Next Generation Science Standards
NGSS.4-ESS. EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE
4-ESS2. Earth’s Systems - Students who demonstrate understanding can:
4-ESS2-1. Make observations and/or measurements to provide evidence of the effects of weathering or the rate of erosion by water, ice, wind, or vegetation.
4-ESS2-2. Analyze and interpret data from maps to describe patterns of Earth’s features.
4-ESS3. Earth and Human Activity - Students who demonstrate understanding can:
4-ESS3.DCI. Disciplinary Core Ideas
ESS3.B: Natural Hazards
ESS3.B:1. A variety of hazards result from natural processes (e.g., earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions). Humans cannot eliminate the hazards but can take steps to reduce their impacts. (4-ESS3-2) (Note: This Disciplinary Core Idea can also be found in 3.WC.)