This task asks students to help city leaders develop an emergency plan for natural hazards by showing them how data can be used to inform such a plan. Throughout the task, students are asked to analyze and interpret different sets of data, drawing on multiple sets of data to make claims. This task is intended to be used as a classroom-based performance assessment that can monitor progress toward MS-ESS3-2, and is independent of any specific curriculum or instructional materials. The publicly available task was developed as part of the Stanford NGSS Assessment Project (SNAP) and can be found here.
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