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North Dakota Standards Alignment

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Generation Genius LessonStateStandards DocumentGradeState IDStandardsSort
Pushes and Pulls;NDContent StandardsKindergartenK-PS2-1Conduct an investigation to compare the effects of different strengths or different directions of pushes and pulls on the motion of an object.1
Pushes and Pulls;NDContent StandardsKindergartenK-PS2-2Analyze data to determine if a design solution works as intended to change the speed or direction of an object with a push or a pull.1
Sunlight Warms the Earth;NDContent StandardsKindergartenK-PS3-1Make observations to determine the effect of sunlight on Earth's surface.1
Sunlight Warms the Earth;NDContent StandardsKindergartenK-PS3-2Use tools and materials provided to design and build a structure that will reduce the warming effect of sunlight on Earth's surface.1
Plants Need Water And Light; Animals Need Food; Living vs. Non-Living Things;NDContent StandardsKindergartenK-LS1-1Describe patterns, through observation, or what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive.1
Introduction to Weather;NDContent StandardsKindergartenK-ESS2-1Use and share observations of local weather conditions to describe patterns over time.1
Living Things Change Their Environment;NDContent StandardsKindergartenK-ESS2-2Construct an argument supported by evidence for how plants and animals (including humans) can change their environment to meet their needs.1
Habitats;NDContent StandardsKindergartenK-ESS3-1Represent the relationship between the needs of different plants and animals (including humans) and the places they live using a model.1
Introduction to Weather;NDContent StandardsKindergartenK-ESS3-2Ask questions to obtain information about the purpose of weather forecasting to prepare for and respond to weather.1
Reducing Our Impact on Earth; Natural Resources;NDContent StandardsKindergartenK-ESS3-3Communicate solutions that will reduce the impact of humans on the land, water, air, and/or other living things in the local environment.1
What is Engineering?;NDContent StandardsKindergartenK-2-ET1-1Ask questions, make observations, and gather information to define a simple problem (a situation people want to change) that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.1
What is Engineering?;NDContent StandardsKindergartenK-2-ET1-2Develop a simple sketch, drawing, or physical model to illustrate how the shape of an object helps it function as needed to solve a given problem.1
What is Engineering?;NDContent StandardsKindergartenK-2-ET1-3Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.1
Introduction to Sound;NDContent StandardsFirst Grade1-PS4-1Plan and conduct investigations to provide evidence that sound can make materials vibrate and that vibrating materials can make sound.1
Introduction to Light;NDContent StandardsFirst Grade1-PS4-2Construct an evidence-based account, through observation, that objects can be seen only when illuminated.1
Introduction to Light;NDContent StandardsFirst Grade1-PS4-3Plan and conduct an investigation to determine the effect of placing objects made with different materials in the path of a beam of light.1
Communication Over Distances;NDContent StandardsFirst Grade1-PS4-4Design and build a device that uses light or sound to solve the problem of communicating over a distance.1
Parts of a Plant; External Animal Parts;NDContent StandardsFirst Grade1-LS1-1Construct an evidence-based argument with the use of a drawing or a model that illustrates how structures of plants or animals help them survive in their habitat.1
Animals Help Their Babies Survive;NDContent StandardsFirst Grade1-LS1-2Read texts and use media to determine patterns in behavior of parents and offspring that help offspring survive.1
Introduction to Traits;NDContent StandardsFirst Grade1-LS3-1Construct an evidence-based account, through observation, that young plants and animals are alike, but not exactly like, their parents.1
Patterns in the Sky;NDContent StandardsFirst Grade1-ESS1-1Describe patterns that can be predicted through observations of the sun, moon, and stars.1
Four Seasons and Day Length;NDContent StandardsFirst Grade1-ESS1-2Make observations at different times of the year to relate the amount of daylight to the time of year.1
What is Engineering?;NDContent StandardsFirst GradeK-2-ET1-1Ask questions, make observations, and gather information to define a simple problem (a situation people want to change) that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.1
What is Engineering?;NDContent StandardsFirst GradeK-2-ET1-2Develop a simple sketch, drawing, or physical model to illustrate how the shape of an object helps it function as needed to solve a given problem.1
What is Engineering?;NDContent StandardsFirst GradeK-2-ET1-3Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.1
Classification of Materials; Material Properties and Purposes; Solids, Liquids and Gases;NDContent StandardsSecond Grade2-PS1-1Plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties.1
Material Properties and Purposes;NDContent StandardsSecond Grade2-PS1-2Analyze data obtained from testing different materials to determine which materials have the properties that are best suited for an intended purpose.1
