facebook K-5 Florida Science Standards | Generation Genius Videos & Lessons
1%
Processing, please wait...
It was processed successfully!
It was processed successfully!
FL-Standards

Florida Standards Alignment

We Cover 92% of the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards in Florida.

Generation Genius LessonStateStandards DocumentGradeState IDStandardsSort
Animal & Plant Life CyclesFLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.L.16.1Observe and describe major stages in the life cycles of plants and animals, including beans and butterflies.1
Animal & Plant Life Cycles;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.L.16.1Identify processes of sexual reproduction in flowering plants, including pollination, fertilization (seed production), seed dispersal, and germination.2
Animal & Plant Life Cycles;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.L.16.4Compare and contrast the major stages in the life cycles of Florida plants and animals, such as those that undergo incomplete and complete metamorphosis, and flowering and nonflowering seed-bearing plants.2
Balanced & Unbalanced Forces;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.P.13.1Identify familiar forces that cause objects to move, such as pushes or pulls, including gravity acting on falling objects.2
Balanced & Unbalanced Forces;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.P.13.2Investigate and describe that the greater the force applied to it, the greater the change in motion of a given object.2
Balanced & Unbalanced Forces;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.P.13.4Investigate and explain that when a force is applied to an object but it does not move, it is because another opposing force is being applied by something in the environment so that the forces are balanced.2
Brain Processing of Senses;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.N.1.4Explain how particular scientific investigations should yield similar conclusions when repeated.1
Brain Processing of Senses;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.L.14.2Compare and contrast the function of organs and other physical structures of plants and animals, including humans, for example: some animals have skeletons for support -- some with internal skeletons others with exoskeletons -- while some plants have stems for support.2
Brain Processing of Senses; Earth’s Orbit and Rotation; Conservation of Matter;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.N.1.3Keep records as appropriate, such as pictorial, written, or simple charts and graphs, of investigations conducted.2
Brain Processing of Senses; Structure of Living Things; Animal Group Behavior; Adaptations and the Environment;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.L.17.1Compare and contrast adaptations displayed by animals and plants that enable them to survive in different environments such as life cycles variations, animal behaviors and physical characteristics.2
Chemical vs. Physical Changes;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.P.9.1Investigate and describe that many physical and chemical changes are affected by temperature.2
Classification of Materials;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 1SC.1.P.8.1Sort objects by observable properties, such as size, shape, color, temperature (hot or cold), weight (heavy or light), texture, and whether objects sink or float.1
Classification of Materials;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsKindergartenSC.K.P.8.1Sort objects by observable properties, such as size, shape, color, temperature (hot or cold), weight (heavy or light) and texture.1
Classification of Materials; The Five Senses;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 1SC.1.N.1.2Using 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.1
CollisionsFLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.P.13.3Investigate and describe that the more mass an object has, the less effect a given force will have on the object's motion.2
Collisions; Brain Processing of Senses;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.N.1.3Recognize and explain the need for repeated experimental trials.2
Collisions; Energy Transfer;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.N.3.1Recognize 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.2
Collisions; Energy Transfer;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.P.10.2Recognize that energy has the ability to cause motion or create change.2
Collisions; Energy Transfer;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.P.10.2Investigate and describe that energy has the ability to cause motion or create change.2
Collisions; Energy Transfer;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.P.10.2Investigate and explain that energy has the ability to cause motion or create change.2
Conservation of Matter;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.N.1.7Explain that empirical evidence is information, such as observations or measurements, that is used to help validate explanations of natural phenomena.2
Conservation of Matter;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.N.1.6Keep records that describe observations made, carefully distinguishing actual observations from ideas and inferences about the observations.2
Conservation of Matter;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.P.8.3Explore 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.2
Conservation of Matter; Particle Nature of MatterFLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.P.8.2Measure and compare the mass and volume of solids and liquids.2
Earth’s Orbit and Rotation;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.E.5.3Recognize that Earth revolves around the Sun in a year and rotates on its axis in a 24-hour day.2
