6.PS3: Energy

6.PS3.1: Analyze the properties and compare sources of mechanical, electrical, chemical, radiant, and thermal energy.

Energy Conversions
Energy of a Pendulum
Sled Wars

6.PS3.2: Construct a scientific explanation of the transformations between potential and kinetic energy.

Energy of a Pendulum
Sled Wars

6.PS3.3: Analyze and interpret data to show the relationship between kinetic energy and the mass of an object in motion and its speed.

Air Track
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Sled Wars

6.PS3.4: Conduct an investigation to demonstrate the way that heat (thermal energy) moves among objects through radiation, conduction, or convection.

Conduction and Convection
Heat Absorption
Radiation

6.LS2: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

6.LS2.1: Evaluate and communicate the impact of environmental variables on population size.

Food Chain
Rabbit Population by Season

6.LS2.2: Determine the impact of competitive, symbiotic, and predatory interactions in an ecosystem.

Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
Food Chain
Prairie Ecosystem

6.LS2.3: Draw conclusions about the transfer of energy through a food web and energy pyramid in an ecosystem.

Food Chain
Forest Ecosystem

6.LS2.4: Using evidence from climate data, draw conclusions about the patterns of abiotic and biotic factors in different biomes, specifically the tundra, taiga, deciduous forest, desert, grasslands, rainforest, marine, and freshwater ecosystems.

Comparing Climates (Metric)
Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
Prairie Ecosystem

6.LS2.5: Analyze existing evidence about the effect of a specific invasive species on native populations in Tennessee and design a solution to mitigate its impact.

Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors

6.LS2.6: Research the ways in which an ecosystem has changed over time in response to changes in physical conditions, population balances, human interactions, and natural catastrophes.

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

6.LS4: Biological Change: Unity and Diversity

6.LS4.1: Explain how changes in biodiversity would impact ecosystem stability and natural resources.

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

6.ESS2: Earth’s Systems

6.ESS2.5: Analyze and interpret data from weather conditions, weather maps, satellites, and radar to predict probable local weather patterns and conditions.

Coastal Winds and Clouds
Weather Maps - Metric

6.ESS2.6: Explain how relationships between the movement and interactions of air masses, high and low pressure systems, and frontal boundaries result in weather conditions and severe storms.

Weather Maps - Metric

6.ESS3: Earth and Human Activity

6.ESS3.3: Assess the impacts of human activities on the biosphere including conservation, habitat management, species endangerment, and extinction.

Carbon Cycle
Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
Pond Ecosystem

Correlation last revised: 9/24/2019

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