5.1: The student will demonstrate an understanding of scientific reasoning, logic, and the nature of science by planning and conducting investigations in which

5.1.a: items such as rocks, minerals, and organisms are identified using various classification keys;

Mineral Identification

5.1.b: estimates are made and accurate measurements of length, mass, volume, and temperature are made in metric units using proper tools;

Weight and Mass

5.1.e: independent and dependent variables are identified;

Effect of Environment on New Life Form
Growing Plants
Pendulum Clock

5.1.f: constants in an experimental situation are identified;

Effect of Environment on New Life Form
Pendulum Clock
Seed Germination

5.1.g: data are collected, recorded, analyzed, and communicated using proper graphical representations and metric measurements;

Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
Graphing Skills

5.1.h: predictions are made using patterns from data collected, and simple graphical data are generated;

Graphing Skills

5.1.i: inferences are made and conclusions are drawn;

Effect of Environment on New Life Form
Pendulum Clock

5.3: The student will investigate and understand basic characteristics of visible light and how it behaves.

5.3.a: transverse waves;

Basic Prism

5.3.b: the visible spectrum;

Basic Prism

5.3.c: opaque, transparent, and translucent;

Basic Prism
Radiation

5.3.e: refraction of light through water and prisms.

Basic Prism

5.4: The student will investigate and understand that matter is anything that has mass and takes up space; and occurs as a solid, liquid, or gas.

5.4.b: the effect of temperature on the phases of matter;

Phases of Water

5.4.c: atoms and elements;

Phases of Water

5.4.d: molecules and compounds; and

Phases of Water

5.7: The student will investigate and understand how Earth?s surface is constantly changing.

5.7.b: the rock cycle and how transformations between rocks occur;

Rock Cycle

5.7.g: human impact.

Water Pollution

Correlation last revised: 9/24/2019

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