Earth's Landscapes;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.E.6.1Identify the three categories of rocks: igneous (formed from molten rock); sedimentary (pieces of other rocks and fossilized organisms); and metamorphic (formed from heat and pressure).2
Ecosystems;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.L.15.1Describe how, when the environment changes, differences between individuals allow some plants and animals to survive and reproduce while others die or move to new locations.2
Energy TransferFLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.P.11.1Investigate and illustrate the fact that the flow of electricity requires a closed circuit (a complete loop).2
Energy Transfer;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.P.11.1Recognize that heat flows from a hot object to a cold object and that heat flow may cause materials to change temperature.2
Energy Transfer;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.E.6.1Demonstrate that radiant energy from the Sun can heat objects and when the Sun is not present, heat may be lost.2
Energy Transfer;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.P.11.1Investigate, observe, and explain that things that give off light often also give off heat.2
Energy Transfer; Wave Properties;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.P.10.1Identify some basic forms of energy such as light, heat, sound, electrical, and mechanical.2
Energy Transfer; Wave Properties;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.P.10.1Observe and describe some basic forms of energy, including light, heat, sound, electrical, and the energy of motion.2
Energy Transfer; Wave Properties;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.P.10.1Investigate and describe some basic forms of energy, including light, heat, sound, electrical, chemical, and mechanical.2
Parts of a Plant;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 1SC.1.L.14.2Identify the major parts of plants, including stem, roots, leaves, and flowers.1
Extreme Weather Solutions; Natural Disasters;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.E.7.7Design a family preparedness plan for natural disasters and identify the reasons for having such a plan.2
Gravity Pulls Things Down;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.E.5.4Explore the Law of Gravity by demonstrating that gravity is a force that can be overcome.2
Gravity Pulls Things Down;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 1SC.1.E.5.2Explore 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.1
Gravity Pulls Things Down;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.P.13.3Recognize that objects are pulled toward the ground unless something holds them up.1
Gravity Pulls Things Down;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsKindergartenSC.K.E.5.1Explore the Law of Gravity by investigating how objects are pulled toward the ground unless something holds them up.1
Habitats;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.L.17.2Recognize and explain that living things are found all over Earth, but each is only able to live in habitats that meet its basic needs.1
Heating and Cooling;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.P.9.1Investigate that materials can be altered to change some of their properties, but not all materials respond the same way to any one alteration.1
How Do We Use Food; Food Webs;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.L.17.2Recognize that plants use energy from the Sun, air, and water to make their own food.2
How Do We Use Food; Food Webs;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.L.17.2Explain that animals, including humans, cannot make their own food and that when animals eat plants or other animals, the energy stored in the food source is passed to them.2
How Do We Use Food; Food Webs;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.L.17.3Trace the flow of energy from the Sun as it is transferred along the food chain through the producers to the consumers.2
Human Body Systems;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.L.14.1Distinguish human body parts (brain, heart, lungs, stomach, muscles, and skeleton) and their basic functions.1
Human Body Systems; Light Reflection & Vision;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.L.14.1Identify the organs in the human body and describe their functions, including the skin, brain, heart, lungs, stomach, liver, intestines, pancreas, muscles and skeleton, reproductive organs, kidneys, bladder, and sensory organs.2
Introduction to Sound;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsKindergartenSC.K.P.10.1Observe that things that make sound vibrate.1
Introduction to Traits;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 1SC.1.L.16.1Make observations that plants and animals closely resemble their parents, but variations exist among individuals within a population.1
Introduction to Traits; Animals Need Food; Plants Need Water And LightFLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsKindergartenSC.K.L.14.3Observe plants and animals, describe how they are alike and how they are different in the way they look and in the things they do.1
Introduction to Weather;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.E.7.4Investigate that air is all around us and that moving air is wind.1
Introduction to Weather;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.E.7.5State the importance of preparing for severe weather, lightning, and other weather related events.1
Light Reflection & Vision;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.P.10.3Demonstrate that light travels in a straight line until it strikes an object or travels from one medium to another.2
Light Reflection & Vision;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.P.10.4Demonstrate that light can be reflected, refracted, and absorbed.2
