Academic Content Standards
ESS.1.1: Earth?s nonliving resources have specific properties.
ESS.1.1.a: Soil is composed of pieces of rock, organic material, water and air and has characteristics that can be measured and observed. Rocks have unique characteristics that allow them to be sorted and classified. Rocks form in different ways. Air and water are nonliving resources.
ESS.1.2: Earth?s resources can be used for energy.
ESS.1.2.a: Many of Earth?s resources can be used for the energy they contain. Renewable energy is an energy resource, such as wind, water or solar energy, that is replenished within a short amount of time by natural processes. Nonrenewable energy is an energy resource, such as coal or oil, that is a finite energy source that cannot be replenished in a short amount of time.
LS.1.1: Offspring resemble their parents and each other.
LS.1.1.a: Individual organisms inherit many traits from their parents indicating a reliable way to transfer information from one generation to the next.
LS.1.2: Individuals of the same kind differ in their traits and sometimes the differences give individuals an advantage in surviving and reproducing.
LS.1.2.c: Individuals of the same kind have different characteristics that they have inherited. Sometimes these different characteristics give individuals an advantage in surviving and reproducing.
LS.2.1: Over the whole earth, organisms are growing, reproducing, dying and decaying. The details of the life cycle are different for different organisms, which affects their ability to survive and reproduce in their natural environments.
PS.1.2: Matter exists in different states, each of which has different properties.
PS.1.2.a: The most common states of matter are solids, liquids and gases.
PS.1.2.c: One way to change matter from one state to another is by heating or cooling.
PS.1.3: Heat, electrical energy, light, sound and magnetic energy are forms of energy.
PS.1.3.a: There are many different forms of energy. Energy is the ability to cause motion or create change.
Correlation last revised: 8/29/2016