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HS-LS2-8 Evidence Statement

Life Science: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - Evidence Statement 8

HS-LS2-8: Evaluate the evidence for the role of group behavior on individual and species’ chances to survive and reproduce.

[Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on: (1) distinguishing between group and individual behavior, (2) identifying evidence supporting the outcomes of group behavior, and (3) developing logical and reasonable arguments based on evidence. Examples of group behaviors could include flocking, schooling, herding, and cooperative behaviors such as hunting, migrating, and swarming.]

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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