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All Systems Go!: A Webquest for Earth System Science
This classroom module consists of a series of activities that prepare students to give a presentation about the Earth system. Topics covered include the definition of a system, examples of systems, and the Earth system. The teacher's page includes assessment tools such as concept mapping and an evaluation rubric.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Assessment / Evaluation
Subject:
  • Environmental science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Designed by Joyce Tugel and used with permission from Joyce Tugel.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-002-649
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Systems, order, and organization
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
      • C - Life science:
        • Population and ecosystems
        • Structure and function in living systems
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Structure of the earth system
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Populations, resources, environments
    • 9-12:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Systems, order, and organization
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
      • C - Life science:
        • Interdependence of organisms
        • The cell
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Geochemical cycles
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Environmental quality
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Ms Joyce Tugel
Earth and Space Sciences Education Project
Goddard Space Flight Center

Contact: Shane Keating
Earth and Space Sciences Education Project
Goddard Space Flight Center