Standards of Learning
4.1.a: asking questions and defining problems
4.1.a.1: identify scientific and non-scientific questions
4.1.a.3: define a simple design problem that can be solved through the development of an object, tool, process, or system
4.1.b: planning and carrying out investigations
4.1.b.1: identify variables when planning an investigation
4.1.b.2: collaboratively plan and conduct investigations
4.1.b.3: use tools and/or materials to design and/or build a device that solves a specific problem
4.1.b.4: take metric measurements using appropriate tools
4.1.b.5: measure elapsed time
4.1.c: interpreting, analyzing, and evaluating data
4.1.c.1: organize and represent data in bar graphs and line graphs
4.1.c.2: interpret and analyze data represented in bar graphs and line graphs
4.1.c.4: analyze data from tests of an object or tool to determine whether it works as intended
4.1.d: constructing and critiquing conclusions and explanations
4.1.d.1: use evidence (i.e., measurements, observations, patterns) to construct or support explanations and to make inferences
4.2.a: the survival of plants and animals depends on photosynthesis;
4.2.b: plants and animals have different structures and processes for obtaining energy; and
4.2.c: plants and animals have different structures and processes for creating offspring.
4.3.a: interrelationships exist in populations, communities, and ecosystems;
4.3.b: food webs show the flow of energy within an ecosystem;
4.3.d: classification can be used to identify organisms.
4.4.a: weather measurements create a record that can be used to make weather predictions;
4.4.c: long term seasonal weather trends determine the climate of a region.
4.5.a: planets rotate on their axes and revolve around the sun;
4.5.b: planets have characteristics and a specific order in the solar system; and
4.5.c: the sizes of the sun and planets can be compared to one another.
4.6.a: the motions of Earth, the moon, and the sun;
4.6.b: the causes for Earth’s seasons;
4.6.c: the causes for the four major phases of the moon and the relationship to the tide cycles; and
4.6.d: the relative size, position, age and makeup of Earth, the moon, and the sun.
4.7.b: physical properties and movement of ocean water; and
Correlation last revised: 9/15/2020