6-8-ESS1: Earth's Place in the Universe

6-8-ESS1.A: The Universe and Its Stars

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.

 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

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.

 Seasons: Why do we have them?
 Summer and Winter

6-8-ESS1-3: 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

6-8-ESS1.B: Earth and the Solar System

6-8-ESS1-4: Analyze and interpret data to determine scale properties of objects in the solar system.

 Solar System
 Solar System Explorer
 Weight and Mass

6-8-ESS2: Earth's Systems

6-8-ESS2.A: Earth Materials and Systems

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.

 Plate Tectonics
 Rock Cycle

6-8-ESS2.B: Plate Tectonics and Large-Scale Systems

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.

 Building Pangaea
 Plate Tectonics

6-8-ESS2.C: The Role of Water in Earth's Surface Processes

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.

 Energy Conversions
 Water Cycle

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.

 Coastal Winds and Clouds
 Hurricane Motion
 Weather Maps

6-8-ESS3: Earth and Human Activity

6-8-ESS3.A: Natural Resources

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.

 Carbon Cycle

6-8-ESS3.D: Global Climate Change

6-8-ESS3-5: Analyze evidence of the factors that have caused the change in global temperatures over the past century.

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

Correlation last revised: 1/19/2017

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