Grade Level Expectations
6.1.1: Distinguish between mass and density.
6.1.3: Demonstrate that different substances float or sink in water depending on their density.
6.1.8: Compare and contrast physical and chemical changes, and use evidence to support or refute a claim that a chemical reaction has occurred.
6.2.1: Explain the interdependence between biotic and abiotic factors within a given ecosystem.
6.2.2: Design and conduct a scientific investigation to explore the porosity and permeability of soils and their ability to support different plant life.
6.2.3: Present an oral or written argument to support the claim that “The sun is the source of energy to support life on Earth.”
6.2.4: Investigate and report on the effects of abiotic factors on a plant’s ability to carry out photosynthesis.
6.2.6: Create and interpret graphs that illustrate relationships between predator-prey populations over time.
6.2.7: Evaluate the impacts of environmental changes caused by nature and by humans.
6.3.2: Explain how changes in temperature, pressure, moisture and density of air create weather.
6.3.3: Describe differences between climate and weather.
6.3.5: Predict the phase change that will result from the absorption or release of heat energy by solids, liquids or gases.
6.3.6: Create models or diagrams that demonstrate how solar energy drives different phases of the water cycle.
6.3.8: Compare and contrast conditions that cause local sea breezes/land breezes and global wind patterns.
6.3.9: Predict the type of weather that may result given certain cloud types, warm and cold fronts and air pressure.
6.3.10: Explain the causes of temperature differences between coastal and inland areas.
6.4.1: Discuss and chart the reasons why water is essential for life.
Correlation last revised: 4/4/2018