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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? 0307.1. Checks for Understanding 0307.1.1. Use a magnifier to investigate and describe the function of root hairs, stem cross sections, and leaf veins. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Plants
GLE.0307.1. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0307.1.1. Use magnifiers to make observations of specific plant and body parts and describe their functions. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Plants
SPI.0307.1. State Performance Indicators SPI.0307.1.1. Identify specific parts of a plant and describe their function. 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? GLE.0307.10. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0307.10.1. Investigate phenomena that produce heat. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Energy
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? 0307.11. Checks for Understanding 0307.11.2. Use a variety of materials to produce sounds of different pitch and volume. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Sound
0307.11.3. Classify a variety of taped sounds according to their pitch and volume. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Sound
GLE.0307.11. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0307.11.3. Investigate how the pitch and volume of a sound can be changed. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Sound
SPI.0307.11. State Performance Indicators SPI.0307.11.1. Identify how the direction of a moving object is changed by an applied force.
SPI.0307.11.3. Distinguish between pitch and volume. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Sound
SPI.0307.11.4. Identify how sounds with different pitch and volume are produced. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Sound
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? 0307.12. Checks for Understanding 0307.12.1. Experiment with magnets to determine how distance affects magnetic attraction. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Magnets
0307.12.2. Determine that only certain types of objects are attracted to magnets. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Magnets
GLE.0307.12. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0307.12.1. Explore how magnets attract objects made of certain metals. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Magnets
SPI.0307.12. State Performance Indicators SPI.0307.12.1. Recognize that magnets can move objects without touching them. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Magnets
SPI.0307.12.2. Identify objects that are attracted to 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? 0307.2. Checks for Understanding 0307.2.1. Use a T-Chart to compare and contrast the characteristics of living and nonliving things.
0307.2.2. Label a drawing of an environment to illustrate interrelationships among plants and animals.
0307.2.3. Construct a diagram to demonstrate how plants, animals, and the environment interact to provide basic life requirements
GLE.0307.2. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0307.2.1. Categorize things as living or non-living.
GLE.0307.2.2. Explain how organisms with similar needs compete with one another for resources.
SPI.0307.2. State Performance Indicators SPI.0307.2.1. Distinguish between living and non-living things.
SPI.0307.2.2. Determine how plants and animals compete for resources such as food, space, water, air, and shelter.
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? 0307.3. Checks for Understanding 0307.3.1. Label a diagram to illustrate the food relationships that exist between plant and animals.
0307.3.2. Create a chart to show how plants and animals satisfy their energy requirements.
0307.3.3. Identify structures used by different plants and animals to meet their basic energy requirements. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Plants
0307.3.4. Use a piece of text to obtain basic information about how plants and animals obtain food.
GLE.0307.3. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0307.3.1. Describe how animals use food to obtain energy and materials for growth and repair.
SPI.0307.3. State Performance Indicators SPI.0307.3.1. Identify the basic needs of plants and animals. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Animals
SPI.0307.3.2. Recognize that animals obtain their food by eating plants and other animals. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Animals
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? 0307.4. Checks for Understanding 0307.4.1. Sequence diagrams that illustrate various stages in the development of an organism. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Animals Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Plants
0307.4.2. Create a timeline to depict the changes that occur during an organism's life cycle.
0307.4.3. Differentiate among the stages in the life cycle of a butterfly, mealworm, frog, and plant. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Plants
0307.4.4. Draw conclusions about the similarities and differences between parents and their offspring
GLE.0307.4. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0307.4.1. Identify the different life stages through which plants and animals pass. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Plants
SPI.0307.4. State Performance Indicators SPI.0307.4.1. Select an illustration that shows how an organism changes as it develops. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Animals Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Plants
SPI.0307.4.2. Distinguish between characteristics that are transmitted from parents to offspring and those that are not.
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? 0307.5. Checks for Understanding 0307.5.1. Create representations of animals that have characteristics necessary to survive in a particular environment.
0307.5.2. Investigate the connection between an organism's characteristics and its ability to survive in a specific environment.
0307.5.3. Describe how environmental factors change over place and time.
0307.5.4. Determine how changes in an environmental variable can affect plants and animals of an area.
0307.5.5. Construct a diorama that shows plants and animals in an appropriate environment.
0307.5.7. Use a data chart or informational text to classify organisms as thriving, threatened, endangered, or extinct.
GLE.0307.5. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0307.5.1. Explore the relationship between an organism's characteristics and its ability to survive in a particular environment. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Plants
GLE.0307.5.2. Classify organisms as thriving, threatened, endangered, or extinct.
