Fourth Grade NGSS - Earth Science

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Lessons in these units: Unit 1 Earth's Systems Lesson 1 - Introduction to Earth Changes Lesson 2 - Weathering Lesson 3 - Erosion Lesson 4 - Review of Weathering and Erosion Lesson 5 - Exploring Topographical Maps Unit 2 Earth's Place in the Universe Lesson 1 - Introduction to the Rock Cycle Lesson 2 - Rock Formations Lesson 3 - fossils Unit 3 Earth and Human Activity Lesson 1 - Introduction to Energy from Natural Sources Lesson 2 - Learning More About Energ

Performance Expectations

4-ESS1-1   Identify evidence from patterns in rock formations and fossils in rock layers for changes in a landscape over time to support an explanation for changes in a landscape over time.

4-ESS2-1   Make observations and/or measurements to provide evidence of the effects of weathering or the rate of erosion by water, ice, wind, or vegetation.

4-ESS3-1   Obtain and combine information to describe that energy and fuels are derived from natural resources and their uses affect the environment.

4-ESS3-2   Generate and compare multiple solutions to reduce the impacts of natural Earth processes on humans.