6.P: Physical Sciences

6.P1U1.1: Analyze and interpret data to show that changes in states of matter are caused by different rates of movement of atoms in solids, liquids, and gases (Kinetic Theory).

Phase Changes
Phases of Water

6.P1U1.2: Plan and carry out an investigation to demonstrate that variations in temperature and/or pressure affect changes in state of matter.

Phase Changes
Phases of Water

6.P1U1.3: Develop and use models to represent that matter is made up of smaller particles called atoms.

Phase Changes

6.P2U1.4: Develop and use a model to predict how forces act on objects at a distance.

Free Fall Tower
Gravity Pitch
Ocean Tides
Tides - Metric
Weight and Mass

6.P4U2.5: Analyze how humans use technology to store (potential) and/or use (kinetic) energy.

Energy Conversions

6.E: Earth and Space Sciences

6.E1U1.6: Investigate and construct an explanation demonstrating that radiation from the Sun provides energy and is absorbed to warm the Earth’s surface and atmosphere.

Greenhouse Effect - Metric
Heat Absorption

6.E2U1.7: Use ratios and proportions to analyze and interpret data related to scale, properties, and relationships among objects in our solar system.

Beam to Moon (Ratios and Proportions)
Beam to Moon (Ratios and Proportions) - Metric

6.E2U1.8: Develop and use models to explain how constellations and other night sky patterns appear to move due to Earth’s rotation and revolution.

Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun

6.E2U1.9: Develop and use models to construct an explanation of how eclipses, moon phases, and tides occur within the Sun-Earth-Moon system.

2D Eclipse
3D Eclipse
Eclipse
Moonrise, Moonset, and Phases
Ocean Tides
Phases of the Moon
Tides - Metric

6.E2U1.10: Use a model to show how the tilt of Earth’s axis causes variations in the length of the day and gives rise to seasons.

Seasons Around the World
Seasons in 3D
Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun
Seasons: Why do we have them?
Summer and Winter

6.L: Life Sciences

6.L2U3.11: Use evidence to construct an argument regarding the impact of human activities on the environment and how they positively and negatively affect the competition for energy and resources in ecosystems.

Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
Forest Ecosystem
Pond Ecosystem

6.L2U3.12: Engage in argument from evidence to support a claim about the factors that cause species to change and how humans can impact those factors.

Natural Selection
Rainfall and Bird Beaks
Rainfall and Bird Beaks - Metric

6.L2U1.13: Develop and use models to demonstrate the interdependence of organisms and their environment including biotic and abiotic factors.

Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
Food Chain
Plants and Snails
Pond Ecosystem
Prairie Ecosystem

6.L2U1.14: Construct a model that shows the cycling of matter and flow of energy in ecosystems.

Carbon Cycle
Cell Energy Cycle
Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
Food Chain
Forest Ecosystem

Correlation last revised: 9/15/2020

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