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Total resources: 143

K-4
 
 
Unifying concepts and processes
 
Evolution and equilibrium   Search by Evolution and equilibrium 1
Systems, order, and organization   Search by Systems, order, and organization 2
 
 
A - Science as inquiry
 
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry   Search by Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry 1
 
 
 
C - Life science
 
Characteristics of organisms   Search by Characteristics of organisms 1
Organisms and environments   Search by Organisms and environments 2
 
 
D - Earth and space science
 
Changes in earth and sky   Search by Changes in earth and sky 2
Properties of earth materials   Search by Properties of earth materials 1
 
 
E - Science and technology
 
Abilities to distinguish between natural objects and objects made by humans   Search by Abilities to distinguish between natural objects and objects made by humans 1
 
 
5-8
 
 
Unifying concepts and processes
 
Change, constancy, and measurement   Search by Change, constancy, and measurement 3
Evidence, models, and explanation   Search by Evidence, models, and explanation 7
Evolution and equilibrium   Search by Evolution and equilibrium 2
 
 
A - Science as inquiry
 
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry   Search by Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry 3
 
Understanding about scientific inquiry   Search by Understanding about scientific inquiry 4
 
 
B - Physical science
 
Motion and forces   Search by Motion and forces 1
Transfer of energy   Search by Transfer of energy 3
 
 
C - Life science
 
Diversity and adaptations of organisms   Search by Diversity and adaptations of organisms 4
Population and ecosystems   Search by Population and ecosystems 4
Structure and function in living systems   Search by Structure and function in living systems 2
 
 
D - Earth and space science
 
Earth in the solar system   Search by Earth in the solar system 1
Earth's history   Search by Earth 8
Structure of the earth system   Search by Structure of the earth system 9
 
 
E - Science and technology
 
Abilities of technological design   Search by Abilities of technological design 1
Understandings about sci. / tech.   Search by Understandings about sci. / tech. 4
 
 
F - Science in personal / social perspectives
 
Natural hazards   Search by Natural hazards 2
Populations, resources, environments   Search by Populations, resources, environments 1
Sci. / tech. in society   Search by Sci. / tech. in society 1
 
 
G - History and nature of science
 
History of science   Search by History of science 1
Nature of science   Search by Nature of science 1
Science as a human endeavor   Search by Science as a human endeavor 2
 
 
9-12
 
 
Unifying concepts and processes
 
Change, constancy, and measurement   Search by Change, constancy, and measurement 7
Evidence, models, and explanation   Search by Evidence, models, and explanation 10
Evolution and equilibrium   Search by Evolution and equilibrium 2
Form and function   Search by Form and function 2
Systems, order, and organization   Search by Systems, order, and organization 1
 
 
A - Science as inquiry
 
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry   Search by Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry 7
 
Understandings about scientific inquiry   Search by Understandings about scientific inquiry 6
 
 
B - Physical science
 
Motions and forces   Search by Motions and forces 1
 
 
C - Life science
 
Behavior of organisms   Search by Behavior of organisms 1
Biological evolution   Search by Biological evolution 4
Interdependence of organisms   Search by Interdependence of organisms 4
Matter, energy, and organization in living systems   Search by Matter, energy, and organization in living systems 2
 
 
D - Earth and space science
 
Energy in the earth system   Search by Energy in the earth system 9
Geochemical cycles   Search by Geochemical cycles 2
Origin and evolution of the earth system   Search by Origin and evolution of the earth system 9
 
 
E - Science and technology
 
Abilities of technological design   Search by Abilities of technological design 5
Understandings about science and technology   Search by Understandings about science and technology 7
 
 
F - Science in personal / social perspectives
 
Natural and human-induced hazards   Search by Natural and human-induced hazards 7
Natural resources   Search by Natural resources 1
Sci. / tech. in local, national, and global challenges   Search by Sci. / tech. in local, national, and global challenges 3
 
 
G - History and nature of science
 
Historical perspectives   Search by Historical perspectives 2
Nature of scientific knowledge   Search by Nature of scientific knowledge 4
Science as a human endeavor   Search by Science as a human endeavor 3
 

Teaching Boxes create links between Earth system resources and classroom-ready instructional units (often 5-6 lesson plans and associated activities and procedures) that are designed to bridge the gap between educational resources and how to implement them in the classroom. Materials model scientific inquiry, allowing teachers to build classroom experiences around data collection and analysis from multiple lines of evidence, and engaging students in the process of science. Features include an overview, goals, prerequisites, technology requirements, time requirements and concepts and standards. Suggestions for homework and assessment are available.

Collection is intended for: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)

Try searching on these terms (type in keyword box): Physical oceanography, Atmospheric science, Biological oceanography, Climatology, Ecology, Environmental science, Geologic time, Natural hazards, Physical geography, Plate tectonics, Earthquake, Volcano, Fossil, Sea floor spreading, Weather, Clouds, Wind, Food web, Coastal upwelling, Marine ecology, Climate change, Ice melt, Topography, Sea level change, fault, Seismic wave, Landslide, Liquefication, Structural failure, Mountain building, Erosion, Rock cycle.

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