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
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
Look Up! Earth's Systems, Weather and Climate
Looking for Wild Elements Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Earth's Systems, Human Impacts 5-ESS3-1, MS-ESS3-3
Magnets at the Core Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems HS-ESS2-3
Make a Thunderstorm Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems, Weather and Climate 5-ESS2-1, MS-ESS2-5
Make Your Own Compass
Make Your Own Powers of Ten
Making a Cave Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems, History of Earth MS-ESS2-2, HS-ESS2-5
Making Caves: How Solution Caves Form Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems
Making Earth Art With Google Earth Earth's Systems (ESS2), Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Earth's Systems, Space Systems
Making Visible the Path of the Sun Earth's Systems (ESS2) Space Systems
Making Your Own National Park Geologic Tour Earth's Systems (ESS2) History of Earth MS-ESS2-2
Map-Making Basics Earth's Systems (ESS2) History of Earth MS-ESS2-3
Mapping a Refuge Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems MS-ESS2-5, HS-ESS2-2
Mapping Quake Risk
Mapping the Atmosphere
Mapping Vertical Movements
Mapping Your Soil
Measure for Measure MS-ETS1-1, HS-ETS1-1
Measuring Glacial Retreat Earth and Human Activity (ESS3) Human Impacts
Measuring Permeabilities of Soil, Sand, and Gravel Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems MS-ESS2-1
Mineral Electrical Conductivity
Mineral Identification Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems 5-PS1-3, MS-ESS2-1
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
Model of a Well Earth's Systems (ESS2) Earth's Systems 2-ESS2-3

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