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
Temperature and Precipitation Connections Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Human Impacts, Weather and Climate
Texas Rocks
The EarthTrek Gravestone Project Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems, History of Earth MS-ESS2-2, HS-ESS2-2
The Great Ocean Conveyor Earth's Systems (ESS2) Weather and Climate MS-ESS2-6, HS-ESS2-4
The Mountain Blows its Top Earth's Systems (ESS2) Weather and Climate MS-ESS2-2, HS-ESS3-2
The Slope of Land in Your Community Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Human Impacts MS-ESS3-2
Third From the Sun Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems, History of Earth 4-ESS2-2, MS-ESS2-2
Tracking Dinosaurs MS-LS4-2
Traveling Nitrogen Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Human Impacts MS-ESS3-4, HS-ESS3-6
Tree Rings and Ancient Climatic Conditions History of Earth
Tropical Atlantic Aerosols Earth's Systems (ESS2), Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Weather and Climate
Understanding Paleoclimate History of Earth
Using Energy Resources Wisely
Visualizing terrain with maps Human Impacts
Wash This Way! Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Earth's Systems, Human Impacts 5-ESS3-1, MS-ESS3-4
Watch Out for Landslides Earth's Systems (ESS2), Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) History of Earth, Human Impacts MS-ESS2-2, MS-ESS3-2
Water Filtration Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Earth's Systems, Human Impacts K-ESS3-3, 5-ESS3-1, MS-ESS3-3, HS-ESS3-4
Water: A Never-ending Story Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems MS-ESS2-4
What Covers Our Land? Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems
What Lies Beneath the Upper Crust?
What Will Survive? Earth and Human Activity (ESS3)
What's Down There?
What-a-Cycle Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems, Weather and Climate
Where Growth Meets Growth Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Human Impacts MS-ESS3-3
Why Settle at Mesa Verde Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Human Impacts

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