Next Generation Science Standards
NGSS.MS-ESS. EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE
MS-ESS2. Earth’s Systems - Students who demonstrate understanding can:
MS-ESS2-2. Construct an explanation based on evidence for how geoscience processes have changed Earth’s surface at varying time and spatial scales.
MS-ESS2-6. Develop and use a model to describe how unequal heating and rotation of the Earth cause patterns of atmospheric and oceanic circulation that determine regional climates.
MS-ESS3. Earth and Human Activity - Students who demonstrate understanding can:
MS-ESS3.CC. Crosscutting Concepts
MS-ESS3.CC.3. Stability and Change
MS-ESS3.CC.3.1. Stability might be disturbed either by sudden events or gradual changes that accumulate over time.