Recognize a line of symmetry for a two-dimensional figure as a line across the figure such that the figure can be folded along the line into matching parts. Identify line-symmetric figures and draw lines of symmetry.
Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction.
NGSS Crosscutting 2
Events have causes, sometimes simple, sometimes multifaceted. Deciphering causal relationships, and the mechanisms by which they are mediated, is a major activity of science and engineering.
NGSS Crosscutting 5
Energy and matter: Flows, cycles, and conservation.
Tracking fluxes of energy and matter into, out of, and within systems helps one understand the systems’ possibilities and limitations.
NGSS Crosscutting 6
Structure and function.
The way in which an object or living thing is shaped and its substructure determine many of its properties and functions.
NGSS Practice 2
Developing and using models
NGSS Practice 3
Planning and carrying out investigations
NGSS Practice 6
Constructing explanations and designing solutions
NGSS Practice 8
Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information