Grade 8: Thermal Energy and Global Warming (MS-PS3-4)

  • Grade: 8
  • Content Area: Earth/Physical Science
  • NGSS Standard: MS-PS3-4

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Description

This unit engages students in the intersection between kinetic energy and the rise in global temperatures over the past century.  The students design an experiment, use a Phet simulation and engage in Claim-Evidence-Reasoning-Modeling-Argumentation (CERMA) to demonstrate their learning in their Interactive Science Notebooks.  A blended performance summative assessment is included with the unit.