Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS)
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This alignment guide shows how KnowAtom’s integrated model of science curriculum is designed for Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS)

Phenomena Based Lessons Aligned to Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS)

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Science Lesson State Standards State ID Grades Performance Expectation
Earth and Moon Patterns ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 1-ESS1-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Use observations of the sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted.

Sun Position and Shadow Patterns ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 1-ESS1-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Use observations of the sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted.

Seasonal Patterns ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 1-ESS1-2 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Make observations at different times of year to relate the amount of daylight to the time of year.

Seasonal Temperatures and Water Cycles ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 1-ESS1-2 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Make observations at different times of year to relate the amount of daylight to the time of year.

Living and Nonliving Things ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 1-LS1-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Engineering Litter Collectors ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 1-LS1-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Insect Anatomy - Structure and Function ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 1-LS1-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Ant Behavior and Food ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 1-LS1-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Bird Beak Structure and Function ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 1-LS1-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Plant Structures ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 1-LS1-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Engineering Dams ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 1-LS1-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Parent and Offspring Behaviors ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 1-LS1-2 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Read texts and use media to determine patterns in behavior of parents and offspring that help offspring survive.

Living and Nonliving Things ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 1-LS3-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Make observations to construct an evidence-based account that young plants and animals are like, but not exactly like, their parents.

Plant Structures ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 1-LS3-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Make observations to construct an evidence-based account that young plants and animals are like, but not exactly like, their parents.

Parent and Offspring Behaviors ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 1-LS3-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Make observations to construct an evidence-based account that young plants and animals are like, but not exactly like, their parents. *Students focus on animals in this unit.

Sounds and Senses ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 1-PS4-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1 Plan and conduct investigations to provide evidence that vibrating materials can make sound and that sound can make materials vibrate.
Engineering Communication Devices ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 1-PS4-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1 Use tools and materials to design and build a device that uses light or sound to solve the problem of communicating over a distance.
Making Sounds and Instruments ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 1-PS4-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Plan and conduct investigations to provide evidence that vibrating materials can make sound and that sound can make materials vibrate.

Light ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 1-PS4-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Make observations to construct an evidence-based account that objects in darkness can be seen only when illuminated.

Materials and Light ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 1-PS4-3 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Plan and conduct investigations to determine the effect of placing objects made with different materials in the path of a beam of light.

Earth Events ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-ESS1-1 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Use information from several sources to provide evidence that Earth events can occur quickly or slowly.

Controlling Erosion ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-ESS2-1 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Compare multiple solutions designed to slow or prevent wind or water from changing the shape of the land.

Mapping Land and Water ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-ESS2-2 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Develop a model to represent the shapes and kinds of land and bodies of water in an area.

Water Flow ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-ESS2-3 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Construct an argument with evidence that some changes caused by heating or cooling can be reversed and some cannot.

How Plants Grow ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-LS2-1 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Plan and conduct an investigation to determine if plants need sunlight and water to grow.

Butterfly Structure and Function ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-LS2-2 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Develop a simple model that mimics the function of an animal in dispersing seeds or pollinating plants.

Engineering Hand Pollinators ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-LS2-2 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Develop a simple model that mimics the function of an animal in dispersing seeds or pollinating plants.

Flowers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-LS2-2 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Develop a simple model that mimics the function of an animal in dispersing seeds or pollinating plants.

Butterfly Life Cycle ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-LS2-2 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Develop a simple model that mimics the function of an animal in dispersing seeds or pollinating plants.

Predator-Prey Relationships ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-LS4-1 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats.

Habitats ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-LS4-1 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats.

Engineering Owl Shelters ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-PS1-1 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties. 

Property of Materials ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-PS1-1 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties.

Matter and Properties ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-PS1-1 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties.

Engineering Owl Shelters ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-PS1-2 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Analyze data obtained from testing different materials to determine which materials have the properties that are best suited for an intended purpose.

Action-Reaction Forces ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-PS1-2 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Analyze data obtained from testing different materials to determine which materials have the properties that are best suited for an intended purpose.

Friction ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-PS1-2 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Analyze data obtained from testing different materials to determine which materials have the properties that are best suited for an intended purpose.

Floating and Sinking ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-PS1-2 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Analyze data obtained from testing different materials to determine which materials have the properties that are best suited for an intended purpose.

Engineering Boats ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-PS1-2 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Analyze data obtained from testing different materials to determine which materials have the properties that are best suited for an intended purpose.

