MS.SS: Space Systems

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

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
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.HE: History of Earth

MS-ESS2-2: Construct an explanation based on evidence for how geoscience processes have changed Earth’s surface at varying temporal and spatial scales.

Plate Tectonics
Rock Cycle

MS-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

MS.ES: Earth’s Systems

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-ESS2-4: 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.WC: Weather and Climate

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
Weather Maps

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