Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Alignment


Disciplinary Core Idea/Sub-Idea:

ESS2. Earth's Systems

ESS2.D. Weather and Climate



3-ESS2-1. Represent data in tables and graphical displays to describe typical weather conditions expected during a particular season.

Grade 3

My NASA Data Lesson:

Climate Graphs


Extension 1 Instructional Focus


The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series (GOES-R) provides data about clouds and weather patterns that are essential to weather forecasting and studying climate change.

Extension 2 Instructional Focus


Students write an informative/explanatory piece describing how engineers use biomimicry to design space debris removal technologies with the aid of supporting materials from NPR and NASA and in alignment with the 2017 ELA standards.

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