Natural Selection

The term "natural selection" is explictly included in some standards in the middle school and high school grade bands. However, standards in earlier grades also build towards an understanding of natural selection.

 

Disciplinary Core Idea: 
LS1B: Growth and Development of Organisms
LS2C: Ecosystems Dynamics, Functioning and Resilience
LS3A: Inheritance of Traits
LS3B: Variation of Traits
LS4B: Natural Selection
LS4C: Adaptation
LS4D: Biodiversity and Humans
Grade: 
3-5
3
Middle School (6-8)
High School (9-12)