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TN.1.Life Science: Cells
CS.1. All living things are made of cells that perform functions necessary for life. GQ.1. How are plant and animals cells organized to carry on the processes of life? 0107.1. Checks for Understanding 0107.1.1. Combine pictures of major body parts to assemble a complete animal.
0107.1.2. Communicate the effect of using tools like magnifiers when examining different body parts.
GLE.0107.1. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0107.1.1. Recognize that living things have parts that work together.
GLE.0107.1.2. Use tools to examine major body parts and plant structures. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Plants
TN.10.Physical Science: Energy
CS.10. Various forms of energy are constantly being transformed into other types without any net loss of energy from the system. GQ.10. What basic energy related ideas are essential for understanding the dependency of the natural and man-made worlds on energy? 0107.10. Checks for Understanding 0107.10.1. Predict and determine what happens over the course of a school day when containers of sand, soil, and water with thermometers are placed in a sunny window.
0107.10.2. Predict and determine what happens over the course of a school day when containers of sand, soil and water with thermometers are placed in a shady location.
0107.10.3. Compare the temperature at different places around the school such as black top driveway, lawn, concrete areas, side of the building, under a shade tree, wet area, in the ground.
GLE.0107.10. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0107.10.1. Investigate the effect of the sun on land, water, and air.
TN.11.Physical Science: Motion
CS.11. Objects move in ways that can be observed, described, predicted, and measured. GQ.11. What causes objects to move differently under different circumstances? 0107.11. Checks for Understanding 0107.11.1. Use familiar objects to explore how the movement can be changed.
GLE.0107.11. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0107.11.1. Investigate how forces (push, pull) can move an object or change its direction.
TN.12.Physical Science: Forces in Nature
Physical Science: Forces in Nature
CS.12. Everything in the universe exerts a gravitational force on everything else; there is an interplay between magnetic fields and electrical currents. GQ.12. What are the scientific principles that explain gravity and electromagnetism? 0107.12. Checks for Understanding 0107.12.1. Identify and classify objects in the classroom as magnetic or non-magnetic. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Magnets Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Magnets
0107.12.2. Make predictions about how various objects will be affected by a magnet. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Magnets Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Magnets
GLE.0107.12. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0107.12.1. Investigate materials that are attracted to magnets. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Magnets Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Magnets
TN.2.Life Science: Interdependence
Life Science: Interdependence
CS.2. All life is interdependent and interacts with the environment. GQ.2. How do living things interact with one another and with the non-living elements of their environment? 0107.2. Checks for Understanding 0107.2.1. Identify the basic characteristics of living things. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Life cycles
0107.2.2. Record information about living or non-living objects in local environments.
0107.2.3. Sort and classify a variety of living and non-living materials based on their characteristics.
GLE.0107.2. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0107.2.1. Distinguish between living and non-living things in an environment.
TN.3.Life Science: Flow of Matter and Energy
Life Science: Flow of Matter and Energy
CS.3. Matter and energy flow through the biosphere. GQ.3. What scientific information explains how matter and energy flow through the biosphere? 0107.3. Checks for Understanding 0107.3.1. Conduct investigations and record data about the growth of different plants under varying conditions.
0107.3.2. Describe what plants and animals need in order to grow and remain healthy. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Animals
GLE.0107.3. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0107.3.1. Recognize that plants and animals are living things that grow and change over time. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Animals Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Life cycles Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Plants
TN.4.Life Science: Heredity
CS.4. Plants and animals reproduce and transmit hereditary information between generations. GQ.4. What are the principal mechanisms by which living things reproduce and transmit information between parents and offspring? 0107.4. Checks for Understanding 0107.4.1. Observe, describe, and record the life cycle of a particular animal.
GLE.0107.4. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0107.4.1. Observe and illustrate the life cycle of animals.
TN.5.Life Science: Biodiversity and Change
Life Science: Biodiversity and Change
CS.5. A rich variety of complex organisms have developed in response to a continually changing environment. GQ.5. How does natural selection explain how organisms have changed over time? 0107.5. Checks for Understanding 0107.5.1. Observe plants and animals on the school grounds and group them according to where they are found.
0107.5.2. Create a chart of different habitats and match animals to specific locations.
GLE.0107.5. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0107.5.1. Investigate how plants and animals can be grouped according to their habitats.
GLE.0107.5.2. Recognize that some organisms which formerly lived are no longer found on earth.
TN.6.Earth and Space Science: The Universe
Earth and Space Science: The Universe
CS.6. The cosmos is vast and explored well enough to know its basic structure and operational principles. GQ.6. What big ideas guide human understanding about the origin and structure of the universe, Earth's place in the cosmos, and observable motions and patterns in the sky? 0107.6. Checks for Understanding 0107.6.1. Create a chart of things that can be observed in the day and night sky. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Sky
0107.6.2. Identify objects in the sky and describe their observable similarities and differences. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Sky
GLE.0107.6. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0107.6.1. Compare and describe features of the day and night sky. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Sky
GLE.0107.6.2. Realize that the sun can only be seen during the day, while the moon can be seen at night and sometimes during the day.
TN.7.Earth and Space Science: The Earth
Earth and Space Science: The Earth
CS.7. Major geologic events that occur over eons or brief moments in time continually shape and reshape the surface of the Earth, resulting in continuous global change. GQ.7. How is the earth affected by long-term and short term geological cycles and the influence of man? 0107.7. Checks for Understanding 0107.7.3. Use bagged samples of earth materials or pictures from different areas to classify materials according to their use.
GLE.0107.7. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0107.7.1. Realize that water, rocks, soil, living organisms, and man-made objects make up the earth's surface.
GLE.0107.7.2. Classify earth materials according to their physical properties.
TN.8.Earth and Space Science: The Atmosphere
Earth and Space Science: The Atmosphere
CS.8. The earth is surrounded by an active atmosphere and an energy system that controls the distribution life, local weather, climate, and global temperature. GQ.8. How do the physical characteristics and the chemical makeup of the atmosphere influence surface processes and life on Earth? 0107.8. Checks for Understanding 0107.8.1. Collect daily weather information to predict what conditions might occur on the following day. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Weather
GLE.0107.8. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0107.8.1. Gather and interpret daily weather data. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Weather
TN.9.Physical Science: Matter
CS.9. The composition and structure of matter is known, and it behaves according to principles that are generally understood. GQ.9. How does the structure of matter influence its physical and chemical behavior? 0107.9. Checks for Understanding 0107.9.1. Classify solids according to their size, shape, color, texture, hardness, ability to change shape, magnetic attraction, whether they sink or float, and use.
0107.9.2. Compare liquids according to their color, ability to flow, solubility in water, and use.
GLE.0107.9. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0107.9.1. Classify objects according to their physical properties.
GLE.0107.9.2. Distinguish between the properties of solids and liquids.
CS.Inq. Understandings about scientific inquiry and the ability to conduct inquiry are essential for living in the 21st century. GQ.Inq. What tools, skills, knowledge, and dispositions are needed to conduct scientific inquiry? GLE.0107.Inq. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0107.Inq.1. Observe the world of familiar objects using the senses and tools.
GLE.0107.Inq.2. Ask questions, make logical predictions, plan investigations, and represent data.