Evidence For Earth's Layers - CER Engaging In Argument (HS-ESS2-3)

Evidence For Earth's Layers - CER Engaging In Argument (HS-ESS2-3)
Evidence For Earth's Layers - CER Engaging In Argument (HS-ESS2-3)
Evidence For Earth's Layers - CER Engaging In Argument (HS-ESS2-3)
Evidence For Earth's Layers - CER Engaging In Argument (HS-ESS2-3)
Evidence For Earth's Layers - CER Engaging In Argument (HS-ESS2-3)
Evidence For Earth's Layers - CER Engaging In Argument (HS-ESS2-3)
Evidence For Earth's Layers - CER Engaging In Argument (HS-ESS2-3)
Evidence For Earth's Layers - CER Engaging In Argument (HS-ESS2-3)
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Next Generation Science Standards:*
HS-ESS2-3: Develop a model based on evidence of Earth’s interior to describe the cycling of matter by thermal convection.

5E Model Phase: Elaborate

Science and Engineering Practice: Engaging In Argument From Evidence

Learning Target: Students will identify examples of claims, evidence, and reasoning.

Success Criteria: I can identify examples of claims, evidence, and reasoning.

Learning Target: Students will connect reasoning to evidence to support a claim.

Success Criteria: I can connect reasoning to evidence to support a claim.

Preparation:
Provide each student group with the Exploring Evidence Directions, Help Card, and complete set of C-E-R cards. (To increase the difficulty of this activity, remove the Reasoning cards. Ask students to provide their own reasoning to connect each piece of Evidence to the appropriate Claim.)*

Each student will need the activity analysis worksheet.

Prior Knowledge:
Students would benefit from having already addressed ESS1.C regarding the history of Planet Earth, but it’s not absolutely necessary. Because this is an Elaborate activity, students should have participated in Explore and Explain activities that introduced evidence for Earth’s structure like seismic waves, Earth’s magnetic field, and the composition of meteorites.

Directions:
Students will sort cards into Claims, Evidence, and Reasoning piles. There are two Claims provided in each set. One is accurate, while the other is not. They will identify which pieces of Evidence and Reasoning support the Claims to determine which Claim is the most accurate. Lastly, they will explain how the evidence refutes the inaccurate claim.


Looking For More? Check Out These Additional Resources…
BUNDLE: Earth’s Structure Unit, NGSS Aligned, 5E Based
EVALUATE BUNDLE: Earth’s Structure, 5E Based
EXPLAIN BUNDLE: Earth’s Structure, 5E Based
EXPLORE BUNDLE: Earth’s Structure, 5E Based
EXPLORE: Characteristics of Earth’s Layers, 5E Based
EXPLORE: Convection in the Mantle, NGSS Aligned, 5E Based
EXPLORE: Evidence for Earth’s Layers, NGSS Aligned, 5E Based
EXPLORE: Graphing Seismic Waves, NGSS Aligned, 5E Based
Literacy: Earth’s Structure Workbook, NGSS Aligned


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