4.2.1: Investigate the relationships among organisms in a specific ecosystem.
4.2.1.a: Examine and relate how plants and animals interact with each other and their environment.
4.3.1: Realize that plants and animals use food for energy.
4.3.1.a: Explain that animals must obtain and use food for energy.
4.4.1: Realize that certain characteristics are passed from parents to offspring.
4.4.1.a: Compare the traits of offspring with those of the parent.
4.7.1: Know that objects in space have identifiable characteristics (e.g., appearance, location, and apparent motion).
4.7.1.a: Identify and order the planets in the solar system by their distance from the sun.
4.7.2: Investigate the patterns and movement of objects in space.
4.7.2.c: Simulate the changing shape of the moon.
4.11.1: Recognize that gravity is the force that pulls objects toward the earth.
4.11.1.a: Describe how gravitational forces operate in nature
4.11.2: Recognize the relationship between force and motion.
4.11.2.a: Explain how speed affects the distance traveled.
4.11.2.b: Recognize simple machines (e.g., inclined plane, pulley, lever).
4.11.3: Recognize that the motion of objects is affected by friction.
4.11.3.a: Identify factors that affect the amount of friction.
4.12.1: Recognize that matter has predictable properties and is composed of basic units, some too small to be seen with the naked eye.
4.12.1.b: Describe matter by its observable physical properties (i.e., color, shape, texture, weight, volume, length).
4.12.2: Recognize conditions that are associated with different states of matter.
4.12.2.a: Describe how various types of matter change their state.
4.14.1: Know that energy exists in many forms.
4.14.1.a: Identify different forms of energy (e.g., mechanical, heat).
4.14.4: Recognize the basic concept of electricity.
4.14.4.a: Construct and explain a simple electrical circuit.
4.14.4.b: Categorize materials as conductors or insulators.
Content correlation last revised: 7/9/2009