What is Engineering?;NDContent StandardsSecond Grade2-PS1-3Make observations to construct an evidence-based account of how an object made of a small set of pieces can be disassembled and made into a new object.1
Heating and Cooling;NDContent StandardsSecond Grade2-PS1-4Construct an argument with evidence that some changes caused by heating or cooling can be reversed and some cannot.1
Plant Growth Conditions;NDContent StandardsSecond Grade2-LS2-1Plan an investigation to determine if plants need sunlight and water to grow.1
Pollination and Seed Dispersal;NDContent StandardsSecond Grade2-LS2-2Develop a simple model that mimics the function of an animal in dispersing seeds or pollinating plants.1
Biodiversity of Life on Earth;NDContent StandardsSecond Grade2-LS4-1Make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats.1
Timescale of Earth's Events;NDContent StandardsSecond Grade2-ESS1-1Use information from several sources to provide evidence that Earth events can occur quickly or slowly.1
Changing the Shape of Land;NDContent StandardsSecond Grade2-ESS2-1Compare and contrast multiple solutions designed to slow or prevent wind or water from changing the shape of the land.1
Maps of Landforms;NDContent StandardsSecond Grade2-ESS2-2Develop a model to represent the shapes and kinds of land and bodies of water in an area.1
Oceans, Lakes and Rivers;NDContent StandardsSecond Grade2-ESS2-3Obtain information to identify where water is found on Earth and that it can be solid or liquid.1
What is Engineering?;NDContent StandardsSecond GradeK-2-ET1-1Ask questions, make observations, and gather information to define a simple problem (a situation people want to change) that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.1
What is Engineering?;NDContent StandardsSecond GradeK-2-ET1-2Develop a simple sketch, drawing, or physical model to illustrate how the shape of an object helps it function as needed to solve a given problem.1
What is Engineering?;NDContent StandardsSecond GradeK-2-ET1-3Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.1
Conservation of Matter;NDContent StandardsFifth Grade5-PS1-2Measure and graph metric quantities to provide evidence that regardless of the type of change that occurs when heating, cooling, or mixing substances, the total mass of matter is conserved.2
Adaptations and the Environment;NDContent StandardsThird Grade3-LS4-3Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.2
Animal Group Behavior;NDContent StandardsThird Grade3-LS2-1Construct an argument that some animals form groups that help members survive.2
Animal & Plant Life Cycles;NDContent StandardsThird Grade3-LS1-1Develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all experience birth, growth, reproduction, and death.2
Balanced & Unbalanced Forces;NDContent StandardsThird Grade3-PS2-1Plan and conduct an investigation to prove the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.2
Brain Processing of Senses;NDContent StandardsFourth Grade4-LS1-2Form an explanation to describe that animals receive different types of information through their senses, process the information in their brain, and respond to the information in different ways.2
Chemical vs. Physical Changes;NDContent StandardsFifth Grade5-PS1-4Conduct an investigation to determine whether the mixing of two or more substances results in new substances.2
Collisions;NDContent StandardsFourth Grade4-PS3-1Use evidence to construct an explanation relating the speed of an object to the energy of that object.2
Collisions;NDContent StandardsFourth Grade4-PS3-3Ask questions and predict outcomes about the changes in energy that occur when objects collide.2
Earth’s Orbit and Rotation;NDContent StandardsFifth Grade5-ESS1-2Construct a graph to reveal patterns of daily changes in length (metric) and direction of shadows, length of day and night, and the seasonal appearance of some stars in the night sky.2
Energy Transfer;NDContent StandardsFourth Grade4-PS3-2Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.2
Energy Transfer;NDContent StandardsFourth Grade4-PS3-4Using the engineering design process build a device that converts energy from one form to another.2
Extreme Weather Solutions;NDContent StandardsThird Grade3-ESS3-1Evaluate the feasibility of a design solution that reduces the impacts of a weather-related hazard.2
Extreme Weather Solutions;NDContent StandardsFourth Grade4-ESS3-2Generate and compare multiple solutions to reduce the impacts of natural Earth processes on humans.2
Food Webs;NDContent StandardsFifth Grade5-LS2-1Develop a model to describe the movement of matter among plants, animals, decomposers, and the environment.2
Fossils & Extinction; Earth's Landscapes;NDContent StandardsThird Grade3-LS4-1Analyze and interpret data from fossils to provide evidence of the organisms and the environments in which they lived long ago.2
Fossils & Extinction; Earth's Landscapes;NDContent StandardsFourth Grade4-ESS1-1Identify evidence from patterns in rock formations and fossils in rock layers to support an explanation for changes in a landscape over time.2
How Do We Use Food; Food Webs;NDContent StandardsFifth Grade5-PS3-1Use models to describe how energy from the sun is converted into food (used for body repair, growth, motion, and to maintain body warmth).2
