S.6.LS: Life Sciences Content

(Framing Text): Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

S.6.LS.1: construct an explanation that predicts patterns of interactions among organisms across multiple ecosystems.

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
 Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
 Food Chain
 Forest Ecosystem
 Pond Ecosystem
 Prairie Ecosystem

S.6.LS.2: evaluate competing design solutions for maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem services.

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

(Framing Text): Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems

S.6.LS.3: construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for the role of photosynthesis in the cycling of matter and flow of energy into and out of organisms.

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Food Chain
 Photosynthesis Lab
 Plants and Snails
 Pond Ecosystem

S.6.LS.4: develop a model to describe how food is rearranged through chemical reactions forming new molecules that support growth and/or release energy as this matter moves through an organism.

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Dehydration Synthesis
 Digestive System

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.6.LS.5: analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for the effects of resource availability on organisms and populations of organisms in an ecosystem.

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
 Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
 Food Chain
 Forest Ecosystem
 Pond Ecosystem
 Prairie Ecosystem
 Rabbit Population by Season
 Rainfall and Bird Beaks

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.6.LS.6: develop a model to describe the cycling of matter and flow of energy among living and nonliving parts of an ecosystem.

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
 Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
 Food Chain
 Forest Ecosystem
 Prairie Ecosystem

S.6.LS.7: construct an argument supported by empirical evidence that changes to physical or biological components of an ecosystem affect populations.

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
 Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
 Food Chain
 Forest Ecosystem
 Pond Ecosystem
 Prairie Ecosystem
 Rabbit Population by Season
 Rainfall and Bird Beaks

S.6.PS: Physical Sciences Content

(Framing Text): Waves and Electromagnetic Radiation

S.6.PS.1: use mathematical representations to describe a simple model for waves that includes how the amplitude of a wave is related to the energy in a wave.

 Waves

S.6.PS.2: develop and use a model to describe that waves are reflected, absorbed, or transmitted through various materials.

 Basic Prism
 Color Absorption
 Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
 Heat Absorption
 Laser Reflection
 Longitudinal Waves
 Radiation
 Refraction
 Ripple Tank
 Waves

S.6.ESS: Earth and Space Science Content

(Framing Text): Space Systems

S.6.ESS.1: develop and use a model of the Earth-sun-moon system to describe the cyclic patterns of lunar phases, eclipses of the sun and moon, and seasons.

 2D Eclipse
 3D Eclipse
 Eclipse
 Moonrise, Moonset, and Phases
 Phases of the Moon
 Seasons Around the World
 Seasons in 3D
 Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun
 Seasons: Why do we have them?
 Summer and Winter
 Tides

S.6.ESS.2: develop and use a model to describe the role of gravity in the motions within galaxies and the solar system.

 Comparing Earth and Venus
 Gravity Pitch
 Orbital Motion - Kepler's Laws
 Solar System
 Solar System Explorer

S.6.ESS.3: analyze and interpret data to determine scale properties of objects in the solar system.

 Solar System
 Solar System Explorer
 Weight and Mass

(Framing Text): Weather and Climate

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.6.ESS.4: 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

S.6.ESS.5: 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

S.6.ESS.6: ask questions to clarify evidence of the factors that have caused the change in global temperatures over the past century.

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

(Framing Text): Human Impacts

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.6.ESS.7: analyze and interpret data on natural hazards to forecast future catastrophic events and inform the development of technologies to mitigate their effects.

 Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
 Earthquakes 2 - Determination of Epicenter
 Hurricane Motion

Correlation last revised: 4/4/2018

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