A variety of weather hazards result from natural process; humans cannot eliminate weather-related hazards but can reduce their impacts.
Earth and Space Science
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Students can use the full range of science and engineering practices to make sense of natural phenomena and solve problems that require understanding how and why Earth is constantly changing.
Make a claim about the merit of a design solution that reduces the impacts of a weather-related hazard.
A variety of hazards result from natural process; humans cannot eliminate natural hazards but can reduce their impacts’ effect.
Generate and compare multiple solutions to reduce the impacts of natural Earth processes on humans.
Ask questions to obtain information about the purpose of weather forecasting to prepare for, and respond to, severe weather.
Plants and animals meet their needs in their habitats and impact one another; people can prepare for severe weather.
ESS3:B Natural Hazards: Some kinds of severe weather are more likely than others in a given region. Weather scientists forecast severe weather so that the communities can prepare for and respond to these events.