D: Physical Science

D.4.1 b: Describe objects by the materials they are made of and by their physical properties.

Mineral Identification

D.4.2 a: Classify objects based on their observable physical properties; such as, texture, color, hardness, shape, and composition.

Mineral Identification

D.4.3 a: Know that there are three states of matter: solid, liquid, or gas.

Phases of Water

D.4.5 b: Use appropriate simple science instruments to aid in making observations and collect data.

Weight and Mass

D.4.6 a: Compare, contrast, and explain what happens to an object at rest and an object in motion:

Free Fall Tower

E: Earth and Space Science

E.4.2 b: Compare and contrast properties of rocks and minerals; such as, hardness, color, texture, and appearance.

Mineral Identification

E.4.4 a: Identify the sun, moon, and stars in the sky, and recognize that they appear to change position in the sky over time.

Phases of the Moon
Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun

E.4.6 a: Describe changes, patterns, and cycles that are observable during night/day and seasonal events on earth.

Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun
Summer and Winter

E.4.6 b: Recognize that there are patterns in the earth's motion activities.

Phases of the Moon

F: Life and Environmental Science

F.4.1 b: Communicate (understand) that plants and animals have certain structures with specific functions that help them grow, reproduce, and survive.

Flower Pollination

F.4.3 b: Explain to others that offspring look very much, but not exactly, like their parents or one another.


F.4.4 c: Explain to others that plants and animals both depend on nonliving things in the environment (habitat).

Pond Ecosystem

Correlation last revised: 5/31/2018

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