6.1: Materials can be classified as pure substances or mixtures, depending on their chemical and physical properties.

6.1.C 1: Describe the properties of common elements such as oxygen, hydrogen, carbon, iron and aluminum.

Element Builder

6.2: An ecosystem is composed of all the populations that are living in a certain space and the physical factors with which they interact.

6.2.C 4: Describe how abiotic factors such as temperature, water and sunlight affect plants’ ability to create their own food through photosynthesis.

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Pond Ecosystem

6.2.C 5: Explain how populations are affected by predator-prey relationships.

Food Chain
Prairie Ecosystem

6.2.C 6: Describe common food webs in different Connecticut ecosystems

Forest Ecosystem

6.3: Variation in the amount of the sun's energy hitting the Earth's surface affects daily and seasonal weather patterns.

6.3.C 8: Explain how local weather conditions are related to the temperature, pressure and water content of the atmosphere and the proximity to a large body of water.

Coastal Winds and Clouds

6.3.C 9: Explain how the uneven heating of the Earth’s surface causes winds and affects the seasons.

Seasons in 3D
Seasons: Why do we have them?
Summer and Winter

6.4: Water moving across and through earth materials carries with it the products of human activities.

6.4.C 11: Explain how human activity may impact water resources in Connecticut such as local ponds, rivers and the Long Island Sound ecosystem.

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
Pond Ecosystem
Water Pollution

Correlation last revised: 5/9/2018

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