4th Grade (SCI) Science Standards [LS1] From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
SCI-04.LS1.02 Form an explanation to describe that animals receive different types of
information through their senses, process the information in their brain,
and respond to the information in different ways.
Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on systems of information transfer. Examples include responses to stimuli such as a hot surface
and pulling your hand away, animals running from predators, animals communicating with each other
through signals to express danger, reproduction, and for food. Disciplinary Core Ideas Different sense receptors are specialized for
particular kinds of information, which may be
then processed by the animal’s brain. Animals
are able to use their perceptions and
memories to guide their actions.
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.
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
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