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1-ESS1-1 (Science (CA NGSS))

Standard Identifier: 1-ESS1-1
Content Area: Science (CA NGSS)
Grade: 1
Disciplinary Core Idea: ESS1.A: The Universe and its Stars
Cross Cutting Concept: CCC-1: Patterns
Science & Engineering Practice: SEP-4: Analyzing and Interpreting Data
Content Area: Earth and Space Science

Title: 1-ESS1 Earth’s Place in the Universe

Performance Expectation: Use observations of the sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted. [Clarification Statement: Examples of patterns could include that the sun and moon appear to rise in one part of the sky, move across the sky, and set; and stars other than our sun are visible at night but not during the day.] [Assessment Boundary: Assessment of star patterns is limited to stars being seen at night and not during the day.]

Disciplinary Core Idea(s):
ESS1.A: The Universe and its Stars Patterns of the motion of the sun, moon, and stars in the sky can be observed, described, and predicted.

Science & Engineering Practices: Analyzing and Interpreting Data Use observations (firsthand or from media) to describe patterns in the natural world in order to answer scientific questions.

Crosscutting Concepts: Patterns Patterns in the natural world can be observed, used to describe phenomena, and used as evidence. Connections to Nature of Science: Scientific Knowledge Assumes an Order and Consistency in Natural Systems Science assumes natural events happen today as they happened in the past. Many events are repeated.

California Environmental Principles and Concepts:

California Common Core State Standards Connections:
ELA/Literacy W.1.7: Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of “how-to” books on a given topic and use them to write a sequence of instructions). W.1.8: With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.

DCI Connections:
Connections to other DCIs in first grade: N/A Articulation across grade-levels: 3.PS2.A; 5.PS2.B; 5-ESS1.B

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