Living vs. Non-Living Things;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 1SC.1.L.14.3Differentiate between living and nonliving things.1
Living vs. Non-Living Things;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 1SC.1.N.1.3Keep records as appropriate - such as pictorial and written records - of investigations conducted.1
Living vs. Non-Living Things;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 1SC.1.N.1.4Ask "how do you know?" in appropriate situations.1
Living vs. Non-Living Things;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.N.1.3Ask "how do you know?" in appropriate situations and attempt reasonable answers when asked the same question by others.1
Living vs. Non-Living Things; Plants Need Water And Light; Animals Need Food;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 1SC.1.L.17.1Through observation, recognize that all plants and animals, including humans, need the basic necessities of air, water, food, and space.1
Magnets & Static Electricity;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.P.13.2Demonstrate that magnets can be used to make some things move without touching them.1
Magnets & Static Electricty;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.P.8.4Investigate and describe that magnets can attract magnetic materials and attract and repel other magnets.2
Magnets & Static Electricty;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.P.10.3Investigate 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.2
Magnets & Static Electricty; Properties of Matter;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.P.8.3Compare materials and objects according to properties such as size, shape, color, texture, and hardness.2
Magnets & Static Electricty; Properties of Matter;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.P.8.1Measure and compare objects and materials based on their physical properties including: mass, shape, volume, color, hardness, texture, odor, taste, attraction to magnets.2
Material Properties and Purposes;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsKindergartenSC.K.P.9.1Recognize that the shape of materials such as paper and clay can be changed by cutting, tearing, crumpling, smashing, or rolling.1
Moon & Its Phases;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsKindergartenSC.K.E.5.6Observe that some objects are far away and some are nearby as seen from Earth.1
Moon & Its Phases;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.E.5.2Describe the changes in the observable shape of the moon over the course of about a month.2
Moon & Its Phases; Earth’s Orbit and Rotation; Sun and Other Stars;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.E.5.4Relate that the rotation of Earth (day and night) and apparent movements of the Sun, Moon, and stars are connected.2
Natural Resources;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 1SC.1.E.6.1Recognize that water, rocks, soil, and living organisms are found on Earth's surface.1
Natural Resources;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.P.10.1Discuss that people use electricity or other forms of energy to cook their food, cool or warm their homes, and power their cars.1
Oceans, Lakes and Rivers;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 1SC.1.E.6.2Describe the need for water and how to be safe around water.1
Particle Nature of MatterFLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.P.8.4Explore the scientific theory of atoms (also called atomic theory) by recognizing that all matter is composed of parts that are too small to be seen without magnification.2
Particle Nature of Matter;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.P.8.1Compare and contrast the basic properties of solids, liquids, and gases, such as mass, volume, color, texture, and temperature.2
Particle Nature of Matter; Information Transfer; Water Cycle; Moon & Its Phases; Earth’s Orbit and Rotation; Interactions of Earth’s Spheres; What Is Science?; Earth's Landscapes; Light Reflection & Vision; Wave Properties;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.N.3.2Recognize that scientists use models to help understand and explain how things work.2
Particle Nature of Matter; Information Transfer; Water Cycle; Wave Properties;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.N.3.1Explain that models can be three dimensional, two dimensional, an explanation in your mind, or a computer model.2
Particle Nature of Matter; Water Cycle;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.P.9.1Describe 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.2
Particle Nature of Matter; Water Cycle; Earth’s Orbit and Rotation; Light Reflection & Vision;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.N.3.3Recognize that all models are approximations of natural phenomena; as such, they do not perfectly account for all observations.2
Patterns in the Sky;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 1SC.1.E.5.1Observe and discuss that there are more stars in the sky than anyone can easily count and that they are not scattered evenly in the sky.1
Patterns in the Sky;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 1SC.1.E.5.3Investigate how magnifiers make things appear bigger and help people see things they could not see without them.1
Patterns in the Sky;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsKindergartenSC.K.E.5.2Recognize the repeating pattern of day and night.1
Patterns in the Sky;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsKindergartenSC.K.E.5.3Recognize that the Sun can only be seen in the daytime.1
Patterns in the Sky;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsKindergartenSC.K.E.5.4Observe that sometimes the Moon can be seen at night and sometimes during the day.1
Patterns of Motion & Friction;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 1SC.1.P.12.1Demonstrate 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.1
