S.1: Physical Science

S.1.GLE.1: Identify and calculate the direction and magnitude of forces that act on an object, and explain the results in the object?s change of motion

S.1.GLE.1.IQ: Inquiry Questions:

S.1.GLE.1.IQ.1: What relationships exists among force, mass, speed, and acceleration?

Free-Fall Laboratory
Pendulum Clock

S.1.GLE.2: There are different forms of energy, and those forms of energy can be changed from one form to another ? but total energy is conserved

S.1.GLE.2.IQ: Inquiry Questions:

S.1.GLE.2.IQ.1: Which forms of energy can be directly observed, and which forms of energy must be inferred?

Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

S.1.GLE.2.IQ.2: What evidence supports the existence of potential and kinetic energy?

Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

S.1.GLE.2.RA: Relevance and Application:

S.1.GLE.2.RA.2: Kinetic energy often is turned into heat such as when brakes are applied to a vehicle or when space vehicles re-enter Earth?s atmosphere.

Air Track
Energy Conversion in a System

S.1.GLE.2.N: Nature of Science:

S.1.GLE.2.N.1: Share experimental data, and respectfully discuss conflicting results.

Hearing: Frequency and Volume

S.1.GLE.3: Distinguish between physical and chemical changes, noting that mass is conserved during any change

S.1.GLE.3.IQ: Inquiry Questions:

S.1.GLE.3.IQ.1: What evidence can indicate whether a change is physical or chemical?

Chemical Changes

S.1.GLE.3.IQ.2: Is it easier to observe the conservation of mass in physical or chemical changes? Why?

Chemical Changes

S.1.GLE.3.IQ.3: What would happen if mass were not conserved?

Chemical Changes
Chemical Equations

S.1.GLE.3.RA: Relevance and Application:

S.1.GLE.3.RA.1: The freezing, thawing, and vaporization of Earth?s water provide examples of physical changes.

Phase Changes

S.1.GLE.3.N: Nature of Science:

S.1.GLE.3.N.1: Evaluate the reproducibility of an experiment, and critically examine conflicts in experimental results.

Effect of Environment on New Life Form
Growing Plants
Pendulum Clock
Seed Germination
Temperature and Sex Determination - Metric

S.1.GLE.3.N.2: Share experimental data, and respectfully discuss conflicting results emulating the practice of scientists.

Effect of Environment on New Life Form
Hearing: Frequency and Volume
Pendulum Clock

S.1.GLE.4: Recognize that waves such as electromagnetic, sound, seismic, and water have common characteristics and unique properties

S.1.GLE.4.IQ: Inquiry Questions:

S.1.GLE.4.IQ.1: What are some different ways to describe waves?

Longitudinal Waves
Ripple Tank
Sound Beats and Sine Waves

S.2: Life Science

S.2.GLE.1: Human activities can deliberately or inadvertently alter ecosystems and their resiliency

S.2.GLE.1.RA: Relevance and Application:

S.2.GLE.1.RA.1: Human activities such as cutting down forests and polluting water or covering deserts with fields of solar panels are constantly changing various cycles and habitats in the natural world.

Rabbit Population by Season

S.2.GLE.2: Organisms reproduce and transmit genetic information (genes) to offspring, which influences individuals? traits in the next generation

S.2.GLE.2.IQ: Inquiry Questions:

S.2.GLE.2.IQ.1: How are traits passed from one generation to the next?

Mouse Genetics (One Trait)
Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)

S.2.GLE.2.IQ.2: What traits can be passed to the next generation and what traits cannot?

Mouse Genetics (One Trait)
Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)

S.2.GLE.2.N: Nature of Science:

S.2.GLE.2.N.1: Understand the interconnected nature of math and science by utilizing math in the prediction of future generations.

Food Chain

S.2.GLE.2.N.2: Recognize that current understanding of genetics has developed over time and become more sophisticated as new technologies have lead to new evidence.

DNA Analysis

S.3: Earth Systems Science

S.3.GLE.1: Weather is a result of complex interactions of Earth's atmosphere, land and water, that are driven by energy from the sun, and can be predicted and described through complex models

S.3.GLE.1.IQ: Inquiry Questions:

S.3.GLE.1.IQ.1: Why does weather vary from day to day?

Coastal Winds and Clouds - Metric
Hurricane Motion - Metric
Weather Maps - Metric

S.3.GLE.1.IQ.4: How do weather patterns relate to climate?

Coastal Winds and Clouds - Metric
Hurricane Motion - Metric
Weather Maps - Metric

S.3.GLE.2: Earth has a variety of climates defined by average temperature, precipitation, humidity, air pressure, and wind that have changed over time in a particular location

S.3.GLE.2.RA: Relevance and Application:

S.3.GLE.2.RA.2: Computer models help people understand past, present, and future climates.

Weather Maps - Metric

S.3.GLE.3: The solar system is comprised of various objects that orbit the Sun and are classified based on their characteristics

S.3.GLE.3.IQ: Inquiry Questions:

S.3.GLE.3.IQ.1: How are the various bodies in the solar system similar and different?

Solar System Explorer

S.3.GLE.3.IQ.3: Why do objects such as satellites, Moons and planets stay in orbit?

Comparing Earth and Venus
Gravity Pitch
Moonrise, Moonset, and Phases
Solar System Explorer

Correlation last revised: 5/20/2019

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