24: Illustrate how heating/cooling affects the motion of small particles in different phases of matter

Phases of Water

26: Measure, record, and graph changes in position over time (e.g., speed of cars, ball rolling down inclined plane)

Ants on a Slant (Inclined Plane)
Free Fall Tower
Measuring Motion

27: Describe how the amount of force needed to cause an object to change its motion depends on the mass of the object

Force and Fan Carts

33: Describe how heat energy moves through a material by conduction

Conduction and Convection

36: Test and classify materials as conductors and insulators of electricity

Circuit Builder

37: Demonstrate how a complete circuit is needed for conducting electricity

Circuit Builder

39: Describe energy transformations (e.g., electricity to light, friction to heat)

Energy Conversions

42: Describe how the organs of the circulatory and respiratory systems function

Circulatory System

45: Identify reproductive structures in plants and describe the functions of each

Flower Pollination

49: Compare similarities and differences between parents and offspring in plants and animals


55: Recognize that sedimentary rocks are composed of particles that result from weathering and erosion (e.g., sandstones, conglomerates)

Rock Cycle

58: Draw, label, and explain the components of a water cycle

Water Cycle

62: Classify rocks and minerals according to texture, color, luster, hardness, and effervescence

Mineral Identification

63: Demonstrate and explain how Earth's surface is changed as a result of slow and rapid processes (e.g., sand dunes, canyons, volcanoes, earthquakes)

Rock Cycle

64: Describe and sequence the phases of the Moon and eclipses

Phases of the Moon

65: Compare a solar and a lunar eclipse


67: Explain the changing appearance of the Moon and its location in the sky over the course of a month

Phases of the Moon

68: Identify the relationship between Earth's tilt and revolution and the seasons

Summer and Winter

70: Design an ecosystem that includes living (biotic) and nonliving (abiotic) components and illustrates interdependence

Pond Ecosystem

71: Describe and explain food chains/webs and the directional flow of energy in various ecosystems (e.g., construct a model, drawing, diagram, graphic organizer)

Forest Ecosystem
Prairie Ecosystem

72: Predict and describe consequences of the removal of one component in a balanced ecosystem (e.g., consumer, herbivores, nonliving component)

Forest Ecosystem
Pond Ecosystem

Correlation last revised: 5/11/2018

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