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.
Disciplinary Core Ideas
LS2.C: Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning, and Resilience
LS4.D: Biodiversity and Humans
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Environmental change (e.g. water, temperature, food, etc.)
Organisms (plants and animals)
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