science education

Exploring Nature Educational Resource:

Life Science, Earth Science, and Physical Science Resources for K-12

Appendix E. Disciplinary Core Ideas and Posters for Earth Science

Appendix E. Disciplinary Core Ideas and Posters for Earth Science

Print posters from the PDF at the bottom of each progression.

                                                                                ESS1 Earth’s Place in the Universe
                                                                                ESS1.A The universe and its stars
                                                                                ESS1.B Earth and the solar system
                                                                                ESS1.C The history of planet Earth

                                                                                ESS2 Earth’s Systems
                                                                                ESS2.A Earth materials and systems
                                                                                ESS2.B Plate tectonics and large-scale system interactions
                                                                                ESS2.C The roles of water in Earth’s surface processes
                                                                                ESS2.D Weather and climate
                                                                                ESS2.E Biogeology

                                                                                ESS3 Earth and Human Activity
                                                                                ESS3.A Natural Resources
                                                                                ESS3.B Natural Hazards
                                                                                ESS3.C Human Impacts on Earth Systems

Exploringnature.org has more than 2,000 illustrated animals. Read about them, color them, label them, learn to draw them.

cheetah, tiger, panda, fox, bear, cougar