NGSS Earth & Space Science Astronomy Lesson Plan #40 Impact Cratering

NGSS Earth & Space Science Astronomy Lesson Plan #40 Impact Cratering
NGSS Earth & Space Science Astronomy Lesson Plan #40 Impact Cratering
NGSS Earth & Space Science Astronomy Lesson Plan #40 Impact Cratering
NGSS Earth & Space Science Astronomy Lesson Plan #40 Impact Cratering
NGSS Earth & Space Science Astronomy Lesson Plan #40 Impact Cratering
NGSS Earth & Space Science Astronomy Lesson Plan #40 Impact Cratering
NGSS Earth & Space Science Astronomy Lesson Plan #40 Impact Cratering
NGSS Earth & Space Science Astronomy Lesson Plan #40 Impact Cratering
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NGSS Earth & Space Science Astronomy Lesson Plan #40 Impact Cratering and the History of the Earth and the Solar System
This easy-to-use, turnkey lesson plan is aligned with the NGSS High School Earth and Space Science performance expectations and disciplinary core ideas in ESS1: Earth’s Place in the Universe. The lesson plan includes a summary, a list of resources, learning outcomes, the NGSS alignment for the lesson, lesson procedures, one Science Literacy Activity. The lesson plan also includes a discussion question and sample responses, assessment questions and an answer key.

Upon completion of this lesson, students will be able to:

• Explain what the Hadean Eon is.
• List the processes that have been continuously erasing impact craters from the Earth’s surface since the Hadean Eon.
• Explain why scientists propose that we can learn more about the Hadean Eon by studying the surface of the Moon.
• Explain how scientific studies of the Moon can tell us about the relationship between surface ages and the number of impact craters.
• Compare the age of lunar maria to the age of lunar highlands.
• Explain why counting impact craters is not a simple process.
• Explain what the impact cratering method tell us about the age of the Martian surface.

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