This is a standard based assessment for Next Generation Science Standard MS-ESS 2-1 (Middle School Earth and Space Science).
The assessment has a comprehensive rubric and checklist for students to use to organize their response.
The assessment requires students to:
-create a model of the rock cycle
-explain/define the processes that cycle matter
-write a narrative of the rock cycle (advanced)
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