S.6.LS: Life Sciences Content

(Framing Text): Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

S.6.LS.1: construct an explanation that predicts patterns of interactions among organisms across multiple ecosystems.

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
Food Chain
Forest Ecosystem
Pond Ecosystem
Prairie Ecosystem

S.6.LS.2: evaluate competing design solutions for maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem services.

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors

(Framing Text): Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems

S.6.LS.3: construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for the role of photosynthesis in the cycling of matter and flow of energy into and out of organisms.

Cell Energy Cycle
Food Chain
Photosynthesis Lab
Plants and Snails
Pond Ecosystem

S.6.LS.4: develop a model to describe how food is rearranged through chemical reactions forming new molecules that support growth and/or release energy as this matter moves through an organism.

Cell Energy Cycle
Dehydration Synthesis
Digestive System

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.6.LS.5: analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for the effects of resource availability on organisms and populations of organisms in an ecosystem.

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
Food Chain
Forest Ecosystem
Pond Ecosystem
Prairie Ecosystem
Rabbit Population by Season
Rainfall and Bird Beaks - Metric

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.6.LS.6: develop a model to describe the cycling of matter and flow of energy among living and nonliving parts of an ecosystem.

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
Food Chain
Forest Ecosystem
Pond Ecosystem
Prairie Ecosystem

S.6.LS.7: construct an argument supported by empirical evidence that changes to physical or biological components of an ecosystem affect populations.

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
Food Chain
Forest Ecosystem
Pond Ecosystem
Prairie Ecosystem
Rabbit Population by Season
Rainfall and Bird Beaks - Metric

S.6.PS: Physical Sciences Content

(Framing Text): Waves and Electromagnetic Radiation

S.6.PS.1: use mathematical representations to describe a simple model for waves that includes how the amplitude of a wave is related to the energy in a wave.

Waves

S.6.PS.2: develop and use a model to describe that waves are reflected, absorbed, or transmitted through various materials.

Basic Prism
Color Absorption
Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
Heat Absorption
Laser Reflection
Longitudinal Waves
Radiation
Refraction
Ripple Tank
Waves

S.6.ESS: Earth and Space Science Content

(Framing Text): Space Systems

S.6.ESS.1: develop and use a model of the Earth-sun-moon system to describe the cyclic patterns of lunar phases, eclipses of the sun and moon, and seasons.

2D Eclipse
3D Eclipse
Eclipse
Moonrise, Moonset, and Phases
Phases of the Moon
Seasons Around the World
Seasons in 3D
Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun
Seasons: Why do we have them?
Summer and Winter
Tides - Metric

S.6.ESS.2: develop and use a model to describe the role of gravity in the motions within galaxies and the solar system.

Comparing Earth and Venus
Gravity Pitch
Orbital Motion - Kepler's Laws
Solar System
Solar System Explorer

S.6.ESS.3: analyze and interpret data to determine scale properties of objects in the solar system.

Solar System
Solar System Explorer
Weight and Mass

(Framing Text): Weather and Climate

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.6.ESS.4: collect data to provide evidence for how the motions and complex interactions of air masses results in changes in weather conditions.

Coastal Winds and Clouds - Metric
Hurricane Motion - Metric
Relative Humidity
Weather Maps - Metric

S.6.ESS.5: develop and use a model to describe how unequal heating and rotation of the Earth cause patterns of atmospheric and oceanic circulation that determine regional climates.

Coastal Winds and Clouds - Metric
Hurricane Motion - Metric
Weather Maps - Metric

S.6.ESS.6: ask questions to clarify evidence of the factors that have caused the change in global temperatures over the past century.

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
Greenhouse Effect - Metric

(Framing Text): Human Impacts

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.6.ESS.7: analyze and interpret data on natural hazards to forecast future catastrophic events and inform the development of technologies to mitigate their effects.

Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
Earthquakes 2 - Determination of Epicenter
Hurricane Motion - Metric

Correlation last revised: 7/15/2019

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