5.0: Overall Skills and Attitudes

5.0.1: Initiating

5.0.1.a: Formulate, with guidance, specific questions that lead to investigations.

Pendulum Clock

5.0.3: Planning

5.0.3.b: Identify variables that have an impact on their experiments, and, with guidance, variables to hold constant to ensure a fair test.

Effect of Environment on New Life Form
Growing Plants
Pendulum Clock
Seed Germination

5.0.4: Implementing a Plan

5.0.4.a: Carry out, with guidance, procedures that comprise a fair test.

Effect of Environment on New Life Form
Growing Plants
Pendulum Clock

5.0.5: Observing, Measuring, Recording

5.0.5.c: Select and use tools and instruments to observe, measure, and construct.

Measuring Volume
Weight and Mass

5.0.5.d: Evaluate the appropriateness of units and measuring tools in practical contexts.

Weight and Mass

5.0.5.e: Estimate and measure mass/weight, length, volume, and temperature using SI and other standard units.

Measuring Volume
Weight and Mass

5.0.6: Analysing and Interpreting

5.0.6.a: Construct graphs to display data, and interpret and evaluate these and other graphs.

Graphing Skills

5.0.7: Concluding and Applying

5.0.7.c: Identify, with guidance, a new prediction/hypothesis based on results of investigations.

Effect of Environment on New Life Form
Pendulum Clock

5.0.7.h: Identify, with guidance, connections between the investigation results and everyday life.

Pendulum Clock

5.1: Maintaining a Healthy Body

5.1.01: Use appropriate vocabulary related to their investigations of human health.

Homeostasis

5.1.10: Identify the major components of the respiratory and circulatory systems, and describe the role of each system in the human body.

Circulatory System

5.1.12: Give examples of how systems of the human body work together.

Homeostasis

5.1.13: Identify and describe factors necessary to maintain a healthy body.

Homeostasis

5.2: Properties of and Changes in Substances

5.2.02: Identify characteristics and properties that allow substances to be distinguished from one another.

Mineral Identification

5.2.04: Recognize that matter is anything that has mass/weight and takes up space.

Weight and Mass

5.2.05: Identify properties of the three states of matter.

Phases of Water

5.2.07: Demonstrate that the mass/weight of a whole object is equal to the sum of the mass/weight of its parts.

Chemical Changes
Weight and Mass

5.2.08: Demonstrate that changes of state are reversible through the addition or removal of heat.

Phases of Water

5.2.09: Explore to identify reversible and non-reversible changes that can be made to substances.

Chemical Changes

5.2.10: Recognize that a physical change alters the characteristics of a substance without producing a new substance, and that a chemical change produces a new substance with distinct characteristics and properties.

Density Experiment: Slice and Dice

5.2.11: Observe examples of changes in substances, classify them as physical or chemical changes, and justify the designation.

Chemical Changes

5.3: Forces and Simple Machines

5.3.01: Use appropriate vocabulary related to their investigations of forces and simple machines.

Ants on a Slant (Inclined Plane)
Levers
Wheel and Axle

5.3.03: Investigate a variety of levers used to accomplish particular tasks in order to compare them qualitatively with respect to fulcrum position, applied force, and load.

Levers

5.3.04: Identify objects in the school and at home that use wheels and axles, and describe the forces involved.

Wheel and Axle

5.3.05: Recognize that a gear is a wheel and axle used to turn another wheel and axle.

Wheel and Axle

5.3.06: Identify common devices and systems that incorporate pulleys and/or gears.

Pulleys
Wheel and Axle

5.3.08: Compare, quantitatively, the force required to lift a load using a pulley system versus a single fixed pulley, and recognize the relationship between the force required and the distance over which the force is applied.

Pulleys

5.3.10: Identify and describe types of simple machines.

Ants on a Slant (Inclined Plane)
Levers
Pulleys
Wheel and Axle

5.3.11: Describe the advantage of using simple machines to move or lift a given load.

Ants on a Slant (Inclined Plane)
Levers
Pulleys
Wheel and Axle

5.3.13: Compare devices that use variations of simple machines to accomplish similar tasks.

Ants on a Slant (Inclined Plane)

5.4: Weather

5.4.04: Recognize that warm and cold air masses are important components of weather, and describe what happens when these air masses meet along a front.

Weather Maps - Metric

5.4.14: Explain how clouds form, and relate cloud formation and precipitation to the water cycle.

Water Cycle

Correlation last revised: 9/24/2019

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