4-ESS2-2: Mapping Earth's Features

Analyze and interpret data from maps to describe patterns of earth’s features.

Clarification Statement: Maps can include topographic maps of Earth’s land and ocean floor, as well as maps of the locations of mountains, continental boundaries, volcanoes, and earthquakes.

Assessment Boundary: none




Assessments

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.


Phenomena

 

Anchor Charts


Video


Vocabulary

Maps (e.g topographic)
Earth features (e.g mountains, continental boundaries, ocean trenches, volcanoes)
Patterns


Learning Plans


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