NGSS Aligned Resources for MS-ESS3-4.
Construct an argument supported by evidence for how increases in human population and per-capita consumption of natural resources impact Earth’s systems.
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The Water Cycle and Water Conservation
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Young ecologists can practice their critical reading skills while learning about the water cycle, the impacts humans can have on the earth's water supply, and why we have a responsibility to our planet to preserve this precious resource....
Key Deer: Evolution and Species Survival
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
When we think of endangered species, we often think of far away places and exotic animals, but one of the most endangered species on the planet right now lives in the Florida Keys. The activity explains how geological change influences...
Enough Energy? Play the Renew-a-Bead Game
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Pairs simulate the energy usage of different countries by drawing beads from a bag, which contain different beginning ratios of non-renewable and renewable energy resources. The activity concludes with a series of questions to tie the...
Getting to the Core: The Link Between Temperature and Carbon Dioxide
6th - 10th
Polar ice samples provide scientists with valuable information about the condition of the atmosphere for hundreds of thousands of years in the past. Of particular interest is the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and its...