The NGSS in Massachusetts

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Skills available for Massachusetts sixth-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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6.MS-ESS Earth and Space Sciences

  • 6.MS-ESS1 Earth's Place in the Universe

  • 6.MS-ESS2 Earth's Systems

    • 6.MS-ESS2-3 Analyze and interpret maps showing the distribution of fossils and rocks, continental shapes, and seafloor structures to provide evidence that Earth's plates have moved great distances, collided, and spread apart.

6.MS-LS Life Science

6.MS-PS Physical Science

6.MS.ETS Technology/Engineering