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

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Titlesort ascending NGSS ESS Core Ideas NGSS ESS Topics NGSS Performance Expectations
Model of a Normal Fault Earth's Systems (ESS2), Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Earth's Systems, History of Earth, Human Impacts 4-ESS2-2, MS-ESS2-2, HS-ESS3-1
Mineral Identification Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems 5-PS1-3, MS-ESS2-1
Mineral Electrical Conductivity
Measuring Permeabilities of Soil, Sand, and Gravel Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems MS-ESS2-1
Measuring Glacial Retreat Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Human Impacts
Measure for Measure MS-ETS1-1, HS-ETS1-1
Mapping Your Soil
Mapping Vertical Movements
Mapping the Atmosphere
Mapping Quake Risk
Mapping a Refuge Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems MS-ESS2-5, HS-ESS2-2
Map-Making Basics Earth's Systems (ESS2) History of Earth MS-ESS2-3
Making Your Own National Park Geologic Tour Earth's Systems (ESS2) History of Earth MS-ESS2-2
Making Visible the Path of the Sun Earth's Systems (ESS2) Space Systems
Making a Cave Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems, History of Earth MS-ESS2-2, HS-ESS2-5
Make Your Own Powers of Ten
Make Your Own Compass
Make a Thunderstorm Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems, Weather and Climate 5-ESS2-1, MS-ESS2-5
Magnets at the Core Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems HS-ESS2-3
Looking for Wild Elements Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Earth's Systems, Human Impacts 5-ESS3-1, MS-ESS3-3
Look Up! Earth's Systems, Weather and Climate
Logs of Straw - Dendrocronology Earth's Systems (ESS2), Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Earth's Systems, Weather and Climate 5-ESS2-1, MS-ESS3-5, HS-ESS2-2, HS-ESS2-4
Liquefaction Earth and Human Activity (ESS3)
Lightning Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems, Weather and Climate 5-ESS2-1, MS-ESS2-5
Land and People: Finding a Balance Human Impacts

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