
ask questions to obtain information about the purpose of weather forecasting to prepare for, and respond to, severe weather.
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
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