Property of Materials ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-PS1-2 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Analyze data obtained from testing different materials to determine which materials have the properties that are best suited for an intended purpose.

Engineering Owl Shelters ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-PS1-3 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Make 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.

Matter and Properties ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-PS1-4 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Construct an argument with evidence that some changes caused by heating or cooling can be reversed and some cannot.

Water Flow ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 2-PS1-4 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Obtain information to identify where water is found on Earth and that it can be solid or liquid.

Engineering Roller Coasters ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.

Flood Control Engineering ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.

Engineering Electric Cars ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.

Engineering Information Transfer ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.

Engineering Sound Barriers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.

Engineering Permeable Concrete ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.

Engineering Filtration Devices ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.

Engineering Launchers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.

Engineering Hearing Toys ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

 Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.

Engineering Skyscrapers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.

Engineering Library Scopes ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.

Engineering Pick-and-Place Devices ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.

Engineering Water Prisms ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

 Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.

Engineering Roller Coasters ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

Flood Control Engineering ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem, based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

Engineering Electric Cars ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

Engineering Information Transfer ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

Engineering Sound Barriers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

Engineering Permeable Concrete ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

Engineering Library Scopes ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

Engineering Filtration Devices ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

Engineering Launchers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

Engineering Skyscrapers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

Engineering Hearing Toys ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

Engineering Water Prisms ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

 Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

Engineering Pick-and-Place Devices ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

Engineering Roller Coasters ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Plan 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.

Engineering Water Prisms ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Plan 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.

Engineering Permeable Concrete ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Plan 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.

Flood Control Engineering ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Plan 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.

Engineering Electric Cars ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Plan 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.

Engineering Information Transfer ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Plan 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.

Engineering Sound Barriers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Plan 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.

Engineering Filtration Devices ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Plan 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.

Engineering Launchers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Plan 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.

Engineering Skyscrapers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Plan 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. 

Engineering Library Scopes ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Plan 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.

Engineering Pick-and-Place Devices ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Plan 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.

Engineering Hearing Toys ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-5-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Plan 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.

Earth Materials and Water Flow ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-ESS2-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Represent data in tables and graphical displays to describe typical weather conditions expected during a particular season.

Weather and Climate ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-ESS2-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Represent data in tables and graphical displays to describe typical weather conditions expected during a particular season.

Earth's Interacting Systems ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-ESS2-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Represent data in tables and graphical displays to describe typical weather conditions expected during a particular season.

Weather and Climate ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-ESS2-2 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Obtain and combine information to describe climates in different regions of the world.

Energy from the Sun ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-ESS2-2 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Obtain and combine information to describe climates in different regions of the world. 

Heat and Evaporation ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-ESS2-2 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Obtain and combine information to describe climates in different regions of the world.

Earth's Interacting Systems ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-ESS2-2 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Obtain and combine information to describe climates in different regions of the world.

Flood Control Engineering ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-ESS3-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Make a claim about the merit of a design solution that reduces the impacts of a weather-related hazard.

Engineering Permeable Concrete ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-ESS3-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Make a claim about the merit of a design solution that reduces the impacts of a weather-related hazard.

Earth Materials and Water Flow ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-ESS3-3 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Obtain and combine information to describe climates in different regions of the world.

Life Cycles ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS1-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.

Plant Growth and Acid Rain ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS1-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.

Frog Life Cycle ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS1-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.

Environmental Change ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS2-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Construct an argument that some animals form groups that help members survive.

Life Cycles ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS2-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Construct an argument that some animals form groups that help members survive.

Selecting Traits ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS3-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Analyze 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.

Heredity and Traits ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS3-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

 Analyze 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.

Ecosystem Dynamics ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS3-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Analyze 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.

Ecosystem Dynamics ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS3-2 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Use evidence to support the explanation that traits can be influenced by the environment.

Selecting Traits ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS3-2 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Use evidence to support the explanation that traits can be influenced by the environment.

Heredity and Traits ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS3-2 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

 Use evidence to support the explanation that traits can be influenced by the environment.

Changing Earth's Surface ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS4-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Analyze and interpret data from fossils to provide evidence of the organisms and the environments in which they lived long ago.

Fossil Organisms and their Environment ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS4-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Analyze and interpret data from fossils to provide evidence of the organisms and the environments in which they lived long ago.

Ecosystem Dynamics ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS4-2 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Use 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.

Heredity and Traits ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS4-2 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Use 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.

Selecting Traits ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS4-2 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Use 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.

