2: Students, through the inquiry process, demonstrate knowledge of properties, forms, changes and interactions of physical and chemical systems.

2.2: Examine, describe, compare and classify objects and substances based on common physical properties and simple chemical properties

2.2.A: Define physical properties as properties that do not change the chemical nature of matter (i.e., color, smell, freezing point, boiling point, melting point, magnetism)

 Density Experiment: Slice and Dice
 Mineral Identification

2.2.C: Identify examples of chemical change (generating a gas, color change, rust)

 Chemical Changes

2.3: Describe energy and compare and contrast the energy transformations and the characteristics of light, heat, motion, magnetism, electricity, sound and mechanical waves

2.3.F: Define electricity as the flow of energy

 Energy Conversions

2.3.G: Distinguish the differences between simple, series, and parallel circuits

 Circuit Builder

2.3.H: Model series and parallel circuits

 Circuit Builder

2.3.I: Explain the flow of energy in a circuit.

 Circuit Builder

2.3.J: Explain the three types of heat transfer

 Conduction and Convection
 Heat Absorption
 Heat Transfer by Conduction

2.5: Describe and explain the motion of an object in terms of its position, direction, & speed as well as the forces acting upon it

2.5.C: Recognize that work is movement following application of a force.

 Ants on a Slant (Inclined Plane)

2.5.D: Demonstrate an example of work.

 Ants on a Slant (Inclined Plane)

3: Students, through the inquiry process, demonstrate knowledge of characteristics, structures and function of living things, the process and diversity of life, and how living organisms interact with each other and their environment.

3.2: Explain how organisms and systems of organisms obtain and use energy resources to maintain stable conditions (e.g., food webs, photosynthesis, respiration)

3.2.A: Identify plant structures involved in photosynthesis and transpiration

 Cell Energy Cycle

3.2.B: Identify the compounds involved in photosynthesis and transpiration

 Cell Energy Cycle

3.2.C: Explain the process of photosynthesis and transpiration in terms of the key structures and compounds that are utlized.

 Cell Energy Cycle

3.4: Investigate and explain the interdependent nature of populations and communities in the environment and describe how species in these populations adapt by evolving

3.4.D: Describe the interdependence between the parts of an ecosystem

 Plants and Snails
 Pond Ecosystem

4: Students, through the inquiry process, demonstrate knowledge of the composition, structures, processes and interactions of Earth?s systems and other objects in space.

4.4: Describe the water cycle, the composition and structure of the atmosphere and the impact of oceans on large-scale weather patterns

4.4.A: Explain the water cycle and its application to weather.

 Water Cycle

4.4.E: Interpret a weather map using correct symbols.

 Weather Maps

4.5: Describe and model the motion and tilt of earth in relation to the sun, and explain the concepts of day, night, seasons, year, and climatic changes

4.5.B: Illustrate/model Earth's rotation in relation to the sun

 Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun

4.5.C: Explain how the Earth's rotation causes day and night

 Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun

4.5.D: Illustrate and model Earth's revolution in relation to the sun

 Phases of the Moon

4.5.E: Describe and model the causes of seasons and year due to the revolution and tilt of the Earth in relation to the sun

 Summer and Winter

4.6: Describe the earth, moon, planets and other objects in space in terms of size, force of gravity, structure, and movement in relation to the sun

4.6.A: Identify the relationship between the Earth, the sun, and the moon

 Phases of the Moon

4.6.C: Model the relative movements of the moon, Earth and sun

 Phases of the Moon

4.6.D: Identify phases of the moon by how much of the lighted part of moon can be seen from Earth

 Phases of the Moon

5: Students, through the inquiry process, understand how scientific knowledge and technological developments impact communities, cultures and societies.

5.4: Use scientific knowledge to investigate problems and their proposed solutions and evaluate those solutions while considering environmental impacts

5.4.B: List possible environmental impacts

 Pond Ecosystem
 Water Pollution

Correlation last revised: 4/4/2018

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