SC.5.3: Structure and Properties of Matter

SC.5.3.1: Gather, analyze, and communicate evidence of structure and properties of matter.

SC.5.3.1.A: Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.

Phase Changes
Phases of Water

SC.5.3.1.B: 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

SC.5.3.1.C: Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties.

Chemical Changes
Circuit Builder
Mineral Identification
Mystery Powder Analysis
Solubility and Temperature

SC.5.3.1.D: Conduct an investigation to determine whether the mixing of two or more substances results in new substances.

Chemical Changes

SC.5.8: Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems

SC.5.8.2: Gather and analyze data to communicate understanding of matter and energy in organisms and ecosystems.

SC.5.8.2.A: Use models to describe that energy in animals’ food (used for body repair, growth, and motion and to maintain body warmth) was once energy from the sun.

Energy Conversions

SC.5.8.2.B: Support an argument that plants get the materials they need for growth chiefly from air and water.

Plants and Snails

SC.5.8.2.C: 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

SC.5.11: Space Systems: Earth’s Stars and Solar System

SC.5.11.3: Gather and analyze data to communicate understanding of space systems: Earth’s stars and solar system.

SC.5.11.3.A: Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down.

Free Fall Tower
Gravity Pitch

SC.5.11.3.C: Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in the 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

SC.5.13: Earth’s Systems

SC.5.13.4: Gather and analyze data to communicate understanding of Earth’s systems.

SC.5.13.4.A: 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

SC.5.13.4.C: Obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the Earth’s resources and environment.

Water Pollution

SC.5.13.4.E: 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

Correlation last revised: 9/15/2020

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