3-ESS3-1: Weather-Related Hazard Solution
Make a claim about the merit of a design solution that reduces the impacts of a weather-related hazard. (Cause and Effect)
Clarification Statement: Examples of design solutions to weather-related hazards could include barriers to prevent flooding, wind resistant roofs, and lightning rods.
Assessment Boundary: none
The following assessments were created by science teachers hoping to better understand the NGSS. In most cases teachers went from standard to assessment in around an hour. These are drafts and should be used accordingly. Feel free to improve these assessments or contribute to the collection. Learn more about assessment design here.
Weather-related hazard (e.g. heavy rain or snow, strong winds, lightning, etc.)
Impact (e.g. flooding, fires)
Cause and effect
*Next Generation Science Standards is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of this product, and do not endorse it. Visit the official NGSS website.