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Correlation of Science Content Standards

Grades K-4

  • Unifying Concepts and Processes

Evidence, models, and explanation (lessons 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12)
Change, constancy, and measurement (lessons 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, )
Form and function (lessons 2, 4, 5)

  • Science as Inquiry

Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry (lessons 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12)
Understanding about scientific inquiry (lessons 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12)

  • Physical Science

Properties of objects and materials (lessons 2, 3, 4, 5, 7)
Position and motion of objects (lessons 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14)

  • Science and Technology

Abilities of technological design (lessons 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12)
Understandings about science and technology (lessons - all)
Abilities to distinguish between natural objects and objects made by humans (lesson 6)

  • Science in Personal and Social Perspectives

Science and technology in local challenges (lessons 6, 13, 14, 15)

  • History and Nature of Science

Science as a human endeavor (lessons - all)



Correlation of Science Learning Outcomes

Fourth-Grade Proficiency Tests

  • Create and use categories to organize a set of objects, organisms or phenomena. (lessons 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 12)

  • Select instruments to make observations and/or organize observations of an event, object, or organism. (lessons 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 12)

 

  • Use a simple key to distinguish between objects. (lessons 6, 10, 11, 12)

  • Analyze a series of events and/or simple daily or seasonal cycles and predict the next likely occurrence in the sequence. (lessons 4, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14)

  • Evaluate a simple procedure to carry out an exploration. (lessons 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11)

  • Identify and/or discuss the selection of resources and tools used for exploring scientific phenomena. (lessons - all)



  • Evaluate, observations and measurements made by other persons. (lessons 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11 )

  • Demonstrate an understanding of safe use of materials and/or devices in science activities. (lessons 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12)

 

  • Explain the operations of a simple mechanical device. (lessons 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12 )

  • Explain and/or predict the motion of objects and/or describe the effects of some objects on other objects. (lessons 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12)


Related Pages:
Is Air Something? Index
Aerodynamics Index

 

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