Patterns of Motion & Friction;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.P.11.2Investigate, observe, and explain that heat is produced when one object rubs against another, such as rubbing one's hands together.2
Patterns of Motion & Friction;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.P.12.1Recognize that an object in motion always changes its position and may change its direction.2
Patterns of Motion & Friction; Brain Processing of Senses; Weathering & Erosion; Earth’s Orbit and Rotation; What Is Science?; Properties of Matter; Balanced & Unbalanced Forces; Chemical vs. Physical Changes;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.N.1.1Define a problem, use appropriate reference materials to support scientific understanding, plan and carry out scientific investigations of various types such as: systematic observations, experiments requiring the identification of variables, collecting and organizing data, interpreting data in charts, tables, and graphics, analyze information, make predictions, and defend conclusions.2
Plant GrowthFLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.N.1.4Identify a control group and explain its importance in an experiment.2
Plant Growth Conditions;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsKindergartenSC.K.N.1.1Collaborate with a partner to collect information.1
Plant Growth Conditions;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.E.6.2Describe how small pieces of rock and dead plant and animal parts can be the basis of soil and explain the process by which soil is formed.1
Plant Growth Conditions;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.E.6.3Classify soil types based on color, texture (size of particles), the ability to retain water, and the ability to support the growth of plants.1
Plants Need Water And Light; Animals Need Food; Living vs. Non-LivingFLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.L.17.1Compare and contrast the basic needs that all living things, including humans, have for survival.1
Properties of MatterFLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.P.8.3Demonstrate and explain that mixtures of solids can be separated based on observable properties of their parts such as particle size, shape, color, and magnetic attraction.2
Properties of Matter;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.P.11.2Identify common materials that conduct heat well or poorly.2
Properties of Matter; Chemical vs. Physical Changes;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.P.9.1Identify some familiar changes in materials that result in other materials with different characteristics, such as decaying animal or plant matter, burning, rusting, and cooking.2
Pushes and Pulls;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 1SC.1.P.13.1Demonstrate that the way to change the motion of an object is by applying a push or a pull.1
Pushes and Pulls;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.P.13.1Investigate the effect of applying various pushes and pulls on different objects.1
Pushes and Pulls;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.P.13.4Demonstrate that the greater the force (push or pull) applied to an object, the greater the change in motion of the object.1
Pushes and Pulls;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsKindergartenSC.K.P.12.1Investigate that things move in different ways, such as fast, slow, etc.1
Pushes and Pulls;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsKindergartenSC.K.P.13.1Observe that a push or a pull can change the way an object is moving.1
Renewable vs. Nonrenewable Resources;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.E.6.3Recognize that humans need resources found on Earth and that these are either renewable or nonrenewable.2
Renewable vs. Nonrenewable Resources;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.E.6.6Identify resources available in Florida (water, phosphate, oil, limestone, silicon, wind, and solar energy).2
Renewable vs. Nonrenewable Resources;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.P.10.4Describe how moving water and air are sources of energy and can be used to move things.2
Renewable vs. Nonrenewable Resources; Energy Transfer;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.P.10.4Investigate and explain that electrical energy can be transformed into heat, light, and sound energy, as well as the energy of motion.2
Four Seasons and Day Length;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.L.17.1Describe how animals and plants respond to changing seasons.2
Four Seasons and Day Length;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.E.7.1Compare and describe changing patterns in nature that repeat themselves, such as weather conditions including temperature and precipitation, day to day and season to season.1
The Five Senses;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 1SC.1.L.14.1Make observations of living things and their environment using the five senses.1
The Five Senses;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsKindergartenSC.K.L.14.1Recognize the five senses and related body parts.1
The Five Senses;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsKindergartenSC.K.N.1.2Make observations of the natural world and know that they are descriptors collected using the five senses.1
Solids, Liquids and Gases;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.N.1.1Raise questions about the natural world, investigate them in teams through free exploration and systematic observations, and generate appropriate explanations based on those explorations.1
Solids, Liquids and Gases;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.P.8.2Identify objects and materials as solid, liquid, or gas.1
