Plant Requirements

Next Generation Standards

5-LS1-1 - Support an argument that plants get the materials they need for growth chiefly from air and water.

Clarification Statement - Emphasis is on the idea that plant matter comes mostly from air and water, not from the soil.

Massachusetts Standards

5-LS1-1 - Ask testable questions about the process by which plants use air, water, and energy from sunlight to produce sugars and plant materials needed for growth and reproduction.

Assessment Boundary - The chemical formula or molecular details about the process of photosynthesis are not expected in state assessment.

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5-LS1-1 - Plant Requirements - Air and Water