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Your Earth and Space Science Pacing Guide for 3-Dimensional Teaching

Your Earth and Space Science Pacing Guide for 3-Dimensional Teaching

Turn to labs that can help you lead students to succeed. Carolina Kits 3D® investigations engage students in scientific and engineering practices while applying core ideas and crosscutting concepts—experiences that are key to thriving with the NGSS and phenomena-based learning. Address phenomena throughout the school year with this week-by-week lab activity guide.

 DCI 1: Space Science
Week PE Lab Activity
1   Administrative, Safety, and Lab Skills
2 HS-ESS1-2 Evidence of the Big Bang
3 HS-ESS1-3 Stellar Origin of the Elements
4 HS-ESS1-4 Planetary Motion
5   Review, Evaluation, and Remediation

 DCI 1: History of Earth
Week PE Lab Activity
6 HS-ESS1-5 Seafloor Spreading and Crustal Rocks
7 HS-ESS1-6, HS-PS1.C Modeling Radiometric Dating
8 HS-ESS2-1 Modeling Earth Processes: Destructive Forces
9   Review/Evaluation/Remediation

 DCI 2: Earth's Systems
Week PE Lab Activity
10 HS-ESS2-3, HS-ESS2-1 Plate Tectonics and Island Formation
11-12 HSESS2-5 Transformative Properties of Water
13-14 HS-ESS2-6, HS-ESS3-6 Modeling the Carbon Cycle
15 HS-ESS2-7, HS-ESS2-2 Coevolution of Earth’s Systems
16   Review/Evaluation/Remediation

 DCI 2: Weather and Climate
Week PE Lab Activity
17-18  HS-ESS2-4, HS-ESS2-2 Climate Variation
19 HSESS3-5 Analyzing Patterns in Climate Change
20   Review/Evaluation/Remediation
 DCI 3: Human Sustainability
Week PE Lab Activity
21  HSESS3-1 Earthquake Simulation
22-23 HSESS3-3 Hydroponics and Sustainability
24 HS-ESS3-4, HS-ETS1-3 Analyzing Wind Power Potential
25 HS-ESS3-6, HS-ESS2-2 Earth Systems and Climate Change
26   Review/Evaluation/Remediation

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