1-ESS1-2: Seasonal Sunlight

Make observations at different times of year to relate the amount of daylight to the time of year. (Patterns)

Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on relative comparisons of the amount of daylight in the winter to the amount in the spring or fall.

Assessment Boundary: Assessment is limited to relative amounts of daylight, not quantifying the hours or time of daylight.


Disciplinary Core Ideas
ESS1.B: Earth and the Solar System

Crosscutting Concepts
Patterns



Assessments

The following assessments were created by science teachers hoping to better understand the NGSS. In most cases teachers went from standard to assessment in around an hour.  These are drafts and should be used accordingly. Feel free to improve these assessments or contribute to the collection. Learn more about assessment design here.


Phenomena

 

Anchor Charts


Video


Vocabulary

Amount of daylight
Time of the year (e.g. winter, summer)
Sunrise and sunset
Patterns

Make observations at different times of year to relate the amount of daylight to the time of year. (Patterns)


Learning Plans


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