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Standards – Wacky Wild Weather 2017-12-02T21:24:04+00:00

K-6 Florida Science Standards: Wacky Wild Weather

KINDERGARDEN
SC.K.E.5.1: Explore the Law of Gravity by investigating how objects are pulled toward the ground unless something holds them up.
SC.K.E.5.2: Recognize the repeating pattern of day and night.
SC.K.E.5.3: Recognize that the Sun can only be seen in the daytime.
SC.K.E.5.4: Observe that sometimes the Moon can be seen at night and sometimes during the day.
SC.K.E.5.6: Observe that some objects are far away and some are nearby as seen from Earth.
SC.K.L.14.1: Recognize the five senses and related body parts.
SC.K.N.1.2: Make observations of the natural world and know that they are descriptors collected using the five senses.
SC.K.N.1.5: Recognize that learning can come from careful observation.
SC.K.P.10.1: Observe that things that make sound vibrate.
SC.K.P.12.1: Investigate that things move in different ways, such as fast, slow, etc.
SC.K.P.13.1: Observe that a push or a pull can change the way an object is moving.
SC.K2.CS-CS.1.1: Define simulation and identify the concepts illustrated by a simple simulation (e.g., growth, human health, and the butterfly life cycle).

1st GRADE
SC.1.E.5.2: Explore the Law of Gravity by demonstrating that Earth’s gravity pulls any object on or near Earth toward it even though nothing is touching the object.
SC.1.E.5.4: Identify the beneficial and harmful properties of the Sun.
SC.1.E.6.2: Describe the need for water and how to be safe around water.
SC.1.E.6.3: Recognize that some things in the world around us happen fast and some happen slowly.
SC.1.N.1.2: Using the five senses as tools, make careful observations, describe objects in terms of number, shape, texture, size, weight, color, and motion, and compare their observations with others.
SC.1.N.1.4: Ask “how do you know?” in appropriate situations.
SC.1.P.12.1: Demonstrate and describe the various ways that objects can move, such as in a straight line, zigzag, back-and-forth, round-and-round, fast, and slow.
SC.1.P.13.1: Demonstrate that the way to change the motion of an object is by applying a push or a pull.
SC.K2.CS-CS.1.1: Define simulation and identify the concepts illustrated by a simple simulation.
SC.K2.CS-CS.1.3: Describe how models represent a real-life system (e.g., globe or map).
SC.K2.CS-CS.1.4: Solve questions individually and collaboratively using models.

2nd GRADE

SC.2.E.7.1: 
Compare and describe changing patterns in nature that repeat themselves, such as weather conditions including temperature and precipitation, day to day and season to season.
SC.2.E.7.2: Investigate by observing and measuring, that the Sun’s energy directly and indirectly warms the water, land, and air.
SC.2.E.7.4: Investigate that air is all around us and that moving air is wind.
SC.2.E.7.5: State the importance of preparing for severe weather, lightning, and other weather related events.
SC.2.N.1.5: Distinguish between empirical observation (what you see, hear, feel, smell, or taste) and ideas or inferences (what you think).
SC.2.P.13.1: Investigate the effect of applying various pushes and pulls on different objects.
SC.2.P.13.4: Demonstrate that the greater the force (push or pull) applied to an object, the greater the change in motion of the object.
SC.2.P.8.1: Observe and measure objects in terms of their properties, including size, shape, color, temperature, weight, texture, sinking or floating in water, and attraction and repulsion of magnets.
SC.2.P.8.2: Identify objects and materials as solid, liquid, or gas.
SC.2.P.8.3: Recognize that solids have a definite shape and that liquids and gases take the shape of their container.
SC.2.P.8.4: Observe and describe water in its solid, liquid, and gaseous states.
SC.K2.CS-CS.1.1: Define simulation and identify the concepts illustrated by a simple simulation.
SC.K2.CS-CS.1.3: Describe how models represent a real-life system (e.g., globe or map).

3rd GRADE
SC.3.E.5.2: Identify the Sun as a star that emits energy; some of it in the form of light.
SC.3.E.5.4: Explore the Law of Gravity by demonstrating that gravity is a force that can be overcome.
SC.3.E.6.1: Demonstrate that radiant energy from the Sun can heat objects and when the Sun is not present, heat may be lost.
SC.3.L.17.1: Describe how animals and plants respond to changing seasons.
SC.3.N.1.6: Infer based on observation.
SC.3.N.3.1: Recognize that words in science can have different or more specific meanings than their use in everyday language; for example, energy, cell, heat/cold, and evidence.
SC.3.N.3.2: Recognize that scientists use models to help understand and explain how things work.
SC.3.N.3.3: Recognize that all models are approximations of natural phenomena; as such, they do not perfectly account for all observations.
SC.3.P.10.1: Identify some basic forms of energy such as light, heat, sound, electrical, and mechanical.
SC.3.P.10.2: Recognize that energy has the ability to cause motion or create change.
SC.3.P.10.3: Demonstrate that light travels in a straight line until it strikes an object or travels from one medium to another.
SC.3.P.10.4: Demonstrate that light can be reflected, refracted, and absorbed.
SC.3.P.11.1: Investigate, observe, and explain that things that give off light often also give off heat.
SC.3.P.9.1: Describe the changes water undergoes when it changes state through heating and cooling by using familiar scientific terms such as melting, freezing, boiling, evaporation, and condensation.
SC.35.CS-CS.1.1: Identify the concepts illustrated by a simulation.