Fossil Organisms and their Environment ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS4-3 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.

Ecosystem Dynamics ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS4-3 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.

Energy from the Sun ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS4-3 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.

Environmental Change ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS4-3 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.

Selecting Traits ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS4-3 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.

Selecting Traits ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS4-4 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

 Make a claim about the merit of a solution to a problem caused when the environment changes and the type of plants and animals that live there may change.

Environmental Change ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-LS4-4 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Make a claim about the merit of a solution to a problem caused when the environment changes and the type of plants and animals that live there may change.

Energy Transfer and Levers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-PS2-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence of the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.

Forces and Levers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-PS2-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4 Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence of the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.
Comparing Forces ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-PS2-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence of the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.

Engineering Launchers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-PS2-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence of the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.

Balanced vs. Unbalanced Forces ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-PS2-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence of the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.

Windmill Forces ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-PS2-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence of the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.

Patterns in Motion ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-PS2-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Make observations and/or measurements of an object’s motion to provide evidence that a pattern can be used to predict future motion.

Forces and Materials ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-PS2-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

 Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence of the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.

Engineering Skyscrapers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-PS2-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence of the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.

Energy and Collisions ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-PS2-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence of the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.

Motion in the Solar System ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-PS2-2 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Make observations and/or measurements of an object’s motion to provide evidence that a pattern can be used to predict future motion.

Static Charge ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-PS2-3 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Ask questions to determine cause and effect relationships of electric or magnetic interactions between two objects not in contact with each other.

Current Electricity ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-PS2-3 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Ask questions to determine cause and effect relationships of electric or magnetic interactions between two objects not in contact with each other.

Magnets and Motors ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-PS2-3 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Ask questions to determine cause and effect relationships of electric or magnetic interactions between two objects not in contact with each other.

Magnets and Magnetic Fields ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-PS2-3 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Ask questions to determine cause and effect relationships of electric or magnetic interactions between two objects not in contact with each other.

Engineering Pick-and-Place Devices ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-PS2-3 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Ask questions to determine cause and effect relationships of electric or magnetic interactions between two objects not in contact with each other.

Engineering Pick-and-Place Devices ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 3-PS2-4 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Define a simple design problem that can be solved by applying scientific ideas about magnets.

Plate Tectonics and Landform Patterns ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-ESS1-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Identify evidence from patterns in rock formations and fossils in rock layers to support an explanation for changes in a landscape over time.

Water Erosion ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-ESS1-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Identify evidence from patterns in rock formations and fossils in rock layers to support an explanation for changes in a landscape over time.

Changing Earth's Surface ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-ESS1-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Identify evidence from patterns in rock formations and fossils in rock layers to support an explanation for changes in a landscape over time.

Weathering Rocks ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-ESS1-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Identify evidence from patterns in rock formations and fossils in rock layers to support an explanation for changes in a landscape over time. *In this unit, students focus on the role of weathering in erosion, deposition, and Earth’s changing landscape.

Flood Control Engineering ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-ESS2-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Make observations and/or measurements to provide evidence of the effects of weathering or the rate of erosion by water, ice, wind, or vegetation.

Water Erosion ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-ESS2-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Make observations and/or measurements to provide evidence of the effects of weathering or the rate of erosion by water, ice, wind, or vegetation.

Weathering Rocks ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-ESS2-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Make observations and/or measurements to provide evidence of the effects of weathering or the rate of erosion by water, ice, wind, or vegetation.

Plate Tectonics and Landform Patterns ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-ESS2-2 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Analyze and interpret data from maps to describe patterns of Earth’s features.

Earth's Surface Features ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-ESS2-2 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Analyze and interpret data from maps to describe patterns of Earth’s features.  how different kinds of rock are mechanically weathered, analyzing how the sediment caused by the weathering can then be eroded. *In this unit, students focus on patterns in the locations of volcanoes and earthquakes.

Hydroelectric Dams and the Environment ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-ESS3-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Obtain and combine information to describe that energy and fuels are derived from natural resources and their uses affect the environment.

Water Erosion ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-ESS3-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Obtain and combine information to describe that energy and fuels are derived from natural resources and their uses affect the environment.

Changing Earth's Surface ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-ESS3-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Obtain and combine information to describe that energy and fuels are derived from natural resources and their uses affect the environment.

Flood Control Engineering ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-ESS3-2 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Generate and compare multiple solutions to reduce the impacts of natural Earth processes on humans.

