Here's how this week's lessons can help you address DCIs.
If you want to expose students to specific Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), pick and choose areas of greatest student need and frame classroom conversations accordingly. Click on any of the colored NGSS codes below to go to the NGSS website for a deeper look at each standard. This week's lessons can help you address the following topics.
Day 3: Camera Trap
If your first grade students need an opportunity to explore how an animal's external body parts capture and convey information, this lesson is a great way to begin that investigation!
Learning how to reduce human impact on the environment is important far beyond meeting a kindergarten standard. This lesson is a great way to start or continue those important conversations.
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