SPI.0307.5. State Performance Indicators SPI.0307.5.1. Investigate an organism's characteristics and evaluate how these features enable it to survive in a particular environment.
SPI.0307.5.2. Investigate populations of different organisms and classify them as thriving, threatened, endangered, or extinct.
SPI.0307.5.3. Match the organism with evidence of its prior existence.
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? 0307.6. Checks for Understanding 0307.6.1. Create a model of the solar system depicting the major components and their relative positions and sizes.
0307.6.2. Use a table to compare and contrast the major solar system components.
GLE.0307.6. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0307.6.1. Identify and compare the major components of the solar system.
SPI.0307.6. State Performance Indicators SPI.0307.6.1. Identify the major components of the solar system, i.e., sun, planets and moons.
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? 0307.7. Checks for Understanding 0307.7.1. Use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast two different landforms or bodies of water.
0307.7.2. Analyze the physical characteristics of different kinds of rocks.
0307.7.4. Design and evaluate a method for reusing or recycling classroom materials.
0307.7.5. Create a web that demonstrates the link between basic human needs and the earth's resources.
GLE.0307.7. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0307.7.1. Use information and illustrations to identify the earth's major landforms and water bodies.
GLE.0307.7.2. Recognize that rocks can be composed of one or more minerals.
SPI.0307.7. State Performance Indicators SPI.0307.7.1. Classify landforms and bodies of water according to their geological features and identify them on a map.
SPI.0307.7.2. Describe how rocks can be classified according to their physical characteristics.
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? 0307.8. Checks for Understanding 0307.8.1. Select appropriate tools used for collecting weather data that correspond to the atmospheric condition being measured. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Weather
0307.8.2. Identify major cloud types and associate them with particular weather conditions.
GLE.0307.8. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0307.8.1. Recognize that that there are a variety of atmospheric conditions that can be measured. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Weather
GLE.0307.8.2. Use tools such as the barometer, thermometer, anemometer, and rain gauge to measure atmospheric conditions. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Weather
GLE.0307.8.3. Identify cloud types associated with particular atmospheric conditions.
GLE.0307.8.4. Predict the weather based on cloud observations. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Weather
SPI.0307.8. State Performance Indicators SPI.0307.8.1. Choose the correct tool for measuring a particular atmospheric condition. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Weather
SPI.0307.8.2. Match major cloud types with specific atmospheric conditions.
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? 0307.9. Checks for Understanding 0307.9.1. Use physical properties to compare and contrast substances.
0307.9.2. Compare and contrast events that demonstrate evaporation, crystallization, and melting.
0307.9.3. Make predictions and conduct experiments about conditions needed to change the physical properties of particular substances.
0307.9.4. Classify combinations of materials according to whether they have retained or lost their individual properties. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Matter
GLE.0307.9. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0307.9.1. Design a simple experiment to determine how the physical properties of matter can change over time and under different conditions. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Matter
GLE.0307.9.2. Investigate different types of mixtures. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Matter
SPI.0307.9. State Performance Indicators SPI.0307.9.1. Describe a substance in terms of its physical properties.
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? 0307.Inq. Checks for Understanding 0307.Inq.2. Identify tools needed to investigate specific questions.
0307.Inq.4. Analyze and communicate findings from multiple investigations of similar phenomena to reach a conclusion.
GLE.0307.Inq. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0307.Inq.1. Explore different scientific phenomena by asking questions, making logical predictions, planning investigations, and recording data.
GLE.0307.Inq.2. Select and use appropriate tools and simple equipment to conduct an investigation.
GLE.0307.Inq.3. Organize data into appropriate tables, graphs, drawings, or diagrams.
GLE.0307.Inq.4. Identify and interpret simple patterns of evidence to communicate the findings of multiple investigations.
GLE.0307.Inq.5. Recognize that people may interpret the same results in different ways.
SPI.0307.Inq. State Performance Indicators SPI.0307.Inq.1. Select an investigation that could be used to answer a specific question.
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? GLE.0307.T/E. Grade Level Expectations GLE.0307.T/E.1. Describe how tools, technology, and inventions help to answer questions and solve problems.
GLE.0307.T/E.2. Recognize that new tools, technology, and inventions are always being developed.
GLE.0307.T/E.4. Recognize the connection between scientific advances, new knowledge, and the availability of new tools and technologies.
SPI.0307.T/E. State Performance Indicators SPI.0307.T/E.2. Recognize the connection between a scientific advance and the development of a new tool or technology.