STANDARD 1 - STUDENTS WILL UNDERSTAND THAT CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL CHANGES OCCUR IN MATTER.
Standard 1, Objective 1 - Describe that matter is neither created nor destroyed even though it may undergo change.
Standard 1, Objective 2 - Evaluate evidence that indicates a physical change has occurred.
Standard 1, Objective 3 - Investigate evidence for changes in matter that occur during a chemical reaction.
STANDARD 2 - STUDENTS WILL UNDERSTAND THAT VOLCANOES, EARTHQUAKES, UPLIFT, WEATHERING, AND EROSION RESHAPE EARTH'S SURFACE.
Standard 2, Objective 1 - Describe how weathering and erosion change Earth’s surface.
Standard 2, Objective 2 - Explain how volcanoes, earthquakes, and uplift affect Earth’s surface.
Standard 2, Objective 3 - Relate the building up and breaking down of Earth’s surface over time to the various physical land features.
STANDARD 3 - STUDENTS WILL UNDERSTAND THAT MAGNETISM CAN BE OBSERVED WHEN THERE IS AN INTERACTION BETWEEN THE MAGNETIC FIELDS OF MAGNETS OR BETWEEN A MAGNET AND MATERIALS MADE OF IRON.
Standard 3, Objective 1 - Investigate and compare the behavior of magnetism using magnets.
Standard 3, Objective 2 - Describe how the magnetic field of Earth and a magnet are similar.
STANDARD 4 - STUDENTS WILL UNDERSTAND FEATURES OF STATIC AND CURRENT ELECTRICITY.
Standard 4, Objective 1 - Describe the behavior of static electricity as observed in nature and everyday occurrences.
Standard 4, Objective 2 - Analyze the behavior of current electricity.
STANDARD 5 - STUDENTS WILL UNDERSTAND THAT TRAITS ARE PASSED FROM THE PARENT ORGANISMS TO THEIR OFFSPRING, AND THAT SOMETIMES THE OFFSPRING MAY POSSESS VARIATIONS OF THESE TRAITS THAT MAY HELP OR HINDER SURVIVAL IN A GIVEN ENVIRONMENT.
Standard 5, Objective 1 - Using supporting evidence, show that traits are transferred from a parent organism to its offspring.