9-12-ESS1: Earth's Place in the Universe

9-12-ESS1.A: The Universe and Its Stars

9-12-ESS1-1: Develop a model based on evidence to illustrate the life span of the Sun and the role of nuclear fusion in the Sun’s core to release energy in the form of radiation.

 H-R Diagram

9-12-ESS1.B: Earth and the Solar System

9-12-ESS1.4: Use Kepler’s Law to predict the motion of orbiting objects in the solar system.

 Orbital Motion - Kepler's Laws
 Solar System Explorer

9-12-ESS2: Earth's Systems

9-12-ESS2.A: Earth Materials and Systems

9-12-ESS2-1: Develop a model to illustrate how Earth’s interior and surface processes (constructive and destructive) operate at different spatial and temporal scales to form continental and ocean-floor features.

 Plate Tectonics

9-12-ESS2-3: Develop a model based on evidence of Earth’s interior to describe the cycling of matter by thermal convection.

 Conduction and Convection
 Plate Tectonics

9-12-ESS2-4: Use a model to describe how variations in the flow of energy into and out of Earth’s systems result in changes in climate.

 Greenhouse Effect

9-12-ESS2.C: The Role of Water in Earth's Surface Processes

9-12-ESS2-5: Plan and conduct an investigation of the properties of water and its effects on Earth materials and surface processes.

 Water Cycle

9-12-ESS2.D: Weather and Climate

9-12-ESS2-6: Develop a quantitative model to describe the cycling of carbon among the hydrosphere, atmosphere, geosphere, and biosphere.

 Carbon Cycle
 Cell Energy Cycle

9-12-ESS3: Earth and Human Activity

9-12-ESS3.C: Human Impacts on Earth's Systems

9-12-ESS3-3: Create a computational simulation to illustrate the relationships among management of natural resources, the sustainability of human populations, and biodiversity.

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
 Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
 Pond Ecosystem
 Water Pollution

9-12-ESS3.D: Global Climate Change

9-12-ESS3-5: Analyze geoscientific data and the results from global climate models to make an evidence-based forecast of the current rate of global or regional climate change and associated future impacts to Earth systems.

 Greenhouse Effect

Correlation last revised: 4/4/2018

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