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[ESS2] Earth's Systems

SCI-02.ESS2.01 Compare and contrast multiple solutions designed to slow or prevent wind or water from changing the shape of the land.

Clarification Statement: Examples of solutions could include different designs of dikes and windbreaks to hold back wind and water, and different designs for using shrubs, grass, and trees to hold back the land.
Disciplinary Core Ideas
ESS2.A: Earth Materials and Systems -Wind and water can change the shape of the land.
ETS1.C: Optimizing the Design Solution -Because there is always more than one possible solution to a problem, it is useful to compare and test designs.

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