How Do We Use Food; Food Webs;NDContent StandardsFifth Grade5-LS1-1Support an argument that plants get the materials they need for growth chiefly from air and water.2
Information Transfer;NDContent StandardsFourth Grade4-PS4-3Construct a code to convey information by researching past and present methods of transmitting information.2
Interactions of Earth’s Spheres;NDContent StandardsFifth Grade5-ESS2-1Develop a model using an example to describe ways the geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and/or atmosphere interact.2
Magnets & Static Electricty;NDContent StandardsThird Grade3-PS2-3Ask questions to determine cause and effect relationships of static electricity or magnetic interactions between two objects not in contact with each other.2
Magnets & Static Electricty;NDContent StandardsThird Grade3-PS2-4Define a simple design problem that can be solved by applying scientific ideas about magnets.2
Natural Disasters; Maps (K-2 Series)NDContent StandardsFourth Grade4-ESS2-2Analyze and interpret data from maps to describe patterns of Earth’s features.2
Particle Nature of Matter;NDContent StandardsFifth Grade5-PS1-1Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.2
Patterns of Motion & Friction;NDContent StandardsThird Grade3-PS2-2Make observations and metric measurements of an object's motion to prove that a pattern can be used to predict future motion.2
Properties of Matter; Conservation of Matter;NDContent StandardsFifth Grade5-PS1-3Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties.2
Renewable vs. Nonrenewable Resources;NDContent StandardsFourth Grade4-ESS3-1Obtain and combine information to describe that energy and fuels are derived from natural resources and their uses affect the environment.2
Structure of Living Things;NDContent StandardsFourth Grade4-LS1-1Construct an argument that plants, and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction.2
Sun and Other Stars;NDContent StandardsFifth Grade5-ESS1-1Support an argument that the apparent brightness of the sun and stars is due to their relative distances from the Earth.2
Variation of Traits;NDContent StandardsThird Grade3-LS3-1Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence that plants and animals have traits inherited from parents and that variation of these traits exists in a group of similar organisms.2
Variation of Traits;NDContent StandardsThird Grade3-LS3-2Use evidence to support the explanation that the environment can influence the expression of traits.2
Variation of Traits;NDContent StandardsThird Grade3-LS4-2Use evidence to construct an explanation for how the variations in characteristics among individuals of the same species may provide advantages in surviving, finding mates, and reproducing.2
Water Quality & Distribution;NDContent StandardsFifth Grade5-ESS2-2Describe and graph the amounts and percentages of water and fresh water in various reservoirs to provide evidence about the distribution of water on Earth.2
Water Quality & Distribution; Interactions of Earth’s Spheres;NDContent StandardsFifth Grade5-ESS3-1Obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the Earth’s resources and environment.2
Wave Properties;NDContent StandardsFourth Grade4-PS4-1Develop a model of waves to describe patterns in terms of amplitude and wavelength and that waves can cause objects to move.2
Weather vs. Climate;NDContent StandardsThird Grade3-ESS2-1Represent data in tables and graphical displays to describe and predict typical weather conditions expected during a particular season.2
Weather vs. Climate;NDContent StandardsThird Grade3-ESS2-2Obtain and combine information to describe climates in different regions of the world.2
Weathering & Erosion;NDContent StandardsFourth Grade4-ESS2-1Make observations and metric measurements to provide evidence of the effects of weathering and the rate of erosion by water, ice, wind, or vegetation.2
What is Engineering (K-2 Series);NDContent StandardsThird Grade3-ET1-1Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.2
What is Engineering (K-2 Series);NDContent StandardsThird Grade3-ET1-2Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.2
What is Engineering (K-2 Series);NDContent StandardsThird Grade3-ET1-3Plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved.2
What is Engineering (K-2 Series); What Is Science?NDContent StandardsFourth Grade4-ET1-1Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.2
What is Engineering (K-2 Series); What Is Science?NDContent StandardsFourth Grade4-ET1-2Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.2
What is Engineering (K-2 Series); What Is Science?NDContent StandardsFourth Grade4-ET1-3Plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved.2
What is Engineering (K-2 Series); What Is Science?NDContent StandardsFifth Grade5-ET1-1Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.2
What is Engineering (K-2 Series); What Is Science?NDContent StandardsFifth Grade5-ET1-2Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.2
What is Engineering (K-2 Series); What Is Science?NDContent StandardsFifth Grade5-ET1-3Plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved.2

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