This NGSS earth science unit includes lesson plans and engaging materials to understand how humans can change the environment and what we can do to help our Earth. It is aligned to NGSS and integrates science and engineering practices, cross-cutting concepts, disciplinary core ideas, and performance expectations.
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In this unit, students will:
Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information
from multiple sources (text and photographs)
relationships between things humans do and how that impacts our Earth
This unit includes:
Lesson Plans (2 weeks of instruction)
Research Materials (PPT and Google Slides File included!)
Literacy Connections (Shared Writing, Interactive Writing, Read Alouds)
TWO End of Unit Projects: Student book template and Craftivity to summarize learning
Rubric, checklist, and assessment page integrating the 3 dimensions of NGSS
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Other Kindergarten NGSS Units:
Living Things: A Kindergarten NGSS Unit (K-LS1-1, K-ESS3-1)
Weather: An NGSS Unit (K-ESS2-1, K-ESS3-2, K-PS3-1, K-PS3-2)
Force and Motion: A Kindergarten NGSS Unit (K-PS2-1, K-PS2-2)
K-2 NGSS STEM Unit: Paper Fans
For more info on NGSS:
NGSS Beginners' Guide: FREE
FREE NGSS Overview VIDEO