5-ESS2-2: Water Availability and Distribution

Describe and graph the amounts and percentages of water and fresh water in various reservoirs to provide evidence about the distribution of water on Earth. (Scale, Proportion, and Quantity)

Clarification Statement: none

Assessment Boundary: Assessment is limited to oceans, lakes, rivers, glaciers, ground water, and polar ice caps, and does not include the atmosphere.




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

Salt water
 - Oceans
Fresh water
 - Lakes
 - Rivers
 - Glaciers
 - Ground water
 - Polar ice caps
Water reservoirs
Water distribution
Scale, proportion, and quantity


Learning Plans


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