The NGSS in Massachusetts

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Skills available for Massachusetts fifth-grade science standards

Standards are in black and IXL science skills are in dark green. Hold your mouse over the name of a skill to view a sample question. Click on the name of a skill to practice that skill.

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5-ESS Earth and Space Sciences

5-LS Life Science

5-PS Physical Science

5-ETS Technology/Engineering

  • 5-ETS3 Technological Systems

    • 5.3-5-ETS3-1(MA) Use informational text to provide examples of improvements to existing technologies (innovations) and the development of new technologies (inventions). Recognize that technology is any modification of the natural or designed world done to fulfill human needs or wants.

    • 5.3-5-ETS3-2(MA) Use sketches or drawings to show how each part of a product or device relates to other parts in the product or device.