6.PS: Physical Science

6.PS.2: Describe the motion of an object graphically showing the relationship between time and position.

Distance-Time Graphs - Metric
Free Fall Tower
Free-Fall Laboratory

6.PS.3: Describe how potential and kinetic energy can be transferred from one form to another.

Energy Conversion in a System
Energy Conversions
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Sled Wars

6.PS.4: Investigate the properties of light, sound, and other energy waves and how they are reflected, absorbed, and transmitted through materials and space.

Color Absorption
Heat Absorption
Longitudinal Waves

6.ESS: Earth and Space Science

6.ESS.1: Describe the role of gravity and inertia in maintaining the regular and predictable motion of celestial bodies.

Gravity Pitch

6.ESS.2: Design models to describe how Earth's rotation, revolution, tilt, and interaction with the sun and moon cause seasons, tides, changes in daylight hours, eclipses, and phases of the moon.

2D Eclipse
3D Eclipse
Phases of the Moon
Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun
Seasons: Why do we have them?
Summer and Winter
Tides - Metric

6.LS: Life Science

6.LS.1: Investigate and describe how homeostasis is maintained as living things seek out their basic needs of food, water, shelter, space, and air.

Paramecium Homeostasis

6.LS.2: Describe the role of photosynthesis in the flow of energy in food chains, energy pyramids, and food webs. Create diagrams to show how the energy in animals' food used for bodily processes was once energy from the sun.

Food Chain
Forest Ecosystem

6.LS.4: Investigate and use data to explain how changes in biotic and abiotic components in a given habitat can be beneficial or detrimental to native plants and animals.

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
Pond Ecosystem
Rabbit Population by Season

6-8.E: Engineering

6-8.E.3: Analyze data from investigations to determine similarities and differences among several design solutions to identify the best characteristics of each that can be combined into a new solution to better meet the criteria for success.


6-8.E.4: Develop a prototype to generate data for repeated investigations and modify a proposed object, tool, or process such that an optimal design can be achieved.


Correlation last revised: 9/16/2020

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