Core Curriculum Content Standards
5.5.A: Matter, Energy and Organization in Living Systems
5.5.A.1: Explain how the products respiration and photosynthesis are recycled.
5.5.A.2: Recognize that complex multicellular organisms, including humans, are composed of and defined by interactions of the following:
5.5.B: Diversity and Biological Evolution
5.5.B.1: Compare and contrast kinds of organisms using their internal and external characteristics.
5.5.B.2: Discuss how changing environmental conditions can result in evolution or extinction of a species.
5.5.B.3: Recognize that individual organisms with certain traits are more likely to survive and have offspring.
5.6.A: Structure and Properties of Matter
5.6.A.1: Know that all matter is composed of atoms that may join together to form molecules.
5.6.A.2: Recognize that the phase of matter is determined by the arrangement and motion of atoms and molecules and that the motion of these particles is related to the energy of the system.
5.6.A.3: Know that there are groups of elements that have similar properties, including highly reactive metals, less reactive metals, highly reactive non-metals, and some almost completely non-reactive gases.
5.6.B: Chemical Reactions
5.6.B.3: Demonstrate that regardless how substances within a simple closed system interact, the total mass of the system remains the same.
5.7.A: Motion and Forces
5.7.A.1: Use quantitative data to show that when more than one force acts on an object at the same time, the forces can reinforce or cancel each other producing a net (unbalanced) force that will change speed and/or direction of the object.
5.7.A.2: Recognize that every object exerts a gravitational force on every other object, and that the force depends on how much mass the objects have and how far apart they are.
5.7.B: Energy Transformations
5.7.B.2: Describe the nature of various forms of energy, including heat, light, sound, chemical, mechanical, and electrical and trace energy transformations from one form to another.
5.7.B.3: Describe how heat can be conducted through materials or transferred across space by radiation and know that if the material is a fluid, convection currents may aid the transfer of heat.
5.7.B.4: Show that light is reflected, refracted, or absorbed when it interacts with matter and that colors may appear as a result of this interaction.
5.8.B: Atmosphere and Water
5.8.B.1: Describe conditions in the atmosphere that lead to weather systems and how these systems are represented on weather maps.
5.9.A: Earth, Moon, Sun System
5.9.A.1: Investigate the Earth, moon, and sun as a system and explain how the motion of these bodies results in the phases of the moon and eclipses.
5.9.A.2: Explain how the regular and predictable motions of the Earth and moon produce tides.
5.9.A.3: Explain how the tilt, rotation, and orbital pattern of the Earth relative to the sun produce seasons and weather patterns.
5.9.B: Solar System
5.9.B.1: Describe the physical characteristics of the planets and other objects within the solar system and compare Earth to the rest of the planets.
5.9.C.1: Understand that the sun is a star and that it shares characteristics with other stars.
5.3.B: Geometry and Measurement
5.3.B.1: Perform mathematical computations using labeled quantities and express answers in correctly derived units.
5.3.D: Data Analysis and Probability
5.3.D.1: Represent and describe mathematical relationships among variables using:
5.3.D.2: Analyze experimental data sets using measures of central tendency:
5.3.D.3: Construct and use a graph of experimental data to draw a line of best fit and identify a linear relationship between variables when appropriate.
Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017