Massachusetts Science Standards

Middle School Science Standards

Grade 6

Matter and Its Interactions

MS-PS1-6: Thermal Energy Design Project
6.MS-PS1-7(MA): Density*
6.MS-PS1-8(MA): Mixtures*

Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

MS-PS2-4: Gravitational Interactions

Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer

MS-PS4-1: Wave Properties
MS-PS4-2: Wave Reflection, Absorption, and Transmission
MS-PS4-3: Digitized Wave Signals



Grade 7

Grade 8

* Standards added to the NGSS
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