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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? 0007.1. Checks for Understanding 0007.1.1. Use puzzles to determine that there are many parts that make up a whole.
0007.1.2. Use building blocks to create a whole from the parts.
GLE.0007.1. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0007.1.1. Recognize that many things are made of parts.
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 human-made worlds on energy? GLE.0007.10. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0007.10.2. Investigate the effect of the sun on a variety of materials.
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? 0007.11. Checks for Understanding 0007.11.1. Use a variety of objects to demonstrate different types of movement. (e.g., straight line/zigzag, backwards/forward, side to side, in circles, fast/slow).
GLE.0007.11. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0007.11.1. Explore different ways that objects move.
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? 0007.2. Checks for Understanding 0007.2.1. Categorize objects or images of objects as living or non-living according to their characteristics.
GLE.0007.2. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0007.2.1. Recognize that some things are living and some are not.
GLE.0007.2.2. Know that people interact with their environment through their senses. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide My senses
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? 0007.3. Checks for Understanding 0007.3.1. Observe plants and animals and make records of their similarities and differences.
0007.3.2. Record information about the care, feeding, and maintenance of a living thing.
GLE.0007.3. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0007.3.1. Recognize that living things require water, food, and air.
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? 0007.4. Checks for Understanding 0007.4.1. Observe a plant to identify how it changes as it grows from a seed to the adult plant and record data using non-standard measurement devices.
0007.4.2. Match pictures of seedlings to adult plants and a juvenile to the adult animal.
GLE.0007.4. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0007.4.1. Observe how plants and animals change as they grow.
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? 0007.5. Checks for Understanding 0007.5.1. Use a variety of representations to describe similarities and differences among plants and animals.
0007.5.2. Create a mural of an ecosystem and compare the characteristics of animals and plants within that environment.
GLE.0007.5. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0007.5.1. Compare the basic features of plants and animals.
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? 0007.6. Checks for Understanding 0007.6.1. Create a Venn diagram to compare the objects that can be seen in the day and night sky. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Sky
0007.6.2. Observe, discuss, and draw objects found in the day and night sky. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Sky
GLE.0007.6. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0007.6.1. Know the different objects that are visible in the day and night sky. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Sky
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? 0007.7. Checks for Understanding 0007.7.1. Identify non-living materials found on the school site and discuss how these materials are similar and different.
0007.7.3. Observe familiar environments and make lists of natural and manmade objects.
GLE.0007.7. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0007.7.1. Identify non-living materials found on the surface of the earth.
GLE.0007.7.2. Recognize that some objects are manmade and that some occur naturally.
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 of 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? 0007.8. Checks for Understanding 0007.8.1. Collect, compare, and record daily weather data during different seasons. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Weather
0007.8.2. Infer the relationship between temperature and seasonal change by maintaining a paper chain on which dates are recorded and temperature described according to different colors. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The seasons Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Weather
GLE.0007.8. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0007.8.2. Collect daily weather data at different times of the year. 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? 0007.9. Checks for Understanding 0007.9.1. Observe, identify, and compare the properties of various objects such as color, shape, and size.
0007.9.2. Observe, discuss, and compare characteristics of various solids and liquids.
GLE.0007.9. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0007.9.1. Describe an object by its observable properties.
GLE.0007.9.2. Identify objects and materials as solids or 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? 0007.Inq. Checks for Understanding 0007.Inq.1. Use senses and simple tools to make observations.
0107.Inq. Checks for Understanding 0007.Inq.1. Use senses and simple tools to make observations.
GLE.0007.Inq. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0007.Inq.1. Observe the world of familiar objects using the senses and tools.
GLE.0007.Inq.2. Ask questions, make logical predictions, plan investigations, and represent data.
TN.T/E.Technology and Engineering
Technology and Engineering
CS.T/E. Society benefits when engineers apply scientific discoveries to design materials and processes that develop into enabling technologies. GQ.T/E. How do science concepts, engineering skills, and applications of technology improve the quality of life? 0007.T/E. Checks for Understanding 0007.T/E.3. Use tools to measure materials and construct simple products.
0107.T/E. Checks for Understanding 0007.T/E.3. Use tools to measure materials and construct simple products.
GLE.0007.T/E. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0007.T/E.1. Recognize that both natural materials and human-made tools have specific characteristics that determine their use.
GLE.0107.T/E. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0007.T/E.1. Recognize that both natural materials and human-made tools have specific characteristics that determine their use.