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Social Interactions and Group Behavior Graphic Organizer

Social Interactions and Group Behavior Graphic Organizer

Fulfillment of Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Grade 3 - 3-LS2 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas
LS2.D: Social Interactions and Group Behavior
• Being part of a group helps animals obtain food, defend themselves, and cope with changes. Groups may serve different functions and vary dramatically in size (Note: Moved from K–2). (3-LS2-1)

 Performance Expectations Students who demonstrate understanding can:
3-LS2-1. Construct an argument that some animals form groups that help members survive.

Exploringnature.org has more than 2,000 illustrated animals. Read about them, color them, label them, learn to draw them.