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
Know Your Energy Costs Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Human Impacts, Weather and Climate MS-ESS3-5, HS-ESS3-6
Karst, Sinkholes, and Human Activity
It's About Time Earth's Place in the Universe (ESS1) History of Earth MS-ESS1-4
Investigating Water Use in Your Home Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Human Impacts MS-ESS3-4, HS-ESS3-3
Investigating Soil Earth's Systems (ESS2), Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Earth's Systems 4-ESS2-1, 5-ESS2-1, MS-ESS3-1
Investigating Different Rock Types Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems MS-ESS2-1
Identifying Your Watershed Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Human Impacts HS-ESS2-1
Hurricane Tracking Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Human Impacts MS-ESS3-2, HS-ESS2-2
Humans and Water, Past to Present Earth's Systems (ESS2), Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Human Impacts
How Natural Gas Forms Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) History of Earth, Human Impacts
How Much Soil Is There? Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) K-ESS3-1
How Dangerous Are Tsunamis? Weather and Climate
How Can You Test Your Soil? Earth's Systems (ESS2), Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Earth's Systems 5-ESS3-1, 5-LS2-1, MS-ESS2-1
Hands-On Experiments to Test for Acid-Mine Drainage Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Human Impacts MS-ESS3-3, HS-ESS3-6
Groundwater on the Move Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Earth's Systems K-ESS3-1
Groundwater Movement Earth's Systems (ESS2), Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Earth's Systems, Human Impacts 5-ESS2-2, MS-ESS2-4, MS-ESS3-1, HS-ESS3-1
Greenhouse in a Beaker
Gold Panning Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Earth's Systems 5-PS1-3, MS-ESS3-1
Global Change: Where Land, Air and Water Meet Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems MS-ESS2-1
Glacier Slide Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems MS-ESS2-1, MS-ESS2-2, HS-ESS2-1
GIS and Careers
Getting the Oil Out
Geoscience and Petroleum Careers
Geologic Time Scale Analogy Earth's Place in the Universe (ESS1) Earth's Systems MS-ESS1-4
Geologic Age Earth's Place in the Universe (ESS1) History of Earth HS-ESS1-6, HS-PS1-8

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