3-LS4-4: Environmental Change Solution

Make a claim about the merit of a solution to a problem caused when the environment changes and the types of plants and animals that live there may change. (Systems and System Models)

Clarification Statement: Examples of environmental changes could include changes in land characteristics, water distribution, temperature, food, and other organisms.

Assessment Boundary: Assessment is limited to a single environmental change. Assessment does not include the greenhouse effect or climate change.




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

 

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Vocabulary

Environmental change (e.g. water, temperature, food, etc.)
Organisms (plants and animals)
Ecosystem
Design solution

Make a claim about the merit of a solution to a problem caused when the environment changes and the types of plants and animals that live there may change. (Systems and System Models)


Learning Plans


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