4th GRADE
SC.35.CS-CS.1.1: Identify the concepts illustrated by a simulation.
SC.4.E.5.3: Recognize that Earth revolves around the Sun in a year and rotates on its axis in a 24-hour day.
SC.4.E.6.3: Recognize that humans need resources found on Earth and that these are either renewable or nonrenewable.
SC.4.E.6.4: Describe the basic differences between physical weathering (breaking down of rock by wind, water, ice, temperature change, and plants) and erosion (movement of rock by gravity, wind, water, and ice).
SC.4.E.6.6: Identify resources available in Florida (water, phosphate, oil, limestone, silicon, wind, and solar energy).
SC.4.L.17.4: Recognize ways plants and animals, including humans, can impact the environment.
SC.4.P.10.1: Observe and describe some basic forms of energy, including light, heat, sound, electrical, and the energy of motion.
SC.4.P.10.2: Investigate and describe that energy has the ability to cause motion or create change.
SC.4.P.10.4: Describe how moving water and air are sources of energy and can be used to move things.
SC.4.P.11.1: Recognize that heat flows from a hot object to a cold object and that heat flow may cause materials to change temperature.
SC.4.P.11.2: Identify common materials that conduct heat well or poorly.
SC.4.P.8.3: Explore the Law of Conservation of Mass by demonstrating that the mass of a whole object is always the same as the sum of the masses of its parts.

5th GRADE
SC.35.CS-CS.1.1: Identify the concepts illustrated by a simulation (e.g., ecosystem, predator/prey, and invasive species).
SC.5.E.7.2: Recognize that the ocean is an integral part of the water cycle and is connected to all of Earth’s water reservoirs via evaporation and precipitation processes.
SC.5.E.7.3: Recognize how air temperature, barometric pressure, humidity, wind speed and direction, and precipitation determine the weather in a particular place and time.
SC.5.E.7.4: Distinguish among the various forms of precipitation (rain, snow, sleet, and hail), making connections to the weather in a particular place and time.
SC.5.E.7.5Recognize that some of the weather-related differences, such as temperature and humidity, are found among different environments, such as swamps, deserts, and mountains.
SC.5.E.7.6: Describe characteristics (temperature and precipitation) of different climate zones as they relate to latitude, elevation, and proximity to bodies of water.
SC.5.P.10.1: Investigate and describe some basic forms of energy, including light, heat, sound, electrical, chemical, and mechanical.
SC.5.P.10.2: Investigate and explain that energy has the ability to cause motion or create change.
SC.5.P.10.3: Investigate and explain that an electrically-charged object can attract an uncharged object and can either attract or repel another charged object without any contact between the objects.
SC.5.P.10.4: Investigate and explain that electrical energy can be transformed into heat, light, and sound energy, as well as the energy of motion.
SC.5.P.11.2: Identify and classify materials that conduct electricity and materials that do not.
SC.5.P.13.1: Identify familiar forces that cause objects to move, such as pushes or pulls, including gravity acting on falling objects.
SC.5.P.13.2: Investigate and describe that the greater the force applied to it, the greater the change in motion of a given object.
SC.5.P.8.1: Compare and contrast the basic properties of solids, liquids, and gases, such as mass, volume, color, texture, and temperature.
SC.5.P.9.1: Investigate and describe that many physical and chemical changes are affected by temperature.

6th GRADE
SC.6.E.6.1: Describe and give examples of ways in which Earth’s surface is built up and torn down by physical and chemical weathering, erosion, and deposition.
SC.6.E.6.2: Recognize that there are a variety of different landforms on Earth’s surface such as coastlines, dunes, rivers, mountains, glaciers, deltas, and lakes and relate these landforms as they apply to Florida.
SC.6.E.7.1: Differentiate among radiation, conduction, and convection, the three mechanisms by which heat is transferred through Earth’s system.
SC.6.E.7.2: Investigate and apply how the cycling of water between the atmosphere and hydrosphere has an effect on weather patterns and climate.
SC.6.E.7.3: Describe how global patterns such as the jet stream and ocean currents influence local weather in measurable terms such as temperature, air pressure, wind direction and speed, and humidity and precipitation.
SC.6.E.7.4: Differentiate and show interactions among the geosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere.
SC.6.E.7.5: Explain how energy provided by the sun influences global patterns of atmospheric movement and the temperature differences between air, water, and land.
SC.6.E.7.6: Differentiate between weather and climate.
SC.6.E.7.7: Investigate how natural disasters have affected human life in Florida.
SC.6.E.7.8: Describe ways human beings protect themselves from hazardous weather and sun exposure.
SC.6.E.7.9: Describe how the composition and structure of the atmosphere protects life and insulates the planet.
SC.6.P.11.1: Explore the Law of Conservation of Energy by differentiating between potential and kinetic energy. Identify situations where kinetic energy is transformed into potential energy and vice versa.
SC.6.P.13.1: Investigate and describe types of forces including contact forces and forces acting at a distance, such as electrical, magnetic, and gravitational.
SC.6.P.13.2: Explore the Law of Gravity by recognizing that every object exerts gravitational force on every other object and that the force depends on how much mass the objects have and how far apart they are.

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