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HS-LS1-5 Evidence Statement

Life Science: From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes - Evidence Statement 5

HS-LS1-5. Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.

[Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on illustrating inputs and outputs of matter and the transfer and transformation of energy in photosynthesis by plants and other photosynthesizing organisms. Examples of models could include diagrams, chemical equations, and conceptual models.] [Assessment Boundary: Assessment does not include specific biochemical steps.]

Source: http://www.nextgenscience.org/

For more specific information, including ways this performance expectation can achieve three-dimensional learning, please see this NGSS Evidence Statement.

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