Develop a model to represent the shapes and kinds of land and bodies of water in an area. 2-ESS2-2
Clarification Statement: none
Assessment Boundary: Assessment does not include quantitative scaling in models.
Developing and Using Models
Modeling in K–2 builds on prior experiences and progresses to include using and developing models (i.e., diagram, drawing, physical replica, diorama, dramatization, or storyboard) that represent concrete events or design solutions.
Develop a model to represent patterns in the natural world. (2-ESS2-2)
Plate Tectonics and Large-Scale System Interactions
Maps show where things are located. One can map the shapes and kinds of land and water in any area. (2-ESS2-2)
Patterns in the natural world can be observed. (2-ESS2-2)
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