Solids, Liquids and Gases;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.P.8.3Recognize that solids have a definite shape and that liquids and gases take the shape of their container.1
Solids, Liquids and Gases;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.P.8.4Observe and describe water in its solid, liquid, and gaseous states.1
Solids, Liquids and Gases; Classification of Materials; Material Properties and Purposes;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.P.8.1Observe 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.1
Solids, Liquids and Gases; Introduction to Sound; Sunlight Warms the Earth;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsKindergartenSC.K.N.1.5Recognize that learning can come from careful observation.1
Structure of Living Things;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.L.14.1Describe structures in plants and their roles in food production, support, water and nutrient transport, and reproduction.2
Sun and Other Stars;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsKindergartenSC.K.E.5.5Observe that things can be big and things can be small as seen from Earth.1
Sun and Other Stars;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.E.5.1Explain that stars can be different; some are smaller, some are larger, and some appear brighter than others; all except the Sun are so far away that they look like points of light.2
Sun and Other Stars;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.E.5.2Identify the Sun as a star that emits energy; some of it in the form of light.2
Sun and Other Stars;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.E.5.3Recognize that the Sun appears large and bright because it is the closest star to Earth.2
Sun and Other Stars;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.E.5.5Investigate that the number of stars that can be seen through telescopes is dramatically greater than those seen by the unaided eye.2
Sun and Other Stars;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.E.5.1Observe that the patterns of stars in the sky stay the same although they appear to shift across the sky nightly, and different stars can be seen in different seasons.2
Sunlight Warms the Earth;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.P.8.5Measure and compare temperatures taken every day at the same time.1
Sunlight Warms the Earth;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.P.8.1Measure and compare temperatures of various samples of solids and liquids.2
Sunlight Warms the Earth;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 1SC.1.E.5.4Identify the beneficial and harmful properties of the Sun.1
Sunlight Warms the Earth;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.E.7.2Investigate by observing and measuring, that the Sun's energy directly and indirectly warms the water, land, and air.1
Timescale of Earth's Events;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 1SC.1.E.6.3Recognize that some things in the world around us happen fast and some happen slowly.1
Variation of Traits;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.L.16.2Explain that although characteristics of plants and animals are inherited, some characteristics can be affected by the environment.2
Variation of Traits;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.L.16.3Recognize that animal behaviors may be shaped by heredity and learning.2
Water Cycle;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.E.7.3Investigate, observe and describe how water left in an open container disappears (evaporates), but water in a closed container does not disappear (evaporate).1
Water Cycle;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.E.7.1Create a model to explain the parts of the water cycle. Water can be a gas, a liquid, or a solid and can go back and forth from one state to another.2
Water Cycle;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.E.7.2Recognize 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.2
Water Quality & Distribution; Interactions of Earth’s Spheres; Ecosystems;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.L.17.4Recognize ways plants and animals, including humans, can impact the environment.2
Water Quality & Distribution; Water Cycle;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.P.8.2Identify properties and common uses of water in each of its states.2
Wave Properties;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.P.10.3Investigate and explain that sound is produced by vibrating objects and that pitch depends on how fast or slow the object vibrates.2
Weather vs. Climate;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.E.7.3Recognize how air temperature, barometric pressure, humidity, wind speed and direction, and precipitation determine the weather in a particular place and time.2
Weather vs. Climate;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.E.7.4Distinguish among the various forms of precipitation (rain, snow, sleet, and hail), making connections to the weather in a particular place and time.2
Weather vs. Climate;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.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.2
Weather vs. Climate; Interactions of Earth’s Spheres;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.E.7.6Describe characteristics (temperature and precipitation) of different climate zones as they relate to latitude, elevation, and proximity to bodies of water.2
Weathering & Erosion;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.N.1.1Raise questions about the natural world, investigate them individually and in teams through free exploration and systematic investigations, and generate appropriate explanations based on those explorations.2
Weathering & Erosion;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.E.6.4Describe 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).2
