4: Life Science

4.1: Understand the relationships between structures and functions of organisms.

4.1.PO 2: Describe the basic structure of a cell, including:

4.1.PO 2.a: cell wall

Cell Structure

4.1.PO 2.b: cell membrane

Cell Structure

4.1.PO 3: Describe the function of each of the following cell parts:

4.1.PO 3.a: cell wall

Cell Structure

4.1.PO 3.b: cell membrane

Cell Structure

4.1.PO 4: Differentiate between plant and animal cells.

Cell Structure

4.1.PO 6: Relate the following structures of living organisms to their functions:

4.1.PO 6.a: Animals

4.1.PO 6.a.2: digestion - stomach, intestines

Digestive System

4.1.PO 6.a.3: circulation - heart, veins, arteries, capillaries

Circulatory System

4.1.PO 7: Describe how the various systems of living organisms work together to perform a vital function:

4.1.PO 7.a: respiratory and circulatory

Circulatory System

4.1.PO 7.c: digestive and excretory

Digestive System

4.3: Analyze the relationships among various organisms and their environment.

4.3.PO 1: Explain that sunlight is the major source of energy for most ecosystems.

Food Chain

5: Physical Science

5.3: Understand that energy can be stored and transferred.

5.3.PO 1: Identify various ways in which electrical energy is generated using renewable and nonrenewable resources (e.g., wind, dams, fossil fuels, nuclear reactions).

Energy Conversions

5.3.PO 2: Identify several ways in which energy may be stored.

Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Potential Energy on Shelves

5.3.PO 3: Compare the following ways in which energy may be transformed:

5.3.PO 3.a: mechanical to electrical

Energy Conversions

5.3.PO 3.b: electrical to thermal

Energy Conversions

5.3.PO 4: Explain how thermal energy (heat energy) can be transferred by:

5.3.PO 4.a: conduction

Conduction and Convection
Heat Transfer by Conduction

5.3.PO 4.b: convection

Conduction and Convection

5.3.PO 4.c: radiation

Heat Absorption
Herschel Experiment - Metric

6: Earth and Space Science

6.1: Describe the composition and interactions between the structure of the Earth and its atmosphere.

6.1.PO 4: Analyze the interactions between the Earth’s atmosphere and the Earth’s bodies of water (water cycle).

Water Cycle

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

6.2.PO 1: Explain how water is cycled in nature.

Water Cycle

6.2.PO 4: Analyze the following factors that affect climate:

6.2.PO 4.c: location

Coastal Winds and Clouds - Metric

6.2.PO 5: Analyze the impact of large-scale weather systems on the local weather.

Weather Maps - Metric

Correlation last revised: 9/16/2020

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