College- and Career-Readiness Standards
ESS.1.A: Students will develop an understanding of the universe, its development, immense size, and composition.
ESS.1A.1: Describe the Big Bang theory and summarize observations (e.g., cosmic microwave background radiation, Hubble’s law, and redshift caused by the Doppler effect) as evidence to support the formation and expansion of the universe.
ESS.1.B: Students will develop an understanding of Earth, the solar system, and the laws that predict the motion of celestial bodies.
ESS.1B.2: Compare and contrast celestial bodies (e.g., planets, natural satellites, comets, asteroids, and the Oort cloud) and their motion in our solar system (e.g., revolution and rotation). Build an Analemma calendar.
ESS.2.B: Students will develop an understanding of the history and evolution of the earth.
ESS.2B.4: Research, analyze, and explain the origin of geologic features and processes that result from plate tectonics, including sea floor spreading, earthquake activity, volcanic activity, mountain building, and location of natural resources.
ESS.4: Students will develop an understanding of Earth’s resources and the impact of human activities.
ESS.4.3: Analyze earthquake and volcanic data to determine patterns that can lead to predicting such hazards and mitigating impact to humans.
Correlation last revised: 9/6/2017