II: Physical Science

II.D: Motion

II.D.1: The student will understand that changes in speed or direction of motion are caused by forces.

II.D.1.1: The student will investigate the use of a lever, inclined plane and wheel and axle to move objects.

Ants on a Slant (Inclined Plane)
Wheel and Axle

II.D.1.2: The student will demonstrate that the greater the force applied, the greater the change in motion.

Charge Launcher
Force and Fan Carts

IV: Life Science

IV.E: Biological Populations Change Over Time

IV.E.1: The student will know that biological populations change over time.

IV.E.1.1: The student will recognize that individuals of the same species differ in their characteristics and that sometimes the differences give individuals an advantage in surviving and reproducing.

Prairie Ecosystem

IV.E.1.2: The student will recognize that extinction of a species occurs when the environment changes and the adaptive characteristics of a species are insufficient to allow its survival.

Pond Ecosystem

IV.F: Flow of Matter and Energy

IV.F.1: The student will know that matter and energy flow into, out of, and within a biological system.

IV.F.1.1: The student will recognize that organisms need energy to stay alive and grow, and that this energy originates from the sun.

Energy Conversions
Prairie Ecosystem

IV.F.1.2: The student will use food webs to describe the relationships among producers, consumers, and decomposers in an ecosystem in Minnesota.

Forest Ecosystem
Prairie Ecosystem

IV.F.1.3: The student will recognize that organisms are growing, dying and decaying, and that their matter is recycled.

Prairie Ecosystem

Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017

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