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
 Tides

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
 Orbital Motion - Kepler's Laws
 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

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

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.

 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
 Hurricane Motion
 Relative Humidity
 Weather Maps

MS-ESS2-6: Develop and use a model to describe how unequal heating and rotation of the Earth cause patterns of atmospheric and oceanic circulation that determine regional climates.

 Coastal Winds and Clouds
 Hurricane Motion
 Weather Maps

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.

 Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
 Earthquakes 2 - Determination of Epicenter
 Hurricane Motion

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

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
 Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
 Energy Conversions
 Greenhouse Effect
 Household Energy Usage
 Water Pollution

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.

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

MS-ESS3-5: Ask questions to clarify evidence of the factors that may have caused a change 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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