Grade Level Articulations
4.3.PO 1: Compare food chains in a specified ecosystem and their corresponding food web.
4.3.PO 3: Analyze the interactions of living organisms with their ecosystems:
4.3.PO 3.a: limiting factors
4.3.PO 3.b: carrying capacity
4.3.PO 5: Predict how environmental factors (e.g., floods, droughts, temperature changes) affect survival rates in living organisms.
4.3.PO 6: Create a model of the interactions of living organisms within an ecosystem.
6.1.PO 1: Classify rocks and minerals by the following observable properties:
6.1.PO 1.b: color
6.1.PO 1.d: hardness
6.1.PO 3: Explain the following processes involved in the formation of the Earth's structure:
6.1.PO 3.c: plate tectonics
6.1.PO 3.d: volcanism
6.2.PO 1: Explain the rock cycle.
6.2.PO 2: Distinguish the components and characteristics of the rock cycle for the following types of rocks:
6.2.PO 2.a: igneous
6.2.PO 2.b: metamorphic
6.2.PO 2.c: sedimentary
6.2.PO 5: Relate plate boundary movements to their resulting landforms, including:
6.2.PO 5.a: mountains
6.2.PO 5.b: faults
6.2.PO 5.d: trenches
6.2.PO 5.e: volcanoes
6.2.PO 6: Describe how earthquakes are measured.
6.3.PO 1: Explain the phases of the Moon in terms of the relative positions of the Earth, Sun, and Moon.
6.3.PO 2: Construct a model for the relative positions of the Earth, Sun, and Moon as they relate to corresponding eclipses.
6.3.PO 3: Explain the interrelationship between the Earth’s tides and the Moon.
6.3.PO 4: Explain the seasons in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres in terms of the tilt of the Earth’s axis relative to the Earth’s revolution around the Sun.
6.3.PO 6: Explain the relationship among common objects in the solar system, galaxy, and the universe.
Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017