ESS: Earth and Space Science

ESS.1: Describe what happens to the solar energy received by Earth every day

 Seasons Around the World

ESS.4: Describe the relationship between seasonal changes in the angle of incoming solar radiation and its consequences to Earth's temperature (e.g., direct vs. slanted rays)

 Seasons Around the World
 Seasons in 3D

ESS.10: Analyze the mechanisms that drive weather and climate patterns and relate them to the three methods of heat transfer

 Seasons Around the World
 Seasons in 3D

ESS.11: Describe the processes that drive lithospheric plate movements (i.e., radioactive decay, friction, convection)

 Plate Tectonics

ESS.12: Relate lithospheric plate movements to the occurrences of earthquakes, volcanoes, mid-ocean ridge systems, and off-shore trenches found on Earth

 Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
 Plate Tectonics

ESS.18: Use data from radioactive dating techniques to estimate the age of earth materials

 Half-life

ESS.19: Interpret geological maps of Louisiana to describe the state's geologic history

 Plate Tectonics

ESS.25: Using the surface temperature and absolute magnitude data of a selected star, locate its placement on the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram and infer its color, size, and life stage

 H-R Diagram

ESS.26: Identify the elements present in selected stars, given spectrograms of known elements and those of the selected stars

 Star Spectra

ESS.28: Identify the relationship between orbital velocity and orbital diameter

 Orbital Motion - Kepler's Laws

Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017

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