3-LS4-3: Habitats and Organism Survival

Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all. (Cause and Effect)

Clarification Statement: Examples of evidence could include needs and characteristics of the organisms and habitats involved. The organisms and their habitat make up a system in which the parts depend on each other.

Assessment Boundary: none


Disciplinary Core Ideas
LS4.C: Adaptation

Crosscutting Concepts
Cause and Effect



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


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Vocabulary

Organisms
 - characteristics
 - needs
Habitat
Survival (well - less well - not at all)
Cause and effect

Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all. (Cause and Effect)


Learning Plans


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