Middle School Science
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Processes that Shape Earth
Earth Processes Through Geologic Time
Earth's Natural Hazards
MS-ESS1-4. Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence fro...
MS-ESS2-1. Develop a model to describe the cycling of Earth's mater...
MS-ESS2-2. Construct an explanation based on evidence for how geosc...
MS-ESS2-3. Analyze and interpret data on the distribution of fossil...
MS-ESS2-4. Develop a model to describe the cycling of water through...
MS-ESS3-1. Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for...
MS-ESS3-2. Analyze and interpret data on natural hazards to forecas...
MS-ESS3-4. Construct an argument supported by evidence for how incr...
MS-ETS1-1. Define the criteria and constraints of a design problem ...
MS-ETS1-2. Evaluate competing design solutions using a systematic p...
MS-ETS1-3. Analyze data from tests to determine similarities and di...
MS-ETS1-4. Develop a model to generate data for iterative testing a...
SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING PRACTICES
Analyzing and Interpreting Data
Asking Questions and Defining Problems
Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions
Developing and Using Models
Engaging in Argument from Evidence
Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information
Planning and Carrying Out Investigations
Using Mathematics and Computational Thinking
Cause and Effect
Energy and Matter
Scale, Proportion, and Quantity
Stability and Change
Structure and Function
Systems and System Models
DISCIPLINARY CORE IDEAS
ESS1.C: The History of Planet Earth
ESS2.A: Earth’s Materials and Systems
ESS2.B: Plate Tectonics and Large-Scale System Interactions
ESS2.C: The Roles of Water in Earth’s Surface Processes
ESS3.A: Natural Resources
ESS3.B: Natural Hazards
ESS3.C: Human Impacts on Earth Systems
ETS1.A: Defining and Delimiting Engineering Problems
ETS1.B: Developing Possible Solutions
ETS1.C: Optimizing the Design Solution