|Lesson 1 – Pretest and Expressing Ideas (students as questioners)
Activity 1.1: Animals Unit Pretest
Students show their initial proficiencies for the overall unit goal: Questioning, investigating, and explaining how animals move and change matter and energy as they live, move, and grow.
Activity 1.2: Expressing Ideas about How Animals Grow
Students ask and record specific questions about changes in matter and energy in response to the unit driving question: What happens when ethanol burns?
NGSS Performance Expectations
This lesson helps students start thinking about all of the unit NGSS Performance Expectations but does not feature a mastery of any of them.