All Standards

Title Standard Topic Definition Type of Standardsort descending
History and Nature of Science B. Scientific Inquiry

Use simple tools to observe/describe natural world.

MnSS
1-LS1-1 1.Structure, Function, and Information Processing

Mimic plants and animals to design a solution to a human problem.

NGSS
2-LS4-1 2.Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

...compare the diversity of life in different habitats.

NGSS
2-PS1-1 2.Structure and Properties of Matter

Describe and classify materials by observable properties.

NGSS
3-5-ETS1-2 3-5.Engineering Design

Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem...

NGSS
3-LS3-2 3.Inheritance and Variation of Traits: Life Cycles and Traits

Show that traits can be influenced by the environment.

NGSS
3-LS4-2 3.Inheritance and Variation of Traits: Life Cycles and Traits

Variations in a species may provide survival advantages.

NGSS
3-LS4-3 3.Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

In a particular habitat, show how some organisms can survive well while others cannot.

NGSS
3-LS4-4 3.Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

Environmental change and its influence on plants and animals

NGSS
4-LS1-1 4.Structure, Function, and Information Processing

Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures...

NGSS
4-LS1-2 4.Structure, Function, and Information Processing

Model how animals receive, process, and respond to information.

NGSS
5-PS1-1 5.Structure and Properties of Matter

Model how matter is made of particles too small to be seen.

NGSS
HS-LS1-2 HS.Structure and Function

Model how interacting systems provide specific functions within multicellular organisms.

NGSS
HS-LS1-3 HS.Structure and Function

...provide evidence that feedback mechanisms maintain homeostasis.

NGSS
HS-LS2-8 HS.Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

Evaluate the role of group behavior in survival.

NGSS
HS-LS4-5 HS.Natural Selection and Evolution

Evaluate claims about the effects of environmental change.

NGSS
MS-ETS1-1 MS.Engineering Design

Precisely define the criteria and constraints of a design problem.

NGSS
MS-ETS1-3 MS.Engineering Design

Analyze test results to come up with better solutions.

NGSS
MS-ETS1-4 MS.Engineering Design

Develop a model to generate data for iterative testing...

NGSS
MS-LS1-1 MS.Structure, Function, and Information Processing

Provide evidence that living things are made of cells

NGSS
MS-LS1-2 MS.Structure, Function, and Information Processing

Model the function of a cell.

NGSS
MS-LS1-3 MS.Structure, Function, and Information Processing

Argue that the body is a system of interacting subsystems composed of cells.

NGSS
MS-LS1-5 MS.Growth, Development, and Reproduction of Organisms

Explain how environment and genetics influence organisms' growth.

NGSS
MS-LS1-8 MS.Structure, Function, and Information Processing

Show that sensory receptors send messages to the brain.

NGSS
MS-LS2-4 MS.Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems

Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence that changes to physical or biological components of an ecosystem affect populations.

NGSS
MS-LS4-2 MS.Natural Selection and Adaptations

Compare similarities and differences between modern and fossil organisms.

NGSS