Using Mathematics and Computational Thinking

Use a computer simulation to model the impact of proposed solutions to a complex real-world problem with numerous criteria and constraints on interactions within and between systems relevant to the problem.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
High School (9-12)
Use a computational representation to illustrate the relationships among Earth systems and how those relationships are being modified due to human activity.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
High School (9-12)
Create a computational simulation to illustrate the relationships among management of natural resources, the sustainability of human populations, and biodiversity.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
High School (9-12)
Use mathematical or computational representations to predict the motion of orbiting objects in the solar system.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
High School (9-12)
Create or revise a simulation to test a solution to mitigate adverse impacts of human activity on biodiversity.*

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
High School (9-12)
Use mathematical representations to support claims for the cycling of matter and flow of energy among organisms in an ecosystem.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
High School (9-12)
Use mathematical representations to support and revise explanations based on evidence about factors affecting biodiversity and populations in ecosystems of different scales.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
High School (9-12)
Use mathematical and/or computational representations to support explanations of factors that affect carrying capacity of ecosystems at different scales.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
High School (9-12)
Use mathematical representations to support a claim regarding relationships among the frequency, wavelength, and speed of waves traveling in various media.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
High School (9-12)
Create a computational model to calculate the change in the energy of one component in a system when the change in energy of the other component(s) and energy flows in and out of the system are known.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
High School (9-12)