1: Life Systems - Diversity of Living Things

1.G: General Learning Outcomes

1.G.1: Demonstrate an understanding of ways in which classification systems are used to understand the diversity of living things and the interrelationships among living things;

Food Chain

1.G.2: Investigate classification systems and some of the processes of life common to all animals (e.g., growth, energy, reproduction, movement, response, and adaptation); and

Food Chain

1.S: Specific Learning Outcomes

1.S.g: Describe microscopic living things using appropriate tools (hand lens) to assist them with their observations of pond life; and

Pond Ecosystem

1.S.h: Describe ways in which microorganisms, like larger creatures meet their basic needs (water, air, energy).

Paramecium Homeostasis

2: Matter and Materials - Properties of Air and Characteristics of Flight

2.S: Specific Learning Outcomes

2.S.e: Demonstrate and describe methods used to increase lift or alter drag in flying devices (e.g., flaps on a aircraft's wings, wing slope, control surfaces, fuselage, tail, curvature of the wing);

Free-Fall Laboratory

3: Energy and Control - Electricity

3.G: General Learning Outcomes

Energy Conversions

3.G.1: Demonstrate understanding that electrical energy can be transformed into other forms of energy, such as heat, light, sound and mechanical energy;

Energy Conversion in a System
Energy Conversions
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

3.G.2: Design and construct a variety of electrical circuits and investigate ways in which electrical energy is transformed into other forms of energy;

Circuit Builder
Circuits
Energy Conversions

3.S: Specific Learning Outcomes

3.S.a: Investigate ways in which electrical energy can be transformed into other forms of energy (e.g., light, heat, and sound);

Energy Conversions

3.S.b: Compare the conductivity of a variety of solids and liquids;

Circuit Builder

3.S.c: Identify, through experimentation, ways in which chemical energy can be transformed into electrical energy (e.g., build a circuit using a lemon or a potato clock kit);

Energy Conversions

4: Structures and Mechanisms - Motion

4.G: General Learning Outcomes

4.G.1: Demonstrate an understanding of different kinds of motion (linear, rotational, reciprocating, oscillating);

Distance-Time Graphs - Metric
Free Fall Tower
Free-Fall Laboratory

4.S: Specific Learning Outcomes

4.S.b: Describe, using their observations, the purposes or uses of three classes of simple levers (e.g., seesaw/first class, wheelbarrow/second class, tongs/third class);

Levers

4.S.c: Demonstrate an understanding of how linkages (systems of levers) transmit motion and force (e.g., by means of a fixed pivot, a moving pivot, and/or a fulcrum);

Levers
Trebuchet

4.S.d: Demonstrate awareness that a moving mass has kinetic energy that can be transferred to a stationary object (e.g., a car hitting a parked car will cause the parked car to move);

Air Track

4.S.e: Demonstrate awareness that friction (e.g., rubbing hands together/moving parts in a machine create heat due to friction) transforms kinetic energy into heat energy; and

Energy Conversion in a System
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

4.S.f: Investigate ways of reducing friction (e.g., use a ball bearing, lubricants/special surfaces) so that an object can be moved more easily.

Free Fall Tower
Free-Fall Laboratory
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

5: Earth and Space Systems - Space

5.G: General Learning Outcomes

5.G.1: Demonstrate an understanding of the patterns of change between heavenly bodies inside and outside the solar system as observed from Earth (e.g., solar and lunar eclipses, tides, phases of the moon, position of the constellations) and of the physical characteristics of the different components of the solar system;

Solar System

5.G.2: Investigate, using models and simulations, the relationship between the sun, Earth, and moon, the patterns of change observable on Earth that result from the movement of these bodies, and the physical characteristics of the different components of the solar system (e.g., the sun and planets, inner planets and outer planets); and

Phases of the Moon
Seasons in 3D
Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun

5.S: Specific Learning Outcomes

5.S.a: Describe the physical characteristics of components of the solar system, the sun, planets, natural satellites, comets, asteroids, and meteoroids (e.g., relative size, surface, colour and temperature);

Comparing Earth and Venus
Solar System

5.S.d: Identify cycles in nature (e.g., cycles of day and night and seasons) and describe the changes within the cycles (e.g., observe the phases of the moon over several months to determine the pattern of change, and record these observations);

Comparing Earth and Venus
Phases of the Moon
Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun

5.S.e: Describe, using models or simulations, how the Earth?s rotation causes the cycle of day and night and how the Earth?s revolution around the sun causes the cycle of the seasons;

Seasons in 3D
Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun
Seasons: Why do we have them?
Summer and Winter

Correlation last revised: 9/24/2019

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