Concept Builder: Earth & Space Science
This supplement provides activities that can support teachers and students in addressing Performance
Expectations named in the Framework for K-12 Science Education, the Next Generation Science
Standards, and many state standards.
Each lesson is comprised of 1-3 activities that together build toward Performance Expectations and
Disciplinary Core Ideas (i.e., content learning goals) while engaging students in scientific and engineering
practices. The standards addressed, including the disciplinary core ideas, crosscutting concepts, and
science and engineering practices are listed at the beginning of each lesson.