MS-ESS: Earth and Space Science

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.

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-ESS2-1: 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.

Erosion Rates
Plate Tectonics
River Erosion
Rock Cycle
Weathering

MS-ESS.B: The solar system is a part of the Milky Way Galaxy, which is one of billions of galaxies in the universe.

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.

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 - Metric
Hurricane Motion - Metric
Weather Maps - Metric

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-ESS3-2: Analyze and interpret data on natural hazards to forecast future catastrophic events and inform the development of technologies to mitigate their effects.

Hurricane Motion - Metric

MS-ESS3-3: Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment.

GMOs and the Environment

MS-ESS3-4: Construct an argument supported by evidence for how increases in human population and per-capita consumption of natural resources impact Earth’s systems.

Carbon Cycle
Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors

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

Carbon Cycle
Greenhouse Effect - Metric

Correlation last revised: 9/24/2019

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