LS: Life Science

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

LS.2.6.4: Model and explain the functions of animal organs:

LS.2.6.4.a: heart

 Circulatory System

LS.2.6.5: Model and explain the function of plant organs:

LS.2.6.5.d: flowers

 Flower Pollination

LS.3: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of life cycles, reproduction, and heredity using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology

LS.3.6.6: Differentiate between innate behaviors:

LS.3.6.6.f: speaking a language

 Reverse the Field

LS.3.6.6.g: using tools

 Reverse the Field

LS.3.6.6.h: hunting skills

 Reverse the Field

LS.3.6.7: Describe the following structural adaptations for survival in the environment:

LS.3.6.7.a: coloration

 Natural Selection

LS.3.6.8: Investigate careers, scientists, and historical breakthroughs related to learned and innate behaviors

 Reverse the Field

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

LS.4.6.1: Identify environmental conditions that can affect the survival of individual organisms and entire species

 Natural Selection
 Rabbit Population by Season
 Rainfall and Bird Beaks

LS.4.6.3: Conduct simulations demonstrating natural selection

 Natural Selection
 Rainfall and Bird Beaks

LS.4.6.4: Analyze natural selection

 Natural Selection
 Rainfall and Bird Beaks

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.5.6.1: Identify common examples of chemical properties:

PS.5.6.1.c: ability to react with other substances

 Mineral Identification

PS.5.6.2: Compare and contrast characteristics of physical and chemical properties

 Mineral Identification

PS.5.6.3: Conduct investigations using acid/base indicators

 Mystery Powder Analysis
 pH Analysis
 pH Analysis: Quad Color Indicator

PS.5.6.4: Apply skills of scientific investigation to determine density using SI units

 Density Laboratory

PS.5.6.5: Construct a density column using a minimum of four different liquids (e.g., alcohol, colored water, syrup, oil)

 Density Laboratory
 Effect of Environment on New Life Form
 Hearing: Frequency and Volume
 Pendulum Clock

PS.5.6.6: Use a density column to test the density of various solid objects (e.g., piece of candy, cork, candle, paper clip, egg)

 Density Laboratory

PS.5.6.7: Identify characteristics of chemical changes:

PS.5.6.7.a: burning

 Chemical Equations

PS.5.6.9: Demonstrate the law of the conservation of matter

 Chemical Equations

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

PS.6.6.4: Recognize and give examples of different types of forces:

PS.6.6.4.c: friction

 Force and Fan Carts

PS.6.6.5: Understand why objects have weight

 Beam to Moon (Ratios and Proportions)
 Weight and Mass

PS.6.6.6: Compare and contrast weight and mass

 Beam to Moon (Ratios and Proportions)
 Weight and Mass

PS.6.6.7: Describe the effects of force:

PS.6.6.7.a: move a stationary object

 Force and Fan Carts

PS.6.6.7.b: speed up, slow down or change the direction of motion

 Force and Fan Carts

PS.6.6.8: Conduct investigations to demonstrate change in direction caused by force

 Force and Fan Carts

PS.6.6.9: Conduct investigations to calculate the change in speed caused by applying forces to an object

 Force and Fan Carts

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

PS.7.6.1: Classify examples of energy forms:

PS.7.6.1.a: chemical

 Energy Conversions

PS.7.6.1.b: electromagnetic

 Energy Conversions

PS.7.6.1.c: mechanical

 Energy Conversions
 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

PS.7.6.1.d: thermal

 Energy Conversion in a System
 Energy Conversions

PS.7.6.1.e: nuclear

 Energy Conversions

PS.7.6.2: Summarize the application of the law of conservation of energy in real world situations:

PS.7.6.2.a: electrical energy into mechanical energy

 Energy Conversions

PS.7.6.2.b: electrical energy into heat

 Energy Conversions

PS.7.6.2.c: chemical energy into mechanical energy

 Energy Conversions

PS.7.6.2.d: chemical energy into light

 Energy Conversions

PS.7.6.3: Conduct investigations demonstrating how energy can be converted from one form to another

 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

PS.7.6.4: Investigate the transfer of energy in real world situations:

PS.7.6.4.a: conduction

 Conduction and Convection
 Heat Transfer by Conduction

PS.7.6.4.b: convection

 Conduction and Convection

PS.7.6.4.c: radiation

 Heat Absorption
 Herschel Experiment
 Radiation

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.8.6.5: Diagram and explain how volcanoes work

 Plate Tectonics

ESS.8.6.8: Compare and contrast the different land forms caused by Earth's internal forces:

ESS.8.6.8.a: mountains

 Plate Tectonics

ESS.8.6.8.c: trenches

 Plate Tectonics

ESS.8.6.10: Identify the effects of earthquakes on Earth's surface:

ESS.8.6.10.c: changes in natural and man-made structures

 Plate Tectonics

ESS.8.6.11: Investigate and map patterns of earthquake and volcanic activity

 Plate Tectonics

ESS.8.6.12: Locate earthquake belts on Earth:

ESS.8.6.12.a: Mediterranean-Trans-Asiatic

 Plate Tectonics

ESS.8.6.12.b: Circum-Pacific (Ring of Fire)

 Plate Tectonics

ESS.8.6.14: Model the effect of major geological events on land and ocean features:

ESS.8.6.14.a: mountain building

 Plate Tectonics

ESS.8.6.14.b: ocean trenches

 Plate Tectonics

ESS.8.6.14.d: mid-ocean ridges

 Plate Tectonics

ESS.9: Students shall demonstrate and apply knowledge of Earth's history using appropriate safety procedures, equipment, and technology

ESS.9.6.1: Research methods of determining geologic time:

ESS.9.6.1.b: mountain building

 Plate Tectonics

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

ESS.10.6.7: Model moon phases demonstrating the position of Earth, moon, and sun

 Phases of the Moon

ESS.10.6.8: Compare and contrast solar eclipse and lunar eclipse

 2D Eclipse

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