High School (SCI) Earth Space Science Standards
[ESS3] Earth and Human Activity
SCI-HS.ESS3.03 Analyze the relationships among management of natural resources, the sustainability of human populations, and biodiversity through the use of a computational simulation.
Clarification Statement:Earth Science/Environmental Science: Examples of factors that affect the management of
natural resources include costs of resource extraction, processing, and waste management,
per-capita consumption, and the development of new technologies. Examples of factors
that affect human sustainability include agricultural efficiency, levels of conservation, and
urban planning. Disciplinary Core Ideas ESS3.A: Natural Resources
-All forms of energy production and other resource extraction
have associated economic, social, environmental, and
geopolitical costs and risks as well as benefits. New
technologies and social regulations can change the balance of
Student Learning Targets:
Skills (Performance) Targets
The Student can ...
... with help, demonstrate a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
... demonstrate no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
“The Standard.” ... demonstrate no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
... demonstrate in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
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