Science & Engineering Practices
Developing and using models
Planning and carrying out investigations
Analyzing and interpreting data
Constructing explanations and designing solutions
Disciplinary Core Ideas
MS-ESS3.C: Human Impacts on Earth Systems
MS-ETS1.B: Developing Possible Solutions
MS-LS2.B: Cycle of Matter and Energy Transfer in Ecosystems
HS-ESS3.C: Human Impacts on Earth Systems
HS-ETS1.B: Developing Possible Solutions
HS-LS2.B: Cycle of Matter and Energy Transfer in Ecosystems
Cause and effect
Systems and system models
Stability and change
MS-ESS3-3. Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment.
HS-LS2-3. Construct and revise an explanation based on evidence for the cycling of matter and flow of energy in aerobic and anaerobic conditions.
HS-ESS3-4. Evaluate or refine a technological solution that reduces impacts of human activities on natural systems.