K-ESS2-2: Environmental Change 

Construct an argument supported by evidence for how plants and animals (including humans) can change the environment to meet their needs. (Systems and System Models)

Clarification Statement: Examples of plants and animals changing their environment could include a squirrel digs in the ground to hide its food and tree roots can break concrete.

Assessment Boundary: none


Disciplinary Core Ideas
ESS2.E: Biogeology

Crosscutting Concepts
Systems and System Models



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

Systems
Environment
Plants
Animals
Humans
Needs
Environmental change

Construct an argument supported by evidence for how plants and animals (including humans) can change the environment to meet their needs. (Systems and System Models)


Learning Plans


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