4.P: Students will use appropriate scientific models to describe and quantify the nature and interactions of matter and energy.

4.P.1: Describe structures and properties of, and changes in, matter.

4.P.1.2: Students are able to explain how some physical properties remain the same as the mass is changed.

4.P.1.2.a: Define mass.

Mineral Identification
Weight and Mass

4.P.1.3: Students are able to differentiate between the states of matter caused by changes in temperature using water.

4.P.1.3.a: Define states of matter.

Phases of Water

4.P.2: Analyze forces, their forms, and their effects on motions.

4.P.2.1: Students are able to demonstrate how forces act over a distance.

4.P.2.1.a: Define force.

Force and Fan Carts

4.P.3: Analyze interactions of energy and matter.

4.P.3.1: Students are able to identify materials as being conductors or insulators of electricity.

4.P.3.1.a: Define a conductor and an insulator.

Circuit Builder

4.P.3.2: Students are able to construct and define a simple circuit.

4.P.3.2.a: Give examples of simple circuits.

Circuit Builder

4.P.3.2.b: Define parallel and series circuits.

Circuit Builder

4.P.3.3: Students are able to use magnets, electromagnets, magnetic fields, and compasses to explore magnetic energy.

4.P.3.3.a: Define magnets and their properties.


4.P.3.3.c: Demonstrate polarity using magnets and dry cells.


4.L: Students will describe structures and attributes of living things, processes of life, and interaction with each other and the environment.

4.L.3: Analyze how organisms are linked to one another and the environment.

4.L.3.1: Students are able to describe the flow of energy through food chains and webs.

4.L.3.1.a: Understand food chains.

Prairie Ecosystem

4.E: Students will analyze the composition, formative processes, and history of the universe, solar system, and Earth.

4.E.1: Analyze the various structures and processes of the Earth system.

4.E.1.1: Students are able to describe the basic stages of the water cycle.

4.E.1.1.a: Define evaporation, condensation, and precipitation.

Water Cycle

4.E.2: Analyze essential principles and ideas about the composition and structure of the universe.

4.E.2.1: Students are able to describe the motions of Earth, Sun, and Moon.

4.E.2.1.a: Revolution and rotation

Phases of the Moon
Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun

4.E.2.1.c: Describe relative size and position of moons, planets, and stars.

Solar System

4.E.2.1.d: Identify the characteristics of the planets.

Solar System

Correlation last revised: 5/24/2018

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