Kindergarten (SCI) Science Standards [ESS3] Earth and Human Activity
SCI-00.ESS3.03 Communicate solutions that will reduce the impact of humans on the land,
water, air, and/or other living things in the local environment.
Clarification Statement: Examples of human impact on the land could include cutting trees to produce paper and using resources to
produce bottles. Examples of solutions could include reusing paper and recycling cans and bottles. Disciplinary Core Ideas 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.
ETS1.B: Developing Possible Solutions
-Designs can be conveyed through sketches,
drawings, or physical models. These
representations are useful in communicating
ideas for a problem’s solutions to other
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.
communicate solutions that will reduce the impact of humans on the land, water, air, and/or other living things in the local environment.
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
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