SC.6.4: Energy

SC.6.4.1: Gather, analyze, and communicate evidence of energy.

SC.6.4.1.A: Apply scientific principles to design, construct, and test a device that either minimizes or maximizes thermal energy transfer.

Feel the Heat

SC.6.4.1.B: Define the criteria and constraints of a design problem with sufficient precision to ensure a successful solution, taking into account relevant scientific principle and potential impacts on people and the natural environment that may limit possible solutions.

Crumple Zones
Feel the Heat
GMOs and the Environment
Genetic Engineering
Pendulum Clock

SC.6.4.1.C: Plan an investigation to determine the relationships among the energy transferred, the type of matter, the mass, and the change in the average kinetic energy of the particles as measured by the temperature of the sample.

Calorimetry Lab
Energy Conversion in a System
Feel the Heat
Heat Transfer by Conduction
Phase Changes

SC.6.4.1.D: Construct, use, and present arguments to support the claim that when the kinetic energy of an object changes, energy is transferred to or from the object.

Air Track
Energy Conversion in a System
Sled Wars

SC.6.6: Structure and Function and Information Processing

SC.6.6.2: Gather, analyze, and communicate evidence of the relationship between structure and function in living things.

SC.6.6.2.A: Conduct an investigation to provide evidence that living things are made of cells; either one cell or many different numbers and types of cells.

Cell Types
Embryo Development

SC.6.6.2.B: Develop and use a model to describe the function of a cell as a whole and ways parts of cells contribute to the function.

Cell Energy Cycle
Cell Structure
Cell Types
RNA and Protein Synthesis

SC.6.6.2.C: Use argument supported by evidence for how the body is a system of interacting subsystems composed of groups of cells.

Cell Types
Circulatory System
Digestive System

SC.6.6.2.D: Gather and synthesize information that sensory receptors respond to stimuli by sending messages to the brain for immediate behavior or storage as memories.

Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)

SC.6.9: Growth, Development, and Reproduction of Organisms

SC.6.9.3: Gather, analyze, and communicate evidence of the inheritance and variation of traits.

SC.6.9.3.A: Construct an argument based on evidence for how plant and animal adaptations affect the probability of successful reproduction.

Flower Pollination
Honeybee Hive

SC.6.9.3.B: Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for how environmental and genetic factors influence the growth of organisms.

Fast Plants® 1 - Growth and Genetics
Growing Plants
Measuring Trees
Seed Germination
Temperature and Sex Determination - Metric

SC.6.9.3.C: Develop and use a model to describe why asexual reproduction results in offspring with identical genetic information and sexual reproduction results in offspring with genetic variation.

Chicken Genetics
Fast Plants® 1 - Growth and Genetics
Fast Plants® 2 - Mystery Parent
Mouse Genetics (One Trait)
Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)

SC.6.12: Weather and Climate

SC.6.12.4: Gather, analyze, and communicate evidence of factors and interactions that affect weather and climate.

SC.6.12.4.A: Collect data to provide evidence for how the motions and complex interactions of air masses result in changes in weather conditions.

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

SC.6.12.4.C: Ask questions to clarify evidence of the factors that have caused the change in global temperatures over thousands of years.

Carbon Cycle
Greenhouse Effect - Metric

SC.6.12.4.D: Analyze and interpret data on weather and climate to forecast future catastrophic events and inform the development of technologies to mitigate their effect.

Hurricane Motion - Metric

SC.6.13: Earth’s Systems

SC.6.13.5: Gather, analyze, and communicate evidence of the flow of energy and cycling of matter associated with Earth’s materials and processes.

SC.6.13.5.A: Develop a model to describe the cycling of water through Earth’s systems driven by energy from the sun and the force of gravity.

Water Cycle

Correlation last revised: 9/15/2020

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