SCI-02.LS2.01

Life Science Logo2nd Grade (SCI) Science Standards
[LS2] Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

SCI-02.LS2.01 Plan and investigate to determine if plants need sunlight and water to grow.

Clarification Statement: blank
Disciplinary Core Ideas
LS2.A: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems -Plants depend on water and light to grow.


Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify what plants need to grow.

Reasoning Targets

  • I can determine if plants need sunlight and water to grow.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can plan an experiment using plants, water, and sunlight.
  • I can conduct an experiment using plants, water, and sunlight.

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).
  • identify plant needs.
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).
  • plan an experiment using water and light to answer a question about how plants grow. 
  • (Not able to follow through on conducting the experiment)
    (Examples of this could include: written steps of a planned experiment, diagram of experiment, or verbal steps)
3 Proficient
“The Standard.”
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
  • plan and conduct an experiment using plants, water, and sunlight.
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

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Websites

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