PS1: Matter and Its Interactions

PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter

PS1.A.1: Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.

Phase Changes
Phases of Water

PS1.A.2: Measure and graph quantities to provide evidence that regardless of the type of change that occurs when heating, cooling, or mixing substances, the total weight of matter is conserved.

Chemical Changes

PS1.B: Types of Interactions of Matter

PS1.B.2: Conduct an investigation to determine whether the combining of two or more substances results in new substances.

Chemical Changes

PS2: Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

PS2.B: Types of Interaction

PS2.B.1: Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed toward the planet's center.

Free Fall Tower
Gravity Pitch

PS3: Energy

PS3.D: Energy in Chemical Process and Everyday

PS3.D.1: Use models to describe that energy stored in food (used for body repair, growth, motion, and to maintain body warmth) was once energy from the sun.

Energy Conversions

LS1: From Molecules to Organisms: Structure and Processes

LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms

LS1.C.1: Support an argument that plants get the materials (i.e. carbon dioxide, water, sunlight) they need for growth chiefly from air and water.

Plants and Snails

LS2: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

LS2.B: Cycles of Matter and Energy Transfer in Ecosystems

LS2.B.1: Develop a model to describe the movement of matter among plants, animals, decomposers, and the environment.

Carbon Cycle
Food Chain
Forest Ecosystem
Plants and Snails
Prairie Ecosystem

ESS1: Earth's Place in the Universe

ESS1.B: Earth and the Solar System

ESS1.B.1: Make observations during different seasons to relate the amount of daylight to the time of year.

Comparing Earth and Venus
Summer and Winter

ESS1.B.2: Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in length and direction of shadows, day and night, and the seasonal appearance of some stars in the night sky.

Observing Weather (Customary)
Observing Weather (Metric)
Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun
Summer and Winter

ESS2: Earth's Systems

ESS2.A: Earth Materials and Systems

ESS2.A.1: Develop a model using an example to describe ways the geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and/or atmosphere interact.

Carbon Cycle
Coastal Winds and Clouds
Coastal Winds and Clouds - Metric
Erosion Rates
Greenhouse Effect
Greenhouse Effect - Metric
Hurricane Motion
Hurricane Motion - Metric
River Erosion
Rock Cycle
Water Cycle

ESS2.C: The Role of Water in Earth's Surface Processes

ESS2.C.1: Describe and graph the amounts and percentages of water and fresh water in various reservoirs to provide evidence about the distribution of water on Earth.

Water Cycle

ESS3: Earth and Human Activity

ESS3.C: Human Impacts on Earth's Systems

ESS3.C.1: Obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the Earth’s resources and environment.

Water Pollution

ETS1: Engineering Design

ETS1.A: Defining and Delimiting Engineering Problems

ETS1.A.1: Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.

Digestive System

ETS1.B: Developing Possible Solutions

ETS1.B.1: Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

Digestive System
Programmable Rover

ETS1.C: Optimizing the Solution Process

ETS1.C.1: Plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved.

Digestive System

Correlation last revised: 9/16/2020

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