Middle School Science
Weather and Climate
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The Atmosphere and Energy
MS-ESS2-4. Develop a model to describe the cycling of water through...
MS-ESS2-5. Collect data to provide evidence for how the motions and...
MS-ESS2-6. Develop and use a model to describe how unequal heating ...
MS-ESS3-2. Analyze and interpret data on natural hazards to forecas...
MS-ESS3-3. Apply scientific principles to design a method for monit...
MS-ESS3-5. Ask questions to clarify evidence of the factors that ha...
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-PS3-3. Apply scientific principles to design, construct, and tes...
MS-PS3-4. Plan an investigation to determine the relationships amon...
MS-PS3-5. Construct, use, and present arguments to support the clai...
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
ESS2.C: The Roles of Water in Earth’s Surface Processes
ESS2.D: Weather and Climate
ESS3.B: Natural Hazards
ESS3.C: Human Impacts on Earth Systems
ESS3.D: Global Climate Change
ETS1.A: Defining and Delimiting Engineering Problems
ETS1.B: Developing Possible Solutions
ETS1.C: Optimizing the Design Solution
PS3.A: Definitions of Energy
PS3.B: Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer