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Stand Alone Task
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE), San Diego Unified School District Teachers
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NGSS
Science
Earth Science
2
Elementary (K-5)

In this assessment, students learn that a hurricane hit Atlantic City, New Jersey in 2012, destroying their boardwalk. Students use their understanding of hurricanes to help decide whether they should rebuild their boardwalk with different precautions or not rebuild before. After reading a text...

Salt Marshes

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Curriculum Embedded Task
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE), San Diego Unified School District Teachers
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NGSS
Science
9, 10, 11, 12

In this assessment, students learn about a 16-acre salt marsh on the coast of San Diego that is in high demand for both tourism and natural resources. In the assessment, students are asked to decide how they think this land should be used: should it be completely developed, protected, expanded,...

Natural Hazards

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Stand Alone Task
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
0
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NGSS
Science
6, 7, 8
Middle (6-8)

This Short Performance Assessment was designed to evaluate the following NGSS Performance Expectation (PE). 

MS-ESS3-2 Analyze and interpret data on natural hazards to forecast future catastrophic events and inform the development of technologies to mitigate their effects.

Stand Alone Task
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
0
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NGSS
Science
5
Elementary (K-5)

This Short Performance Assessment was designed to evaluate the following NGSS Performance Expectation (PE):

5-ESS3-1 Obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the earth's resources and environment.

Stand Alone Task
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
0
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NGSS
Science
5
Elementary (K-5)

This Short Performance Assessment was designed to evaluate the following NGSS Performance Expectation (PE):

5-LS2-1 Develop a model to describe the movement of matter among plants, animals, decomposers, and the environment.

Planning the Park

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Stand Alone Task
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
0
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NGSS
Science
3
Elementary (K-5)

This Short Performance Assessment was designed to evaluate the following NGSS Performance Expectation (PE):

3-LS4-4. Make a claim about the merit of a solution to a problem caused when the environment changes and the types of plants and animals that live there may change.*
3-5-ETS1-...