SC.4.4: Students will: demonstrate knowledge, understanding and applications of scientific facts, concepts, principles, theories and models as delineated in the objectives, demonstrate an understanding of the interrelationships among physics, chemistry, biology and the earth and space sciences, and apply knowledge, understanding and skills of science subject matter/concepts to daily life experiences.

SC.4.4.1: describe the different characteristics of plants and animals which help them to survive in different niches and environments.

Prairie Ecosystem

SC.4.4.4: compare and sequence changes in plant and animal life cycles.

Forest Ecosystem

SC.4.4.5: understand that plants and animals closely resemble their parents and that some characteristics are inherited from the parents and others result from interaction with the environment.


SC.4.4.6: identify human uses of plants and animals (e.g., food sources, medicines).

Prairie Ecosystem

SC.4.4.8: construct and explain models of habitats, food chains, and food webs.

Prairie Ecosystem

SC.4.4.13: identify various changes in states of matter to heat loss or gain.

Phases of Water

SC.4.4.15: investigate the density of liquids.


SC.4.4.16: identify different forms of energy and describe energy transformations that occur between them (e.g., electrical to heat, light to mechanical).

Energy Conversions

SC.4.4.18: investigate static electricity and conductors/nonconductors of electricity.

Circuit Builder

SC.4.4.19: construct simple electrical circuits.

Circuit Builder

SC.4.4.22: predict and investigate the motion of an object if the applied force is changed.

Force and Fan Carts

SC.4.4.30: identify the sun as a star.

Solar System

SC.4.4.31: describe the orbits of the Sun and Moon.

Phases of the Moon

Correlation last revised: 3/30/2010

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