MS-ESS: Earth and Space Science

MS-ESS1: Earth’s Place in the Universe

MS-ESS1-1: Develop and use a model of the Earth-sun-moon system to describe the cyclic patterns of lunar phases, eclipses of the sun and moon, and seasons.

 2D Eclipse
 3D Eclipse
 Eclipse
 Moonrise, Moonset, and Phases
 Phases of the Moon
 Seasons Around the World
 Seasons in 3D
 Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun
 Seasons: Why do we have them?
 Summer and Winter

MS-ESS1-2: Develop and use a model to describe the role of gravity in the motions within galaxies and the solar system.

 Comparing Earth and Venus
 Gravity Pitch
 Solar System
 Solar System Explorer

MS-ESS1-3: Analyze and interpret data to determine scale properties of objects in the solar system.

 Solar System
 Solar System Explorer
 Weight and Mass

MS-ESS2: Earth’s Systems

MS-ESS2-1: Develop a model to describe the cycling of Earth’s materials and the flow of energy that drives this process.

 Carbon Cycle
 Cell Energy Cycle
 Plate Tectonics
 Rock Cycle
 Weathering

MS-ESS2-2: Construct an explanation based on evidence for how geoscience processes have changed Earth’s surface at varying time and spatial scales.

 Plate Tectonics
 Rock Cycle
 Weathering

MS-ESS2-3: Analyze and interpret data on the distribution of fossils and rocks, continental shapes, and seafloor structures to provide evidence of the past plate motions.

 Building Pangaea
 Plate Tectonics

MS-ESS2-4: Develop a model to describe the cycling of water through Earth’s systems driven by energy from the sun and the force of gravity.

 Energy Conversions
 Water Cycle

MS-ESS2-5: Collect data to provide evidence for how the motions and complex interactions of air masses results in changes in weather conditions.

 Coastal Winds and Clouds
 Observing Weather (Metric)
 Relative Humidity
 Weather Maps

MS-ESS3: Earth and Human Activity

MS-ESS3-1: Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for how the uneven distributions of Earth’s mineral, energy, and groundwater resources are the result of past and current geoscience processes.

 Carbon Cycle

MS-ESS3-5: Ask questions to clarify evidence of the factors that have caused the rise in global temperatures over the past century.

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
 Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
 Greenhouse Effect

Correlation last revised: 4/4/2018

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