LS: Life Science

LS.2: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of living systems using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology

LS.2.5.4: Model and identify the parts of animal cells and plant cells:

LS.2.5.4.e: chloroplast

 Cell Energy Cycle

LS.2.5.7: Identify the role of chlorophyll in the process of photosynthesis

 Cell Energy Cycle

LS.2.5.8: Explain and illustrate photosynthesis

 Cell Energy Cycle

LS.2.5.9: Explain cellular respiration

 Cell Energy Cycle

LS.4: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of populations and ecosystems using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology.

LS.4.5.1: Distinguish among and model

LS.4.5.1.b: populations

 Rabbit Population by Season

LS.4.5.1.c: communities

 Rabbit Population by Season

LS.4.5.1.e: biosphere

 Carbon Cycle

LS.4.5.3: Design food webs in specific habitats to show the flow of energy within communities:

LS.4.5.3.a: terrestrial

 Forest Ecosystem

LS.4.5.4: Evaluate food webs under conditions of stress:

LS.4.5.4.e: human impact/urban development

 Forest Ecosystem

LS.4.5.5: Examine the role of limiting factors on the carrying capacity of an ecosystem:

LS.4.5.5.a: food

 Prairie Ecosystem
 Rabbit Population by Season

LS.4.5.5.b: space

 Rabbit Population by Season

LS.4.5.7: Describe and diagram the carbon cycle in ecosystems

 Carbon Cycle
 Cell Energy Cycle

LS.4.5.8: Describe and diagram the carbon dioxide-oxygen cycle in ecosystems

 Plants and Snails

LS.4.5.9: Conduct investigations demonstrating the role of the carbon dioxide-oxygen cycle in ecosystems

 Plants and Snails

LS.4.5.14: Categorize organisms by the function they serve in ecosystems and food webs:

LS.4.5.14.a: predator/prey

 Forest Ecosystem
 Prairie Ecosystem

LS.4.5.14.c: producer/consumer/ decomposer

 Forest Ecosystem

LS.4.5.14.e: herbivore/carnivore/ omnivore

 Forest Ecosystem
 Prairie Ecosystem

LS.4.5.16: Evaluate positive and negative human effects on ecosystems

 Pond Ecosystem

PS: Physical Science

PS.5: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of matter, including properties and changes, using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology

PS.5.5.3: Identify common examples of physical properties:

PS.5.5.3.b: mass

 Density Experiment: Slice and Dice
 Mineral Identification
 Weight and Mass

PS.5.5.3.h: color

 Color Absorption
 Heat Absorption
 Mineral Identification

PS.5.5.4: State characteristics of physical changes

 Density Experiment: Slice and Dice

PS.5.5.5: Identify characteristics and common examples of physical changes

 Density Experiment: Slice and Dice

PS.5.5.6: Explain how heat influences the states of matter of a substance:

PS.5.5.6.a: solid

 Phases of Water

PS.5.5.6.b: liquid

 Phases of Water

PS.5.5.6.c: gas

 Phases of Water

PS.5.5.7: Demonstrate the effect of changes in the physical properties of matter

 Density Experiment: Slice and Dice

PS.6: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of motion and forces using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology

PS.6.5.1: Classify simple machines

 Ants on a Slant (Inclined Plane)
 Levers
 Pulleys
 Wheel and Axle

PS.6.5.2: Conduct investigations using

PS.6.5.2.a: levers (e.g., toothbrush)

 Levers
 Trebuchet

PS.6.5.2.b: pulleys

 Pulleys

PS.6.5.2.c: inclined planes-ramps, wedges, and screws

 Ants on a Slant (Inclined Plane)

PS.6.5.2.d: wheels and axles

 Wheel and Axle

PS.6.5.4: Compare and contrast potential energy and kinetic energy as applied to motion

 Sled Wars

PS.6.5.5: Classify real world examples as potential energy or kinetic energy as applied to motion

 Sled Wars

PS.6.5.6: Conduct investigations using potential energy and kinetic energy

 Sled Wars

PS.7: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of energy and transfer of energy using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology

PS.7.5.1: Summarize how light can interact with matter through absorption, refraction, and reflection

 Color Absorption
 Heat Absorption

PS.7.5.2: Investigate how light travels and interacts with an object or material

 Basic Prism

PS.7.5.4: Design and conduct investigations of transparent, translucent, and opaque as applied to light

 Basic Prism

PS.7.5.5: Investigate physical interactions of light and matter and the effect on color perception:

PS.7.5.5.b: absorption

 Color Absorption
 Heat Absorption

ESS: Earth and Space Science

ESS.8: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of Earth's structure and properties using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology

ESS.8.5.3: Identify characteristics of minerals

 Mineral Identification

ESS.8.5.4: Conduct investigations on mineral properties:

ESS.8.5.4.a: luster

 Mineral Identification

ESS.8.5.4.b: hardness

 Mineral Identification

ESS.8.5.4.c: streak

 Mineral Identification

ESS.8.5.7: Identify characteristics of sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks

 Rock Classification

ESS.8.5.8: Compare and contrast by investigation characteristics of the three basic types of rocks:

ESS.8.5.8.a: sedimentary

 Rock Classification

ESS.8.5.8.b: igneous

 Rock Classification

ESS.8.5.8.c: metamorphic

 Rock Classification

ESS.8.5.9: Classify the three basic types of rocks

 Rock Classification

ESS.8.5.12: Conduct investigations on sedimentation

 Rock Cycle

ESS.8.5.13: Describe and illustrate the rock cycle

 Rock Cycle

ESS.10: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of objects in the universe using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology

ESS.10.5.2: Demonstrate the order of planets and other space objects in our solar system

 Phases of the Moon
 Solar System

ESS.10.5.3: Compare the properties of planets in our solar system:

ESS.10.5.3.a: size

 Solar System

ESS.10.5.3.c: density

 Solar System

ESS.10.5.3.e: distance from the sun

 Solar System

ESS.10.5.3.f: orbital path

 Comparing Earth and Venus
 Gravity Pitch
 Solar System

ESS.10.5.3.g: moons

 Solar System

ESS.10.5.3.h: surface

 Solar System

ESS.10.5.3.i: composition

 Solar System

ESS 10.5.4: Distinguish between mass and weight

 Weight and Mass

Correlation last revised: 5/8/2018

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