1: Meeting Basic Needs and Maintaining a Healthy Body

1.1: Growth and Development

1.1.2: relate bodily changes, such as acne on the skin and growth of body hair, to growth and development


1.1.3: describe the role played by body systems in helping humans and other animals to grow and reproduce and to meet their basic needs

Circulatory System

1.3: The Respiratory and Circulatory Systems

1.3.2: describe the structure and function of the major organs of the circulatory system

Circulatory System

1.3.4: carry out procedures, making sure to control variables, to investigate the factors affecting breathing and heartbeat rate, and compile and display data from these investigations in a graph

Graphing Skills

1.5: Body Systems

1.5.2: identify problems and work cooperatively with other students to refine their design of a model of an organ or system

Circulatory System

2: Properties and Changes in Materials

2.1: Properties of Materials

2.1.1: identify properties that allow materials to be distinguished from one another

Mineral Identification

2.3: Chemical Changes

2.3.1: describe chemical changes that occur when materials interact with each other to form totally new materials, including those that result in the production of a gas

Chemical Changes

2.4: Sources/Masses of Materials in Objects

2.4.1: follow a given set of procedures to relate the mass of a whole object to the sum of the mass of its parts, and suggest possible explanations for variations in the results

Weight and Mass

3: Forces and Simple Machines

3.1: Forces and their Effects

3.1.2: describe forces as contact or non-contact forces

Free Fall Tower

3.2: Friction

3.2.2: investigate and compare the effect of friction on the movement of objects over a variety of surfaces

Force and Fan Carts
Free Fall Tower

3.3: Simple Machines: An Introduction

3.3.1: use simple machines to reduce effort or increase the distance an object moves

Ants on a Slant (Inclined Plane)
Wheel and Axle

3.4: Simple Machinesâ??Levers

3.4.1: differentiate between the position of the fulcrum, the load, and the effort force when using a lever to accomplish a particular task


3.4.2: design the most efficient lever to accomplish a given task


3.5: Simple Machinesâ??Pulleys, Systems of Machines

3.5.1: compare the force needed to lift a load using a single pulley system with that needed to lift it using a multiple pulley system, and predict the effect of adding another pulley on loadlifting capacity


4: Weather

4.1: Measuring and Describing Weather

4.1.6: use a variety of sources to gather information to describe the key features of a variety of weather systems

Weather Maps - Metric

4.3: Properties of Air

4.3.1: describe situations demonstrating that air takes up space, has weight, and expands when heated

Weight and Mass

4.4: Movement of Air and Water

4.4.2: relate the constant circulation of water on Earth to the processes of evaporation, condensation, and precipitation

Water Cycle

Correlation last revised: 9/16/2020

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