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Total resources: 141

K-4
 
 
Unifying concepts and processes
 
Change, constancy, and measurement   Search by Change, constancy, and measurement 5
Evidence, models, and explanation   Search by Evidence, models, and explanation 8
Evolution and equilibrium   Search by Evolution and equilibrium 1
Form and function   Search by Form and function 3
Systems, order, and organization   Search by Systems, order, and organization 3
 
 
A - Science as inquiry
 
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry   Search by Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry 6
 
Understanding about scientific inquiry   Search by Understanding about scientific inquiry 8
 
 
B - Physical science
 
Light, heat, electricity, and magnetism   Search by Light, heat, electricity, and magnetism 3
Position and motion of objects   Search by Position and motion of objects 1
Properties of objects and materials   Search by Properties of objects and materials 7
 
 
C - Life science
 
Characteristics of organisms   Search by Characteristics of organisms 4
Life cycles of organisms   Search by Life cycles of organisms 3
Organisms and environments   Search by Organisms and environments 4
 
 
D - Earth and space science
 
Changes in earth and sky   Search by Changes in earth and sky 15
Objects in the sky   Search by Objects in the sky 8
Properties of earth materials   Search by Properties of earth materials 9
 
 
E - Science and technology
 
Abilities of technological design   Search by Abilities of technological design 1
Abilities to distinguish between natural objects and objects made by humans   Search by Abilities to distinguish between natural objects and objects made by humans 2
Understanding about sci. / tech.   Search by Understanding about sci. / tech. 1
 
 
F - Science in personal / social perspectives
 
Changes in environments   Search by Changes in environments 2
Characteristics / changes in populations   Search by Characteristics / changes in populations 1
Personal health   Search by Personal health 1
Sci. / tech. in local challenges   Search by Sci. / tech. in local challenges 1
Types of resources   Search by Types of resources 2
 
 
G - History and nature of science
 
Science as a human endeavor   Search by Science as a human endeavor 2
 
 
5-8
 
 
Unifying concepts and processes
 
Change, constancy, and measurement   Search by Change, constancy, and measurement 12
Evidence, models, and explanation   Search by Evidence, models, and explanation 20
Evolution and equilibrium   Search by Evolution and equilibrium 4
Form and function   Search by Form and function 2
Systems, order, and organization   Search by Systems, order, and organization 8
 
 
A - Science as inquiry
 
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry   Search by Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry 14
 
Understanding about scientific inquiry   Search by Understanding about scientific inquiry 14
 
 
B - Physical science
 
Motion and forces   Search by Motion and forces 4
Properties and changes of properties in matter   Search by Properties and changes of properties in matter 9
Transfer of energy   Search by Transfer of energy 9
 
 
C - Life science
 
Diversity and adaptations of organisms   Search by Diversity and adaptations of organisms 10
Population and ecosystems   Search by Population and ecosystems 7
Reproduction and heredity   Search by Reproduction and heredity 1
Structure and function in living systems   Search by Structure and function in living systems 1
 
 
D - Earth and space science
 
Earth in the solar system   Search by Earth in the solar system 11
Earth's history   Search by Earth 9
Structure of the earth system   Search by Structure of the earth system 28
 
 
E - Science and technology
 
Abilities of technological design   Search by Abilities of technological design 3
Understandings about sci. / tech.   Search by Understandings about sci. / tech. 5
 
 
F - Science in personal / social perspectives
 
Natural hazards   Search by Natural hazards 12
Personal health   Search by Personal health 1
Populations, resources, environments   Search by Populations, resources, environments 10
Risks and benefits   Search by Risks and benefits 1
Sci. / tech. in society   Search by Sci. / tech. in society 4
 
 
G - History and nature of science
 
History of science   Search by History of science 1
Nature of science   Search by Nature of science 3
Science as a human endeavor   Search by Science as a human endeavor 4
 
 
9-12
 
 
Unifying concepts and processes
 
Change, constancy, and measurement   Search by Change, constancy, and measurement 13
Evidence, models, and explanation   Search by Evidence, models, and explanation 20
Evolution and equilibrium   Search by Evolution and equilibrium 5
Form and function   Search by Form and function 2
Systems, order, and organization   Search by Systems, order, and organization 8
 
 
A - Science as inquiry
 
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry   Search by Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry 9
 
Understandings about scientific inquiry   Search by Understandings about scientific inquiry 12
 
 
B - Physical science
 
Chemical reactions   Search by Chemical reactions 1
Conservation of energy and increase in disorder   Search by Conservation of energy and increase in disorder 1
Interactions of energy and matter   Search by Interactions of energy and matter 7
Motions and forces   Search by Motions and forces 3
Structure and properties of matter   Search by Structure and properties of matter 4
Structure of atoms   Search by Structure of atoms 1
 
 
C - Life science
 
Behavior of organisms   Search by Behavior of organisms 1
Biological evolution   Search by Biological evolution 4
Interdependence of organisms   Search by Interdependence of organisms 6
Matter, energy, and organization in living systems   Search by Matter, energy, and organization in living systems 1
The cell   Search by The cell 1
 
 
D - Earth and space science
 
Energy in the earth system   Search by Energy in the earth system 26
Geochemical cycles   Search by Geochemical cycles 4
Origin and evolution of the earth system   Search by Origin and evolution of the earth system 14
Origin and evolution of the universe   Search by Origin and evolution of the universe 3
 
 
E - Science and technology
 
Abilities of technological design   Search by Abilities of technological design 6
Understandings about science and technology   Search by Understandings about science and technology 8
 
 
F - Science in personal / social perspectives
 
Environmental quality   Search by Environmental quality 4
Natural and human-induced hazards   Search by Natural and human-induced hazards 12
Natural resources   Search by Natural resources 4
Personal and community health   Search by Personal and community health 1
Sci. / tech. in local, national, and global challenges   Search by Sci. / tech. in local, national, and global challenges 4
 
 
G - History and nature of science
 
Historical perspectives   Search by Historical perspectives 3
Nature of scientific knowledge   Search by Nature of scientific knowledge 3
Science as a human endeavor   Search by Science as a human endeavor 4
 

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