Classroom Activities, categorized by the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

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Title NGSS ESS Core Ideas NGSS ESS Topics NGSS Performance Expectations
Reclaiming a Mine Site Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Human Impacts
Ring of Fire
Rock Abrasion Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems, History of Earth 4-ESS2-1, 5-ESS2-1, MS-ESS2-2
Rock Around the World
Rock Art in the National Parks
Rock Pop
Sea and Ice Salinity Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems MS-ESS2-4, HS-ESS2-5
Sea Level and the Terrapin Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Human Impacts MS-ESS3-3
Seismic Calendar Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Human Impacts HS-ESS3-1
Seismic Mapping Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Human Impacts
ShakeAlert Earthquake Early Warning Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Human Impacts
Shoebox Geologist History of Earth
Sinkholes in a Cup Earth's Systems (ESS2) History of Earth MS-ESS2-2, HS-ESS2-1
Sky and Cloud Windows Earth's Systems (ESS2) Weather and Climate 3-ESS2-1, MS-ESS2-5
Soil Color and Redox Chemistry Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems HS-ESS2-5
Soil Moisture Weather and Climate
Soil Properties Earth's Systems (ESS2), Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Earth's Systems 5-ESS2-1, MS-ESS3-1, HS-ESS2-2
Soil, Plants, and the Energy Cycle
Soil, the Forgotten Resource Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems, History of Earth MS-ESS2-2, HS-ESS2-2
Solar Cell Energy Nationwide Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems
Space Archaeology
Splish Splash Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems 2-ESS2-3
State Soil Investigation Earth's Systems (ESS2) History of Earth, Weather and Climate
Step by Step Weather Observations Earth's Systems (ESS2) Weather and Climate 3-ESS2-1, MS-ESS2-5
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