Massachusetts Science, Technology, and Engineering Frameworks (aka "MA STE Frameworks" or "MA STE Standards")
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This guide shows how KnowAtom’s integrated model of K-8 hands-on science curriculum is designed for Massachusetts Science, Technology, and Engineering Frameworks (aka "MA STE Frameworks" or "MA STE Standards")

Phenomena Based Lessons Aligned to Massachusetts Science, Technology, and Engineering Frameworks (aka "MA STE Frameworks" or "MA STE Standards")

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Science Lesson State Standards State ID Grades Performance Expectation
Engineering Launchers MA MA STE Frameworks 3.3-5-ETS1-4 (MA) [{id=111674358584, createdAt=1681899835616, updatedAt=1681899838563, 1='{type=string, value=4}'}] 4

Gather information using various informational resources on possible solutions to a design problem. Present different representations of a design solution.

Earth and Moon Patterns MA MA STE Frameworks 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 that each appears to rise in one part of the sky, appears to move across the sky, and appears to set.

Sun Position and Shadow Patterns MA MA STE Frameworks 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 that each appears to rise in one part of the sky, appears to move across the sky, and appears to set.

Seasonal Temperatures and Water Cycles MA MA STE Frameworks 1-ESS1-2 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Analyze provided data to identify relationships among seasonal patterns of change, including relative sunrise and sunset time changes, seasonal temperature and rainfall or snowfall patterns, and seasonal changes to the environment.

Seasonal Patterns MA MA STE Frameworks 1-ESS1-2 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Analyze provided data to identify relationships among seasonal patterns of change, including relative sunrise and sunset time changes, seasonal temperature and rainfall or snowfall patterns, and seasonal changes to the environment.

Engineering Litter Collectors MA MA STE Frameworks 1-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 that can be solved b developing or improving an object or tool.

Engineering Dams MA MA STE Frameworks 1-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 that can be solved b developing or improving an object or tool.

Engineering Communication Devices MA MA STE Frameworks 1-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 that can be solved b developing or improving an object or tool.

Engineering Litter Collectors MA MA STE Frameworks 1-K-2-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Generate multiple solutions to a design problem and make a drawing (plan) to represent one or more of the solutions.

Engineering Dams MA MA STE Frameworks 1-K-2-ETS1-2 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Generate multiple solutions to a design problem and make a drawing (plan) to represent one or more of the solutions.

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Phenomena Based Lessons Aligned to Massachusetts Science, Technology, and Engineering Frameworks (aka "MA STE Frameworks" or "MA STE Standards").

Science Lesson : Engineering Launchers
State: MA
Standards: MA STE Frameworks
Performance Expectation:

Gather information using various informational resources on possible solutions to a design problem. Present different representations of a design solution.

Science Lesson : Earth and Moon Patterns
State: MA
Standards: MA STE Frameworks
Performance Expectation:

Use observations of the Sun, Moon, and stars to describe that each appears to rise in one part of the sky, appears to move across the sky, and appears to set.

State: MA
Standards: MA STE Frameworks
Performance Expectation:

Use observations of the Sun, Moon, and stars to describe that each appears to rise in one part of the sky, appears to move across the sky, and appears to set.

State: MA
Standards: MA STE Frameworks
Performance Expectation:

Analyze provided data to identify relationships among seasonal patterns of change, including relative sunrise and sunset time changes, seasonal temperature and rainfall or snowfall patterns, and seasonal changes to the environment.

Science Lesson : Seasonal Patterns
State: MA
Standards: MA STE Frameworks
Performance Expectation:

Analyze provided data to identify relationships among seasonal patterns of change, including relative sunrise and sunset time changes, seasonal temperature and rainfall or snowfall patterns, and seasonal changes to the environment.

State: MA
Standards: MA STE Frameworks
Performance Expectation:

Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change that can be solved b developing or improving an object or tool.

Science Lesson : Engineering Dams
State: MA
Standards: MA STE Frameworks
Performance Expectation:

Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change that can be solved b developing or improving an object or tool.

State: MA
Standards: MA STE Frameworks
Performance Expectation:

Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change that can be solved b developing or improving an object or tool.

State: MA
Standards: MA STE Frameworks
Performance Expectation:

Generate multiple solutions to a design problem and make a drawing (plan) to represent one or more of the solutions.

Science Lesson : Engineering Dams
State: MA
Standards: MA STE Frameworks
Performance Expectation:

Generate multiple solutions to a design problem and make a drawing (plan) to represent one or more of the solutions.

This guide shows how KnowAtom’s integrated model of K-8 hands-on science curriculum is designed for Massachusetts Science, Technology, and Engineering Frameworks (aka "MA STE Frameworks" or "MA STE Standards")
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Standards citation: NGSS Lead States. 2013. Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. Neither WestEd nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of this product, and do not endorse it.