Engineering Permeable Concrete ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-ESS3-2 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Generate and compare multiple solutions to reduce the impacts of natural Earth processes on humans.

Plant Structures ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-LS1-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, and reproduction.

Heredity and Traits ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-LS1-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, and reproduction.

Plant Growth and Acid Rain ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-LS1-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

 Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, and reproduction.

Plant and Animal Cells ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-LS1-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, and reproduction.

Plant Growth ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-LS1-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, and reproduction.

Selecting Traits ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-LS1-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, and reproduction.

Energy from the Sun ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-LS1-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, and reproduction.

Frog Life Cycle ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-LS1-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, and reproduction.

Mealworm Senses ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-LS1-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, and reproduction.

Mealworm Senses ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-LS1-2 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Use a model 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.

Patterns in Motion ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Use evidence to construct an explanation relating the speed of an object to the energy of that object. *Students are introduced to the relationship between energy and speed in this unit.

Energy and Collisions ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in length and direction of shadows, day and night, and the seasonal appearance of some stars in the night sky. *In this unit, students are introduced to the concept of patterns caused by the relative motions of the sun, moon, and Earth.

Engineering Launchers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-2 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Current Electricity ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-2 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Engineering Electric Cars ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-2 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Energy Transfer and Levers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-2 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Friction and Motion ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-2 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Engineering Roller Coasters ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-2 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Electrical Currents and Circuits ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-2 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Waves and Energy ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-2 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Pitch and Volume ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-2 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Engineering Information Transfer ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-2 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Engineering Sound Barriers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-2 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Engineering Library Scopes ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-2 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Engineering Water Prisms ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-2 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Windmill Forces ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-2 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.*Students are introduced to energy transfer in this unit by focusing on moving substances. They will explore other forms of energy transfer in later units. 

Forces and Levers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-2 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Magnets and Motors ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-2 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Sound Energy ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-2 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Sound Energy and Materials ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-2 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Sound Energy and Mediums ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-2 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Engineering Hearing Toys ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-2 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Energy and Collisions ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-3 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Ask questions and predict outcomes about the changes in energy that occur when objects collide.

Engineering Roller Coasters ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-4 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Apply scientific ideas to design, test, and refine a device that converts energy from one form to another. 

Electrical Currents and Circuits ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-4 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Apply scientific ideas to design, test, and refine a device that converts energy from one form to another.

Engineering Electric Cars ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-4 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Apply scientific ideas to design, test, and refine a device that converts energy from one form to another.

Engineering Information Transfer ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-4 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Apply scientific ideas to design, test, and refine a device that converts energy from one form to another.

Engineering Launchers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-4 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Apply scientific ideas to design, test, and refine a device that converts energy from one form to another.

Magnets and Motors ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS3-4 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Apply scientific ideas to design, test, and refine a device that converts energy from one form to another.

Waves and Energy ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS4-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Develop a model of waves to describe patterns in terms of amplitude and wavelength and that waves can cause objects to move.

Sound Energy ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS4-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Develop a model of waves to describe patterns in terms of amplitude and wavelength and that waves can cause objects to move.

Engineering Water Prisms ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS4-2 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Develop a model to describe that light reflecting from objects and entering the eye allows objects to be seen.

Engineering Information Transfer ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS4-2 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Develop a model to describe that light reflecting from objects and entering the eye allows objects to be seen.

Engineering Library Scopes ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS4-2 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Develop a model to describe that light reflecting from objects and entering the eye allows objects to be seen.

Engineering Information Transfer ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 4-PS4-3 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Generate and compare multiple solutions that use patterns to transfer information.

Motion in the Solar System ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-ESS1-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Support an argument that the apparent brightness of the sun and stars is due to their relative distances from Earth. 

Scaling the Sun Earth Moon System ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-ESS1-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Support an argument that the apparent brightness of the sun and stars is due to their relative distances from Earth.

Balanced vs. Unbalanced Forces ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-ESS1-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Support an argument that the apparent brightness of the sun and stars is due to their relative distances from Earth.

Patterns ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-ESS1-2 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in length and direction of shadows, day and night, and the seasonal appearance of some stars in the night sky.

Balanced vs. Unbalanced Forces ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-ESS1-2 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in length and direction of shadows, day and night, and the seasonal appearance of some stars in the night sky. *In this unit, students are introduced to the concept of patterns caused by the relative motions of the sun, moon, and Earth.

Fossil Organisms and their Environment ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-ESS2-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

 Develop a model using an example to describe ways the geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and/or atmosphere interact.

