High School Earth Science
The Earth Science curriculum contains five 45-minute lessons across two separate units. Unit One includes three lessons that cover wildfire severity, erosion, and how land managers restore burned areas. Unit Two includes two lessons that explore the impacts climate change could have on future wildfires in Nevada. These units do not need to be delivered consecutively.
Unit One covers Next Generation Science Standards ESS 2-2, ESS 2-5, ESS 2.A and ESS 2.C. Unit Two covers Next Generation Science Standards ESS 3-5, ESS 3.D and ETS S1 B. Both units meet several SEPs and CCCs. See the Earth Science Teacher Guide below for a full breakdown of the standards covered by these materials.
High School Earth Science Executive Summary
High School Earth Science Curriculum
Unit One: Wildfire Severity, Erosion, and Restoration (Draft Curriculum)
Unit One Lessons 1-3 Draft Curriculum Still Undergoing Peer Review
Unit Two: Lesson 1: Predicting Future Wildfire
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