MS-LS1-8: Information Processing

Gather and synthesize information that sensory receptors respond to stimuli by sending messages to the brain for immediate behavior or storage as memories. (Cause and Effect)

Clarification Statement: none

Assessment Boundary: Assessment does not include mechanisms for the transmission of this information.




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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Anchor Charts


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Vocabulary

Sensory receptors
Stimuli (e.g. electromagnetic, mechanical, chemical)
Brain
Nerves
Nerve signals
Processing
Behavior
Memories
Cause and Effect


Learning Plans


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