Heat and Evaporation ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-ESS2-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Develop a model using an example to describe ways the geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and/or atmosphere interact.

Earth Materials and Water Flow ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-ESS2-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Develop a model using an example to describe ways the geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and/or atmosphere interact.

Weathering Rocks ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-ESS2-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Develop a model using an example to describe ways the geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and/or atmosphere interact.

Earth's Water ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-ESS2-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Develop a model using an example to describe ways the geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and/or atmosphere interact.

Earth's Interacting Systems ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-ESS2-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Develop a model using an example to describe ways the geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and/or atmosphere interact.

Energy from the Sun ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-ESS2-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Develop a model using an example to describe ways the geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and/or atmosphere interact.

Environmental Change ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-ESS2-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Develop a model using an example to describe ways the geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and/or atmosphere interact.

Heat and Evaporation ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-ESS2-2 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Describe and graph the amounts and percentages of water and fresh water in various reservoirs to provide evidence about the distribution of water on Earth.

Earth Materials and Water Flow ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-ESS2-2 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Describe and graph the amounts and percentages of water and fresh water in various reservoirs to provide evidence about the distribution of water on Earth.

Earth's Water ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-ESS2-2 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Describe and graph the amounts and percentages of water and fresh water in various reservoirs to provide evidence about the distribution of water on Earth.

Hydroelectric Dams and the Environment ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-ESS3-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the Earth’s resources and environment.

Engineering Library Scopes ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-ESS3-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the Earth’s resources and environment.

Engineering Filtration Devices ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-ESS3-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the Earth’s resources and environment.

Food Webs ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-LS1-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Support an argument that plants get the materials they need for growth chiefly from air and water.

Plant Structures ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-LS1-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Support an argument that plants get the materials they need for growth chiefly from air and water.

Plant Growth and Acid Rain ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-LS1-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Support an argument that plants get the materials they need for growth chiefly from air and water.

Plant Growth ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-LS1-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Support an argument that plants get the materials they need for growth chiefly from air and water.

Energy from the Sun ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-LS1-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Support an argument that plants get the materials they need for growth chiefly from air and water.

Decomposition ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-LS2-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

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

Energy and Matter in Food Webs ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-LS2-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

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

Ecosystem Dynamics ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-LS2-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

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

Energy from the Sun ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-LS2-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

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

Fossil Organisms and their Environment ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-LS2-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

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

Electrical Currents and Circuits ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.

Engineering Sound Barriers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

 Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.

Heat and Matter ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.

Sound Energy and Materials ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.

Waves and Energy ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.

Pitch and Volume ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.

Conservation of Matter ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.

Structure of Matter ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.

Properties of Matter ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.

Current Electricity ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.

Sound Energy ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.

Static Charge ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.

Sound Energy and Mediums ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen. 

Conservation of Matter ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-2 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Measure and graph quantities to provide evidence that regardless of the type of change that occurs when heating, cooling, or mixing substances, the total weight of matter is conserved.

Engineering Electric Cars ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-3 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties.

Engineering Sound Barriers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-3 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties.

Engineering Library Scopes ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-3 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties.

Magnets and Magnetic Fields ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-3 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties. 

Properties of Minerals ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-3 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties.

Electrical Currents and Circuits ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-3 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties.

Pitch and Volume ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-3 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties.

Engineering Information Transfer ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-3 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties.

Plate Tectonics and Landform Patterns ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-3 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties.

Engineering Water Prisms ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-3 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties.

Current Electricity ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-3 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

 Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties.

Magnets and Motors ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-3 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties.

Sound Energy and Materials ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-3 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties.

Static Charge ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-3 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties. 

Engineering Pick-and-Place Devices ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-3 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties. 

Engineering Hearing Toys ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-3 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties.

Conservation of Matter ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-4 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Conduct an investigation to determine whether the mixing of two or more substances results in new substances.

Water Erosion ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-4 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Conduct an investigation to determine whether the mixing of two or more substances results in new substances.

Weathering Rocks ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS1-4 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Conduct an investigation to determine whether the mixing of two or more substances results in new substances.

Engineering Roller Coasters ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS2-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down.

Energy Transfer and Levers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS2-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down.

Balanced vs. Unbalanced Forces ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS2-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down.

Motion in the Solar System ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS2-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down.

Engineering Launchers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS2-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down.

Engineering Skyscrapers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS2-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down.

