6.1: Materials can be classified as pure substances or mixtures, depending on their chemical and physical properties.

6.1.1: Distinguish between mass and density.

Density Laboratory

6.1.3: Demonstrate that different substances float or sink in water depending on their density.

Density Experiment: Slice and Dice
Density Laboratory
Density via Comparison
Determining Density via Water Displacement

6.1.8: Compare and contrast physical and chemical changes, and use evidence to support or refute a claim that a chemical reaction has occurred.

Chemical Changes
Chemical Equations

6.2: An ecosystem is composed of all the populations that are living in a certain space and the physical factors with which they interact.

6.2.1: Explain the interdependence between biotic and abiotic factors within a given ecosystem.

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Pond Ecosystem

6.2.2: Design and conduct a scientific investigation to explore the porosity and permeability of soils and their ability to support different plant life.

Growing Plants

6.2.3: Present an oral or written argument to support the claim that “The sun is the source of energy to support life on Earth.”

Energy Conversions

6.2.4: Investigate and report on the effects of abiotic factors on a plant’s ability to carry out photosynthesis.

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors

6.2.6: Create and interpret graphs that illustrate relationships between predator-prey populations over time.

Food Chain
Prairie Ecosystem

6.2.7: Evaluate the impacts of environmental changes caused by nature and by humans.

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
Pond Ecosystem

6.3: Variations in the amount of the sun’s energy hitting the earth’s surface affects daily and seasonal weather patterns.

6.3.2: Explain how changes in temperature, pressure, moisture and density of air create weather.

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

6.3.3: Describe differences between climate and weather.

Coastal Winds and Clouds - Metric

6.3.5: Predict the phase change that will result from the absorption or release of heat energy by solids, liquids or gases.

Phases of Water

6.3.6: Create models or diagrams that demonstrate how solar energy drives different phases of the water cycle.

Water Cycle

6.3.8: Compare and contrast conditions that cause local sea breezes/land breezes and global wind patterns.

Coastal Winds and Clouds - Metric

6.3.9: Predict the type of weather that may result given certain cloud types, warm and cold fronts and air pressure.

Weather Maps - Metric

6.3.10: Explain the causes of temperature differences between coastal and inland areas.

Pond Ecosystem

6.4: Water moving across and through earth materials carries with it the products of human activities.

6.4.1: Discuss and chart the reasons why water is essential for life.

Growing Plants

Correlation last revised: 9/16/2020

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