5-ESS3-1:  Protecting Earth's Resources and Environment

Obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the earth’s resources and environment. (Systems and System Models)

Clarification Statement: none

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.



Anchor Charts



Human activities (e.g. agriculture, industry, everyday life)
 - Resources
 - Environment

Learning Plans

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