NCES.5.P: Forces and Motion

NCES.5.P.1: Understand force, motion and the relationship between them.

NCES.5.P.1.1: Explain how factors such as gravity, friction, and change in mass affect the motion of objects.

Force and Fan Carts

NCES.5.P.1.3: Illustrate the motion of an object using a graph to show a change in position over a period of time.

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

NCES.5.P.1.4: Predict the effect of a given force or a change in mass on the motion of an object.

Force and Fan Carts

NCES.5.P: Matter: Properties and Change

NCES.5.P.2: Understand the interactions of matter and energy and the changes that occur.

NCES.5.P.2.1: Explain how the sun’s energy impacts the processes of the water cycle (including, evaporation, transpiration, condensation, precipitation and runoff).

Water Cycle

NCES.5.P.2.2: Compare the weight of an object to the sum of the weight of its parts before and after an interaction.

Chemical Changes

NCES.5.E: Earth Systems, Structures and Processes

NCES.5.E.1: Understand weather patterns and phenomena, making connections to the weather in a particular place and time.

NCES.5.E.1.1: Compare daily and seasonal changes in weather conditions (including wind speed and direction, precipitation, and temperature) and patterns.

Weather Maps
Weather Maps - Metric

NCES.5.L: Structures and Functions of Living Organisms

NCES.5.L.1: Understand how structures and systems of organisms (to include the human body) perform functions necessary for life.

NCES.5.L.1.2: Compare the major systems of the human body (digestive, respiratory, circulatory, muscular, skeletal, and cardiovascular) in terms of their functions necessary for life.

Circulatory System

NCES.5.L: Ecosystems

NCES.5.L.2: Understand the interdependence of plants and animals with their ecosystem.

NCES.5.L.2.2: Classify the organisms within an ecosystem according to the function they serve: producers, consumers, or decomposers (biotic factors).

Forest Ecosystem

NCES.5.L: Evolution and Genetics

NCES.5.L.3: Understand why organisms differ from or are similar to their parents based on the characteristics of the organism.

NCES.5.L.3.1: Explain why organisms differ from or are similar to their parents based on the characteristics of the organism.


NCES.5.L.3.2: Give examples of likenesses that are inherited and some that are not.


Correlation last revised: 9/15/2020

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