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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 ExpectationsGLE.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 Understanding0007.11.1. 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 ExpectationsGLE.0007.11.1. Explore different ways that objects move.
TN.2. 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 Understanding0007.2.1. Categorize objects or images of objects as living or non-living according to their characteristics.
GLE.0007.2. Grade Level ExpectationsGLE.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.
TN.3. 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 Understanding0007.3.1. 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 ExpectationsGLE.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?
GLE.0007.4. Grade Level ExpectationsGLE.0007.4.1. Observe how plants and animals change as they grow.
TN.5. 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 Understanding0007.5.1. Use a variety of representations to describe similarities and differences among plants and animals.
GLE.0007.5. Grade Level ExpectationsGLE.0007.5.1. Compare the basic features of plants and animals.
TN.6. 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 Understanding0007.6.1. Create a Venn diagram to compare the objects that can be seen in the day and night sky.0007.6.2. Observe, discuss, and draw objects found in the day and night sky.
GLE.0007.6. Grade Level ExpectationsGLE.0007.6.1. Know the different objects that are visible in the day and night sky.
TN.7. 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 Understanding0007.7.1. Identify non-living materials found on the school site and discuss how these materials are similar and different.
GLE.0007.7. Grade Level ExpectationsGLE.0007.7.1. Identify non-living materials found on the surface of the earth.
TN.8. 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 Understanding0007.8.1. Collect, compare, and record daily weather data during different seasons.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.
GLE.0007.8. Grade Level ExpectationsGLE.0007.8.2. Collect daily weather data at different times of the year.
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 Understanding0007.9.1. 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 ExpectationsGLE.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 Understanding0007.Inq.1. Use senses and simple tools to make observations.
0107.Inq. Checks for Understanding0007.Inq.1. Use senses and simple tools to make observations.
GLE.0007.Inq. Grade Level ExpectationsGLE.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
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 Understanding0007.T/E.3. Use tools to measure materials and construct simple products.
0107.T/E. Checks for Understanding0007.T/E.3. Use tools to measure materials and construct simple products.
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