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Free Science Resource Sets — 4th Grade


4th Grade Science Standard: 4-LS1-2

Performance Expectation (PE):

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.

Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCI):

Information Processing:

Different sense receptors are specialized for particular kinds of information, which may be then processed by the animal’s brain.

Animals are able to use their perceptions and memories to guide their actions.

PHENOMENON-BASED INSTRUCTIONAL TASK:

Making "sense" of Worms and Eyeballs - Sensory Processing Targeted DCI and/or Associated PE

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FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT TASK:

4-LS1-2, Sensory Processing: Pillbugs

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PATTERN ANALYSIS OF STUDENT THINKING (PAST):

Sensory Processing - Pillbug Assessment Task

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