Core Curriculum Content Standards
5.5.A: Matter, Energy and Organization in Living Systems
5.5.A.1: Explain how systems of the human body are interrelated and regulate the body's internal environment.
5.5.A.2: Identify and describe the structure and function of cells and cell parts.
5.5.B: Diversity and Biological Evolution
5.5.B.1: Describe and give examples of the major categories of organisms and of the characteristics shared by organisms.
5.5.B.2: Compare and contrast acquired and inherited characteristics in human and other species
5.6.A: Structure and Properties of Matter
5.6.A.1: Recognize that about 100 different elements have been identified and most materials on Earth are made of a few of them.
5.6.A.2: Show that equal volumes of different substances usually have different masses.
5.6.A.4: Measure characteristic physical properties such as boiling point, melting point, and solubility, and recognize that the property is independent of the amount of sample.
5.7.A: Motion and Forces
5.7.A.1: Recognize that an object at rest will remain at rest and an object moving in a straight line at a steady speed will continue to move in a straight line at a steady speed unless a net (unbalanced) force acts on it.
5.7.A.2: Recognize that motion can be retarded by forces such as friction and air resistance.
5.7.A.3: Recognize that everything on or near the earth is pulled toward the earth's center by gravitational force.
5.7.B: Energy Transformations
5.7.B.1: Recognize that heat flows through materials or across space from warmer objects to cooler ones.
5.7.B.3: Design an electric circuit to investigate the behavior of a system.
5.8.B: Atmosphere and Water
5.8.B.2: Describe and illustrate the water cycle .
5.8.C: Processes that Shape the Earth
5.8.C.1: Summarize the process involved in the rock cycle and describe the characteristics of the rocks involved.
5.8.D: How We Study the Earth
5.8.D.1: Utilize various tools such as map projections and topographical maps to interpret features of Earth’s surface.
5.9.A: Earth, Moon, Sun System
5.9.A.1: Explain how the motions of the Earth, sun, and moon, define units of time including:
5.9.A.2: Recognize that changes in the Earth’s position relative to the sun produces differing amounts of daylight seasonally.
5.9.B: Solar System
5.9.B.1: Using models, demonstrate an understanding of the scale of the solar system that shows distance and size relationships among the sun and planets.
5.9.B.2: Recognize that the sun's gravitational pull holds the planets in their orbits and that the planets’ gravitational pull holds their moons in their orbits.
5.9.C.2: Observe that the planets appear to change their position against the background of stars.
5.10.A: Natural Systems and Interactions
5.10.A.1: Explain how organisms interact with other components of an ecosystem.
5.10.A.2: Describe the natural processes that occur over time in places where direct human impact is minimal.
5.10.B: Human Interactions and Impact
5.10.B.1: Describe the effect of human activities on various ecosystems.
5.10.B.2: Evaluate the impact of personal activities on the local environment.
Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017