Synthetic Materials

Next Generation Standards

MS-PS1-3 - Gather and make sense of information to describe that synthetic materials come from natural resources and impact society.

Clarification Statement - Emphasis is on natural resources that undergo a chemical process to form the synthetic material. Examples of new materials could include new medicine, foods, and alternative fuels.

Assessment Boundary - Assessment is limited to qualitative information.

Massachusetts Standards

MS-PS1-3 is not included in the Massachusetts State Standards.

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