3.1: Biological Sciences

3.1.4.A2: Energy Flow

3.1.4.A2.1: Describe the different resources that plants and animals need to live.

Growing Plants

3.1.4.B1: Heredity

3.1.4.B1.1: Describe features that are observable in both parents and their offspring.


3.2: Physical Sciences: Chemistry and Physics

3.2.4.A1: Properties of Matter

3.2.4.A1.1: Identify and classify objects based on their observable and measurable physical properties.

Mineral Identification

3.2.4.A5: Unifying Themes

3.2.4.A5.1: Use models to demonstrate the physical change as water goes from liquid to ice and from liquid to vapor.

Phases of Water

3.2.4.B1: Force & Motion of Particles and Rigid Bodies

3.2.4.B1.1: Explain how an object’s change in motion can be observed and measured.

Free Fall Tower
Measuring Motion

3.2.4.B2: Energy Storage and Transformations: Conservation Laws

3.2.4.B2.1: Identify types of energy and their ability to be stored and changed from one form to another.

Energy Conversions

3.2.4.B4: Electrical and Magnetic Energy

3.2.4.B4.1: Apply knowledge of basic electrical circuits to the design and construction of simple direct current circuits.

Circuit Builder

3.2.4.B4.2: Compare and contrast series and parallel circuits.

Circuit Builder

3.2.4.B4.3: Demonstrate that magnets have poles that repel and attract each other.


3.2.4.B5: Nature of Waves (Sound and Light Energy)

3.2.4.B5.2: Demonstrate how light can be reflected, refracted, or absorbed by an object.

Color Absorption
Heat Absorption
Subtractive Colors

3.2.4.B6: Unifying Themes

3.2.4.B6.1: Give examples of how energy can be transformed from one form to another.

Energy Conversions

3.3: Earth and Space Sciences

3.3.4.A1: Earth Features and the Processes that Change It

3.3.4.A1.3: Recognize that the surface of the earth changes due to slow processes and rapid processes.


3.3.4.A2: Earth’s Resources/Materials

3.3.4.A2.1: Identify basic properties and uses of Earth’s materials including rocks, soils, water, and gases of the atmosphere.

Mineral Identification

3.3.4.A4: Water

3.3.4.A4.2: Describe phase changes in the forms of water on Earth.

Water Cycle

3.3.4.B1: Composition and Structure

3.3.4.B1.1: Identify planets in our solar system and their basic characteristics.

Solar System

3.3.4.B1.2: Describe the earth’s place in the solar system that includes the sun (a star), planets, and many moons.

Phases of the Moon
Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun
Solar System

3.3.4.B2: Unifying Themes

3.3.4.B2.2: Identify major lunar phases.

Phases of the Moon

3.3.4.B2.3: Explain time (days, seasons) using solar system motions.

Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun
Summer and Winter

3.4: Technology and Engineering Education

3.4.4.C1: Design Attributes

3.4.4.C1.1: Understand that there is no perfect design.


3.4.4.C2: Engineering Design

3.4.4.C2.1: Describe the engineering design process:


3.4.4.D2: Using and Maintaining Technological Systems

3.4.4.D2.2: Identify and use simple hand tools (e.g., hammer, scale) correctly and safely.

Weight and Mass

3.4.4.E3: Energy and Power Technologies

3.4.4.E3.1: Identify types of energy and the importance of energy conservation.

Energy Conversions

Correlation last revised: 9/16/2020

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