4-2: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the characteristics and patterns of behavior that allow organisms to survive in their own distinct environments. (Life Science)

4-2.4: Distinguish between the characteristics of an organism that are inherited and those that are acquired over time.


4-3: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the properties, movements, and locations of objects in the solar system. (Earth Science)

4-3.1: Recall that Earth is one of many planets in the solar system that orbit the Sun.

Gravity Pitch
Solar System

4-3.2: Compare the properties (including the type of surface and atmosphere) and the location of Earth to the Sun, which is a star, and the Moon.

Phases of the Moon

4-3.3: Explain how the Sun affects Earth.

Solar System

4-3.4: Explain how the tilt of Earth's axis and the revolution around the Sun results in the seasons of the year.

Summer and Winter

4-3.5: Explain how the rotation of Earth results in day and night.

Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun

4-3.6: Illustrate the phases of the Moon and the Moon's effect on ocean tides.

Ocean Tides
Phases of the Moon

4-3.7: Interpret the change in the length of shadows during the day in relation to the position of the Sun in the sky.

Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun

4-4: The student will demonstrate an understanding of weather patterns and phenomena. (Earth Science)

4-4.1: Summarize the processes of the water cycle (including evaporation, condensation, precipitation, and runoff).

Water Cycle

4-5: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the properties of light and electricity. (Physical Science)

4-5.1: Summarize the basic properties of light (including brightness and colors).

Additive Colors

4-5.2: Illustrate the fact that light, as a form of energy, is made up of many different colors.

Additive Colors

4-5.3: Summarize how light travels and explain what happens when it strikes an object (including reflection, refraction, and absorption).

Color Absorption
Heat Absorption

4-5.5: Explain how electricity, as a form of energy, can be transformed into other forms of energy (including light, heat, and sound).

Energy Conversions

4-5.6: Summarize the functions of the components of complete circuits (including wire, switch, battery, and light bulb).

Circuit Builder

4-5.7: Illustrate the path of electric current in series and parallel circuits.

Circuit Builder

4-5.8: Classify materials as either conductors or insulators of electricity.

Circuit Builder

4-5.9: Summarize the properties of magnets and electromagnets (including polarity, attraction/repulsion, and strength).


Correlation last revised: 5/24/2018

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