1: Life Science: Meeting Basic Needs and Maintaining a Healthy Body

1.1: The Digestive and Excretory Systems

1.1.1: propose questions to investigate about how our body works and what its components are


1.2: The Respiratory and Circulation Systems

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

Circulatory System

1.2.4: 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

2: Physical Science: Properties and Changes in Materials

2.1: Physical Science: Properties and Changes in 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: Physical Science: Forces and Simple Machines

3.1: Forces and their Effects

3.1.1: observe, investigate, and describe how forces can act directly or from a distance to cause objects to move or hold then in place

Force and Fan Carts

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

3.3.2: compare the force needed to lift or move a load manually with the effort required to lift it using a simple machine

Ants on a Slant (Inclined Plane)
Wheel and Axle

3.4: Simple Machines: 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 Machines: Pulleys, Systems of Machines

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


3.5.2: describe examples of how simple machines have improved living conditions

Wheel and Axle

4: Earth and Space Science: Weather

4.3: Properties of Air

4.3.2: draw a conclusion, based on evidence gathered through research and observation, about the patterns of air and/or water flow that result when two air or water masses of different temperature meet

Weather Maps - Metric

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

4.5: Predicting the Weather

4.5.1: compile and display weather data collected over a period of time in table and/or graph format, and identify and suggest explanations for patterns or discrepancies in the data

Graphing Skills

Correlation last revised: 9/16/2020

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