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.DCI. Disciplinary Core Ideas
ESS1.C: The History of Planet Earth
ESS1.C:1. Tectonic processes continually generate new ocean sea floor at ridges and destroy old sea floor at trenches. (HS.ESS1.C GBE) (secondary to MS-ESS2-3)
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.