6-2: The student will demonstrate an understanding of structures, processes, and responses of plants that allow them to survive and reproduce. (Life Science)

6-2.1: Summarize the characteristics that all organisms share (including the obtainment and use of resources for energy, the response to stimuli, the ability to reproduce, and process of physical growth and development).

 Flower Pollination
 Paramecium Homeostasis

6-2.5: Summarize each process in the life cycle of flowering plants (including germination, plant development, fertilization, and seed production).

 Seed Germination

6-2.6: Differentiate between the processes of sexual and asexual reproduction of flowering plants.

 Flower Pollination

6-2.7: Summarize the processes required for plant survival (including photosynthesis, respiration, and transpiration).

 Photosynthesis Lab

6-3: The student will demonstrate an understanding of structures, processes, and responses of animals that allow them to survive and reproduce. (Life Science)

6-3.7: Compare learned to inherited behaviors in animals.


6-4: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between Earth's atmospheric properties and processes and its weather and climate. (Earth Science)

6-4.2: Summarize the interrelationships among the dynamic processes of the water cycle (including precipitation, evaporation, transpiration, condensation, surface-water flow, and groundwater flow).

 Relative Humidity
 Water Cycle

6-4.3: Classify shapes and types of clouds according to elevation and their associated weather conditions and patterns.

 Weather Maps

6-4.4: Summarize the relationship of the movement of air masses, high and low pressure systems, and frontal boundaries to storms (including thunderstorms, hurricanes, and tornadoes) and other weather conditions.

 Hurricane Motion
 Weather Maps

6-4.5: Use appropriate instruments and tools to collect weather data (including wind speed and direction, air temperature, humidity, and air pressure).

 Relative Humidity

6-4.6: Predict weather conditions and patterns based on weather data collected from direct observations and measurements, weather maps, satellites, and radar.

 Weather Maps

6-4.8: Explain how convection affects weather patterns and climate.

 Coastal Winds and Clouds

6-5: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the law of conservation of energy and the properties of energy and work. (Physical Science)

6-5.1: Identify the sources and properties of heat, solar, chemical, mechanical, and electrical energy.

 Energy Conversion in a System

6-5.2: Explain how energy can be transformed from one form to another (including the two types of mechanical energy, potential and kinetic, as well as chemical and electrical energy) in accordance with the law of conservation of energy.

 Air Track
 Energy Conversion in a System
 Energy Conversions
 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

6-5.4: Illustrate energy transformations (including the production of light, sound, heat, and mechanical motion) in electrical circuits.

 Circuit Builder
 Energy Conversions

6-5.5: Illustrate the directional transfer of heat energy through convection, radiation, and conduction.

 Conduction and Convection
 Heat Absorption
 Heat Transfer by Conduction

6-5.7: Explain how the design of simple machines (including levers, pulleys, and inclined planes) helps reduce the amount of force required to do work.

 Wheel and Axle

Content correlation last revised: 10/30/2009

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