Arkansas - Science: 6th Grade

  • Curriculum Framework     Adopted: 2005

This correlation lists the recommended Gizmos for this state's curriculum standards. Click any Gizmo title below to go to the Gizmo Details page.

LS: Life Science

LS.2: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of living systems using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology

LS.2.6.4: Model and explain the functions of animal organs:

LS.2.6.4.a: heart

Circulatory System

LS.2.6.5: Model and explain the function of plant organs:

LS.2.6.5.d: flowers

Flower Pollination

LS.3: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of life cycles, reproduction, and heredity using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology

LS.3.6.6: Differentiate between innate behaviors:

LS.3.6.6.f: speaking a language

Reverse the Field

LS.3.6.6.g: using tools

Reverse the Field

LS.3.6.6.h: hunting skills

Reverse the Field

LS.3.6.7: Describe the following structural adaptations for survival in the environment:

LS.3.6.7.a: coloration

Natural Selection

LS.3.6.8: Investigate careers, scientists, and historical breakthroughs related to learned and innate behaviors

Reverse the Field

LS.4: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of populations and ecosystems using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology.

LS.4.6.1: Identify environmental conditions that can affect the survival of individual organisms and entire species

Natural Selection
Rabbit Population by Season
Rainfall and Bird Beaks

LS.4.6.3: Conduct simulations demonstrating natural selection

Natural Selection
Rainfall and Bird Beaks

LS.4.6.4: Analyze natural selection

Natural Selection
Rainfall and Bird Beaks

PS: Physical Science

PS.5: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of matter, including properties and changes, using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology

PS.5.6.1: Identify common examples of chemical properties:

PS.5.6.1.c: ability to react with other substances

Mineral Identification

PS.5.6.2: Compare and contrast characteristics of physical and chemical properties

Mineral Identification

PS.5.6.3: Conduct investigations using acid/base indicators

Mystery Powder Analysis
pH Analysis
pH Analysis: Quad Color Indicator

PS.5.6.4: Apply skills of scientific investigation to determine density using SI units

Density Laboratory

PS.5.6.5: Construct a density column using a minimum of four different liquids (e.g., alcohol, colored water, syrup, oil)

Density Laboratory
Effect of Environment on New Life Form
Hearing: Frequency and Volume
Pendulum Clock

PS.5.6.6: Use a density column to test the density of various solid objects (e.g., piece of candy, cork, candle, paper clip, egg)

Density Laboratory

PS.5.6.7: Identify characteristics of chemical changes:

PS.5.6.7.a: burning

Chemical Equations

PS.5.6.9: Demonstrate the law of the conservation of matter

Chemical Equations

PS.6: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of motion and forces using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology

PS.6.6.4: Recognize and give examples of different types of forces:

PS.6.6.4.c: friction

Force and Fan Carts

PS.6.6.5: Understand why objects have weight

Beam to Moon (Ratios and Proportions)
Weight and Mass

PS.6.6.6: Compare and contrast weight and mass

Beam to Moon (Ratios and Proportions)
Weight and Mass

PS.6.6.7: Describe the effects of force:

PS.6.6.7.a: move a stationary object

Force and Fan Carts

PS.6.6.7.b: speed up, slow down or change the direction of motion

Force and Fan Carts

PS.6.6.8: Conduct investigations to demonstrate change in direction caused by force

Force and Fan Carts

PS.6.6.9: Conduct investigations to calculate the change in speed caused by applying forces to an object

Force and Fan Carts

PS.7: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of energy and transfer of energy using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology

PS.7.6.1: Classify examples of energy forms:

PS.7.6.1.a: chemical

Energy Conversions

PS.7.6.1.b: electromagnetic

Energy Conversions

PS.7.6.1.c: mechanical

Energy Conversions
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

PS.7.6.1.d: thermal

Energy Conversion in a System
Energy Conversions

PS.7.6.1.e: nuclear

Energy Conversions

PS.7.6.2: Summarize the application of the law of conservation of energy in real world situations:

PS.7.6.2.a: electrical energy into mechanical energy

Energy Conversions

PS.7.6.2.b: electrical energy into heat

Energy Conversions

PS.7.6.2.c: chemical energy into mechanical energy

Energy Conversions

PS.7.6.2.d: chemical energy into light

Energy Conversions

PS.7.6.3: Conduct investigations demonstrating how energy can be converted from one form to another

Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

PS.7.6.4: Investigate the transfer of energy in real world situations:

PS.7.6.4.a: conduction

Conduction and Convection
Heat Transfer by Conduction

PS.7.6.4.b: convection

Conduction and Convection

PS.7.6.4.c: radiation

Heat Absorption
Herschel Experiment
Radiation

ESS: Earth and Space Science

ESS.8: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of Earth's structure and properties using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology

ESS.8.6.5: Diagram and explain how volcanoes work

Plate Tectonics

ESS.8.6.8: Compare and contrast the different land forms caused by Earth's internal forces:

ESS.8.6.8.a: mountains

Plate Tectonics

ESS.8.6.8.c: trenches

Plate Tectonics

ESS.8.6.10: Identify the effects of earthquakes on Earth's surface:

ESS.8.6.10.c: changes in natural and man-made structures

Plate Tectonics

ESS.8.6.11: Investigate and map patterns of earthquake and volcanic activity

Plate Tectonics

ESS.8.6.12: Locate earthquake belts on Earth:

ESS.8.6.12.a: Mediterranean-Trans-Asiatic

Plate Tectonics

ESS.8.6.12.b: Circum-Pacific (Ring of Fire)

Plate Tectonics

ESS.8.6.14: Model the effect of major geological events on land and ocean features:

ESS.8.6.14.a: mountain building

Plate Tectonics

ESS.8.6.14.b: ocean trenches

Plate Tectonics

ESS.8.6.14.d: mid-ocean ridges

Plate Tectonics

ESS.9: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of Earth's history using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology

ESS.9.6.1: Research methods of determining geologic time:

ESS.9.6.1.b: mountain building

Plate Tectonics

ESS.10: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of objects in the universe using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology

ESS.10.6.7: Model moon phases demonstrating the position of Earth, moon, and sun

Phases of the Moon

ESS.10.6.8: Compare and contrast solar eclipse and lunar eclipse

2D Eclipse

Content correlation last revised: 5/22/2007