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HS-ESS1-3 Evidence Statement

Earth and Space Science: Earth's Place in the Universe - Evidence Statement 3

HS-ESS1-3: Communicate scientific ideas about the way stars, over their life cycle, produce elements.

[Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on the way nucleosynthesis, and therefore the different elements created, varies as a function of the mass of a star and the stage of its lifetime.] [Assessment Boundary: Details of the many different nucleosynthesis pathways for stars of differing masses are not assessed.]

Source: http://www.nextgenscience.org/

For more specific information, including ways this performance expectation can achieve three-dimensional learning, please see this NGSS Evidence Statement.

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