Wyoming Content and Performance Standards
WY.1. Concepts and Processes: In the context of unifying concepts and processes, students develop an understanding of scientific content through inquiry. Science is a dynamic process; concepts and content are best learned through inquiry and investigation. Concepts in Life Systems, Earth and Space Systems, and Physical Systems are taught within the context of the following Unifying Concepts and Processes of Science: Systems, classification, order and organization; Evidence, models, and explanations; Cycles and change over time; Measurement and Form and function.
SC4.1.2. Life Systems: Life Cycles of Organisms: Students sequence life cycles of living things, and recognize that plants and animals resemble their parents.
SC4.1.3. Life Systems: Organisms and Their Environments: Students show connections between living things, their basic needs, and the environments.
SC4.1.9. Physical Systems: Physical Phenomena: Students investigate physical phenomena commonly encountered in daily life, including light, heat, electricity, sound, and magnetism.
SC4.1.10. Physical Systems: Position and Motion of Objects: Students demonstrate that pushing and pulling can change the position and motion of objects.