6-PS1: Matter and Its Interactions

6-PS1-4: Develop and use a model that predicts and describes changes in particle motion, temperature, and state of a pure substance when thermal energy is added or removed.

Boyle's Law and Charles's Law
Melting Points
Phase Changes
Phases of Water
Temperature and Particle Motion

6-PS3: Energy

6-PS3-3: Apply scientific principles to design, construct, and test a device that either minimizes or maximizes thermal energy transfer.

Feel the Heat

6-PS3-4: Plan an investigation to determine the relationships among the energy transferred, the type of matter, the mass, and the change in the average kinetic energy of the particles as measured by the temperature of the sample.

Calorimetry Lab
Energy Conversion in a System
Feel the Heat
Heat Transfer by Conduction
Phase Changes

6-PS4: Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer

6-PS4-2: Develop and use a model to describe that waves are reflected, absorbed, or transmitted through various materials.

Basic Prism
Color Absorption
Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
Eyes and Vision 1 - Seeing Color
Heat Absorption
Laser Reflection
Ripple Tank

6-LS1: From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes

6-LS1-1: Conduct an investigation to provide evidence that living things are made of cells; either one cell or many different numbers and types of cells.

Cell Types

6-LS1-2: Develop and use a model to describe the function of a cell as a whole and ways the parts of cells contribute to the function.

Cell Energy Cycle
Cell Structure
Cell Types
Paramecium Homeostasis

6-LS1-3: Use argument supported by evidence for how the body is a system of interacting subsystems composed of groups of cells.

Cell Types
Circulatory System
Digestive System
Frog Dissection
Muscles and Bones

6-LS1-8: Gather and synthesize information that sensory receptors respond to stimuli by sending messages to the brain for immediate behavior or storage as memories.

Eyes and Vision 2 - Focusing Light
Eyes and Vision 3 - Sensing Light
Sight vs. Sound Reactions
Animal Group Behavior

6-ESS2: Earth’s Systems

6-ESS2-1: Develop a model to describe the cycling of Earth’s materials and the flow of energy that drives this process.

Plate Tectonics
Rock Classification
Rock Cycle

6-ESS2-2: Construct an explanation based on evidence for how geoscience processes have changed Earth’s surface at varying time and spatial scales.

Erosion Rates
Plate Tectonics
River Erosion
Rock Cycle

6-ESS2-3: Analyze and interpret data on the distribution of fossils and rocks, continental shapes, and seafloor structures to provide evidence of the past plate motions.

Building Pangaea
Plate Tectonics

6-ESS2-4: Develop a model to describe the cycling of water through Earth’s systems driven by energy from the sun and the force of gravity.

Water Cycle

6-ESS2-5: Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for how the motions and complex interactions of air masses result in changes in weather conditions.

Coastal Winds and Clouds
Coastal Winds and Clouds - Metric
Hurricane Motion
Hurricane Motion - Metric
Weather Maps
Weather Maps - Metric

6-ESS2-6: Develop and use models to describe how unequal heating and rotation of the Earth cause patterns of atmospheric and oceanic circulation that determine regional climates.

Convection Cells

6-ESS3: Earth and Human Activity

6-ESS3-2: Analyze and interpret data on natural hazards to identify patterns, which help forecast future catastrophic events and inform the development of technologies to mitigate their effects.

Earthquakes 2 - Determination of Epicenter
Hurricane Motion
Hurricane Motion - Metric

Correlation last revised: 2/8/2022

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