SCI-01.PS4.04

Physical Science Logo1st Grade (SCI) Science Standards
[PS4] Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer

SCI-01.PS4.04 Design and build a device that uses light or sound to solve the problem of communicating over a distance.

Clarification Statement: Examples of devices could include a light source to send signals, paper cup and string "telephones," and a pattern of drum beats.
Disciplinary Core Ideas
PS4.C: Information Technologies and Instrumentation -People also use a variety of devices to communicate (send and receive information) over long distances.


Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can design a device that uses light and/or sound to communicate over a distance.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can use tools and materials to build that device.

Product Targets

  • I can

Proficiency Scale

The Student ...
1 Beginning
... 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).
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2 Developing
... 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).
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3 Proficient
“The Standard.”
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
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4 Advanced
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
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Resources

Vocabulary

  • words
  • list

Websites

  • Title of website with a URL to open in a new window

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