Structure and Function for 4th Grade
Are you covering structure and function in your 4th-grade science class?
Structure and Function for Fourth Grade
NGSS 4-LS1-1. Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction.
NGSS 4-LS1-2. Use a model to describe that animals receive different types of information through their senses, process the information in their brain, and respond to the information in different ways.
The 4-LS1-2. Is especially difficult to address and it is fully met through the activities in this unit.
For NGSS 4th Grade
Next Generation Science Standards
Standard 4.1.1 Construct an explanation from the evidence that plants and animals have internal and external s that to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction. Emphasize how structures support an organism’s survival in its environment and how internal and external structures of plants and animals vary within the same and across multiple Utah environments. Examples of structures could include thorns on a stem to prevent predation or gills on a fish to allow it to breathe underwater. (LS1.A)
Standard 4.1.2 Develop and use a model of a to describe how animals receive different types of information from their environment through their senses, process the information in their brain, and respond to the information. Emphasize how animals are able to use their perceptions and memories to guide their actions. Examples could include models that explain how animals sense and then respond to different aspects of their environment such as sounds, temperature, or smell. (LS1.D)
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