6-8-ESS1-1: Develop and use a model of the Earth-sun-moon system to explain the cyclic patterns of lunar phases and eclipses of the sun and moon.
6-8-ESS1-2: Develop and use a model of the Earth-sun system to explain the cyclical pattern of seasons, which includes the Earth's tilt and directional angle of sunlight on different areas of Earth across the year.
6-8-ESS1-3: Develop and use a model to describe the role of gravity in the motions within galaxies and the solar system.
6-8-ESS1-4: Analyze and interpret data to determine scale properties of objects in the solar system.
6-8-EE2-1: Develop and use a model to illustrate that energy from the Earth’s interior drives convection which cycles Earth’s crust leading to melting, crystallization, weathering and deformation of large rock formations, including generation of ocean sea floor at ridges, submergence of ocean sea floor at trenches, mountain building and active volcanic chains.
6-8-ESS2-2: Construct an explanation based on evidence for how geoscience processes have changed Earth’s surface at varying time and spatial scales.
6-8-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.
6-8-ESS2-4: Design and develop a model to describe the cycling of water through Earth's systems driven by energy from the sun and the force of gravity.
6-8-ESS2-5: Research, collect, and analyze data to provide evidence for how the motions and complex interactions of air masses results in changes in weather conditions.
6-8-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 and human activity.
6-8-ESS3-2: Analyze and interpret data on natural hazards to forecast future catastrophic events and inform the development of technologies to mitigate their effects.
6-8-ESS3-3: Analyze data to define the relationship for how increases in human population and per-capita consumption of natural resources impact Earth's systems.
6-8-ESS3-4: Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment.
6-8-ESS3-5: Analyze evidence of the factors that have caused the change in global temperatures over the past century.
Correlation last revised: 9/16/2020