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
Tides - Metric

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
Orbital Motion - Kepler's Laws
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 time 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 result in changes in weather conditions.

Coastal Winds and Clouds - Metric
Hurricane Motion - Metric
Relative Humidity
Weather Maps - Metric

MS-ESS2-6: Develop and use a model to describe how unequal heating and rotation of the Earth cause patterns of atmospheric and oceanic circulation that determine regional climates.

Coastal Winds and Clouds - Metric
Hurricane Motion - Metric
Weather Maps - Metric

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 - Metric

MS.HI: Human Impacts

MS-ESS3-2: Analyze and interpret data on natural hazards to forecast future catastrophic events and inform the development of technologies to mitigate their effects.

Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
Earthquakes 2 - Determination of Epicenter
Hurricane Motion - Metric

MS-ESS3-3: Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment.

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
Energy Conversions
Greenhouse Effect - Metric
Household Energy Usage
Water Pollution

MS-ESS3-4: Construct an argument supported by evidence for how increases in human population and per-capita consumption of natural resources impact Earth's systems.

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

Correlation last revised: 5/20/2019

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