Scaling the Sun Earth Moon System ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS2-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down.

Forces and Materials ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS2-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

 Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down.

Forces and Levers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS2-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4 Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down.
Food Webs ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS3-1 [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Use models to describe that energy in animals’ food (used for body repair, growth, motion, and to maintain body warmth) was once energy from the sun.

Energy from the Sun ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS3-1 [{id=111674358582, createdAt=1681899821720, updatedAt=1681899824999, 1='{type=string, value=3}'}] 3

Use models to describe that energy in animals’ food (used for body repair, growth, motion, and to maintain body warmth) was once energy from the sun.

Energy and Matter in Food Webs ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) 5-PS3-1 [{id=111674358585, createdAt=1681899838675, updatedAt=1681899841076, 1='{type=string, value=5}'}] 5

Use models to describe that energy in animals’ food (used for body repair, growth, motion, and to maintain body warmth) was once energy from the sun.

Engineering Hand Pollinators ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.

Engineering Owl Shelters ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.

Engineering Boats ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.

Engineering Marble Movers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.

Who Scientists Are ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.

Engineering Litter Collectors ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.

Engineering Dams ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.

Windy Weather ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool

Controlling Erosion ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.

Engineering Communication Devices ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1 Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.
Sunlight and Engineering ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-1 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.

Engineering Hand Pollinators ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Develop 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.

Engineering Marble Movers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Develop 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.

Engineering Owl Shelters ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Develop 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.

Engineering Boats ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Develop 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.

Engineering Dams ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Develop 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.

Who Scientists Are ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Develop 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.

Engineering Litter Collectors ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Develop 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.

Windy Weather ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

 Develop 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

Controlling Erosion ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Develop 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.

Engineering Communication Devices ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Develop 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.

Sunlight and Engineering ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Develop 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.

Engineering Hand Pollinators ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each perform.

Engineering Marble Movers ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.

Engineering Owl Shelters ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each perform.

Engineering Boats ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each perform.

Controlling Erosion ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358581, createdAt=1681899819948, updatedAt=1681899821915, 1='{type=string, value=2}'}] 2

Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.

Engineering Litter Collectors ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each perform.

Who Scientists Are ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.

Engineering Dams ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each perform.

Engineering Communication Devices ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1 Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each perform.
Sunlight and Engineering ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-2-ETS1-3 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.

Weather Patterns ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-ESS2-1 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Use and share observations of local weather conditions to describe patterns over time.

Who Scientists Are ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-ESS2-1 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Use and share observations of local weather conditions to describe patterns over time.

Windy Weather ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-ESS2-1 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Use and share observations of local weather conditions to describe patterns over time

Heat and Water ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-ESS2-1 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Use and share observations of local weather conditions to describe patterns over time.

The Water Cycle ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-ESS2-1 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Use and share observations of local weather conditions to describe patterns over time.

Weather and Seasons ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-ESS2-1 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Use and share observations of local weather conditions to describe patterns over time.

Growing Plants ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-ESS2-2 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Construct an argument supported by evidence for how plants and animals (including humans) can change the environment to meet their needs.

Animal Habitats ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-ESS3-1 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Use a model to represent the relationship between the needs of different plants and animals (including humans) and the places they live

Living Things in Their Habitat ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-ESS3-1 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Use a model to represent the relationship between the needs of different plants and animals (including humans) and the places they live

Extreme Weather ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-ESS3-2 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Ask questions to obtain information about the purpose of weather forecasting to prepare for, and respond to, severe weather.

Windy Weather ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-ESS3-2 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Ask questions to obtain information about the purpose of weather forecasting to prepare for, and respond to, severe weather.

Who Scientists Are ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-ESS3-2 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Ask questions to obtain information about the purpose of weather forecasting to prepare for, and respond to, severe weather.

Earth and Human Activity ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-ESS3-3 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Communicate solutions that will reduce the impact of humans on the land, water, air, and/or other living things in the local environment.

Human Shelter ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-ESS3-3 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Communicate solutions that will reduce the impact of humans on the land, water, air, and/or other living things in the local environment.

Living, Nonliving, and Once-Living ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-LS1-1 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive.

Growing Plants ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-LS1-1 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive.

Animal Habitats ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-LS1-1 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K

Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive.

Parts of Plants ME Maine Science and Engineering Standards (NGSS) K-LS1-1 [{id=111674358579, createdAt=1681899815574, updatedAt=1681899818274, 1='{type=string, value=K}'}] K