5: Physical Science

5.1: Understand physical and chemical properties of matter.

5.1.PO 3: Describe changes of matter:

5.1.PO 3.a: physical - cutting wood, ripping paper, freezing water

Density Experiment: Slice and Dice
Phases of Water

5.1.PO 3.b: chemical - burning of wood, rusting of iron, milk turning sour

Chemical Changes

5.2: Understand the relationship between force and motion.

5.2.PO 1: Describe the following forces:

5.2.PO 1.b: friction

Force and Fan Carts

5.2.PO 3: Examine forces and motion through investigations using simple machines (e.g., wedge, plane, wheel and axle, pulley, lever).

Ants on a Slant (Inclined Plane)
Wheel and Axle

6: Earth and Space Science

6.2: Understand the processes acting on the Earth and their interaction with the earth systems.

6.2.PO 1: Describe how the Moon's appearance changes during a four-week lunar cycle.

Phases of the Moon

6.2.PO 2: Describe how Earth's rotation results in day and night at any particular location.

Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun

6.2.PO 3: Distinguish between revolution and rotation.

Comparing Earth and Venus
Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun

6.2.PO 4: Describe the role of gravity as an attractive force between celestial objects.

Gravity Pitch

6.3: Understand the relationships of the Earth and other objects in the solar system.

6.3.PO 1: Identify the known planets of the solar system.

Comparing Earth and Venus
Solar System

6.3.PO 2: Describe the distinguishing characteristics of the known planets in the solar system.

Solar System

6.3.PO 3: Describe various objects in the sky (e.g., asteroids, comets, stars, meteors/shooting stars).

Comparing Earth and Venus
Phases of the Moon

6.3.PO 4: Describe the change in position and motion of the following objects in the sky over time:

6.3.PO 4.a: real motion - Moon, planets

Phases of the Moon

6.3.PO 5: Explain the apparent motion of the Sun and stars.

Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun

Correlation last revised: 9/16/2020

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