1: Energy

6-PS3-3: Apply scientific principles to design, construct, and test a device that either minimizes or maximizes thermal energy transfer.

 Greenhouse Effect
 Radiation
 Temperature and Particle Motion

6-PS3-4: Plan an investigation to determine the relationships among the energy transferred, the type of matter, the mass, and the change in the average kinetic energy of the particles as measured by the temperature of the sample.

 Calorimetry Lab
 Energy Conversion in a System
 Heat Transfer by Conduction
 Phase Changes

6-PS3-5: Construct, use, and present arguments to support the claim that when the kinetic energy of an object changes, energy is transferred to or from the object.

 2D Collisions
 Air Track
 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
 Sled Wars

2: Structure, Function, and Information Processing

6-LS1-2: Develop and use a model to describe the function of a cell as a whole and ways parts of cells contribute to the function.

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Cell Structure
 Osmosis
 Paramecium Homeostasis

6-LS1-3: Use argument supported by evidence for how the body is a system of interacting subsystems composed of groups of cells.

 Circulatory System
 Digestive System

6-LS1-8: Gather and synthesize information that sensory receptors respond to stimuli by sending messages to the brain for immediate behavior or storage as memories.

 Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)
 Sight vs. Sound Reactions

3: Growth, Development, and Reproduction of Organisms

6-LS1-4: Use argument based on empirical evidence and scientific reasoning to support an explanation for how characteristic animal behaviors and specialized plant structures affect the probability of successful reproduction of animals and plants respectively.

 Flower Pollination
 Seed Germination

6-LS1-5: Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for how environmental and genetic factors influence the growth of organisms.

 Effect of Temperature on Gender
 Growing Plants
 Inheritance
 Measuring Trees
 Seed Germination

6-LS3-2: Develop and use a model to describe why asexual reproduction results in offspring with identical genetic information and sexual reproduction results in offspring with genetic variation.

 Chicken Genetics
 Inheritance
 Mouse Genetics (One Trait)
 Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)

4: Earth’s Systems

6-ESS2-4: Develop a model to describe the cycling of water through Earth’s systems driven by energy from the sun and the force of gravity.

 Energy Conversions
 Water Cycle

5: Human Impacts

6-ESS3-3: Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment.

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
 Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
 Energy Conversions
 Greenhouse Effect
 Household Energy Usage
 Water Pollution

6-ESS3-4: Construct an argument supported by evidence for how increases in human population and per-capita consumption of natural resources impact Earth’s systems.

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
 Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
 Greenhouse Effect

6: Weather and Climate

6-ESS2-5: Collect data to provide evidence for how the motions and complex interactions of air masses results in changes in weather conditions.

 Coastal Winds and Clouds
 Hurricane Motion
 Relative Humidity
 Weather Maps

6-ESS2-6: Develop and use a model to describe how unequal heating and rotation of the Earth cause patterns of atmospheric and oceanic circulation that determine regional climates.

 Coastal Winds and Clouds
 Hurricane Motion
 Weather Maps

6-ESS3-5: Ask questions to clarify evidence of the factors that have caused the rise in global temperatures over the past century.

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
 Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
 Greenhouse Effect

7: Engineering, Technology, and Applications of Science

6-ETS1-2: Evaluate competing design solutions using a systematic process to determine how well they meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

 Digestive System

6-ETS1-3: Analyze data from tests to determine similarities and differences among several design solutions to identify the best characteristics of each that can be combined into a new solution to better meet the criteria for success.

 Digestive System
 Trebuchet

6-ETS1-4: Develop a model to generate data for iterative testing and modification of a proposed object, tool, or process such that an optimal design can be achieved.

 Trebuchet

Correlation last revised: 4/4/2018

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