Middle School Science
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Resources in Ecosystems
Energy and Matter in Ecosystems
Humans and Changing Ecosystems
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...
MS-LS1-6. Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for ...
MS-LS1-7. Develop a model to describe how food is rearranged throug...
MS-LS2-1. Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for the ef...
MS-LS2-2. Construct an explanation that predicts patterns of intera...
MS-LS2-3. Develop a model to describe the cycling of matter and flo...
MS-LS2-4. Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence tha...
MS-LS2-5. Evaluate competing design solutions for maintaining biodi...
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
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
LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms
LS2.A: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
LS2.B: Cycle of Matter and Energy Transfer in Ecosystems
LS2.C: Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning, and Resilience
LS4.D: Biodiversity and Humans
PS3.D: Energy in Chemical Processes and Everyday Life