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The Standards

By Disciplinary Core Ideas

The Topics are in tables by Grade Band, and then further broken down into columns of Life Science, Earth & Space Science, and Physical Science. The Engineering Design topic is located at the end of the respective grade band.


Life Science

Earth & Space Science

Physical Science
Elementary School Introduction
K

K-LS1 From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes

K-ESS2 Earth's Systems

K-ESS3 Earth and Human Activity

K-PS2 Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

K-PS3 Energy

1

1-LS1 From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes

1-LS3 Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits

1-ESS1 Earth's Place in the Universe

1-PS4 Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer

2

2-LS2 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

2-LS4 Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity

2-ESS1 Earth's Place in the Universe

2-ESS2 Earth's Systems

2-PS1 Matter and Its Interactions

Grades K-2 Engineering Design Introduction
K-2-ETS1 Engineering Design
3

3-LS1 From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes

3-LS2 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

3-LS3 Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits

3-LS4 Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity

3-ESS2 Earth's Systems

3-ESS3 Earth and Human Activity

3-PS2 Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

4

4-LS1 From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes

4-ESS1 Earth's Place in the Universe

4-ESS2 Earth's Systems

4-ESS3 Earth and Human Activity

4-PS3 Energy

4-PS4 Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer

5

5-LS1 From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes

5-LS2 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

5-ESS1 Earth's Place in the Universe

5-ESS2 Earth's Systems

5-ESS3 Earth and Human Activity

5-PS1 Matter and Its Interactions

5-PS2 Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

5-PS3 Energy

Grades 3-5 Engineering Design Introduction
3-5-ETS1 Engineering Design