Weathering & Erosion; What Is Science?;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.N.1.1Raise questions about the natural world, use appropriate reference materials that support understanding to obtain information (identifying the source), conduct both individual and team investigations through free exploration and systematic investigations, and generate appropriate explanations based on those explorations.2
What is Engineering?;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.N.1.6Explain how scientists alone or in groups are always investigating new ways to solve problems.1
What is Engineering?;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsKindergartenSC.K.N.1.3Keep records as appropriate -- such as pictorial records -- of investigations conducted.1
What is Engineering?;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsKindergartenSC.K.N.1.4Observe and create a visual representation of an object which includes its major features.1
What Is Science?FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.N.1.4Attempt reasonable answers to scientific questions and cite evidence in support.2
What Is Science?FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.N.1.7Recognize and explain that scientists base their explanations on evidence.2
What Is Science?FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.N.1.8Recognize that science involves creativity in designing experiments.2
What Is Science?FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.N.2.1Explain that science focuses solely on the natural world.2
What Is Science?FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.N.1.6Recognize and explain the difference between personal opinion/interpretation and verified observation.2
What Is Science?FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.N.2.2Recognize and explain that when scientific investigations are carried out, the evidence produced by those investigations should be replicable by others.2
What Is Science? (3-5);FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 1SC.1.N.1.1Raise questions about the natural world, investigate them in teams through free exploration, and generate appropriate explanations based on those explorations.1
What Is Science? (K-2);FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsKindergartenSC.K.L.14.CHumans can better understand the natural world through careful observation.1
What Is Science?;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.N.1.4Recognize the importance of communication among scientists.2
What Is Science?;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.N.1.5Distinguish between empirical observation (what you see, hear, feel, smell, or taste) and ideas or inferences (what you think).1
What Is Science?;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.N.1.5Recognize that scientists question, discuss, and check each other's evidence and explanations.2
What Is Science?;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.N.1.6Infer based on observation.2
What Is Science?;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.N.1.3Explain that science does not always follow a rigidly defined method ("the scientific method") but that science does involve the use of observations and empirical evidence.2
What Is Science?;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.N.1.5Compare the methods and results of investigations done by other classmates.2
What Is Science?;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.N.1.2Explain the difference between an experiment and other types of scientific investigation.2
What Is Science?;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.N.1.5Recognize and explain that authentic scientific investigation frequently does not parallel the steps of "the scientific method."2
What Is Science?;FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.N.2.1Recognize and explain that science is grounded in empirical observations that are testable; explanation must always be linked with evidence.2
What Is Science?; Sun and Other StarsFLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.E.6.5Investigate how technology and tools help to extend the ability of humans to observe very small things and very large things.2
FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.E.6.1Recognize that Earth is made up of rocks. Rocks come in many sizes and shapes.1
FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.N.1.2Compare the observations made by different groups using the same tools.1
FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 2SC.2.P.8.6Measure and compare the volume of liquids using containers of various shapes and sizes.1
FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.L.14.2Investigate and describe how plants respond to stimuli (heat, light, gravity), such as the way plant stems grow toward light and their roots grow downward in response to gravity.2
FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.L.15.1Classify animals into major groups (mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, arthropods, vertebrates and invertebrates, those having live births and those which lay eggs) according to their physical characteristics and behaviors.2
FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.L.15.2Classify flowering and nonflowering plants into major groups such as those that produce seeds, or those like ferns and mosses that produce spores, according to their physical characteristics.2
FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 3SC.3.N.1.2Compare the observations made by different groups using the same tools and seek reasons to explain the differences across groups.2
FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.E.5.5Investigate and report the effects of space research and exploration on the economy and culture of Florida.2
FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.E.6.2Identify the physical properties of common earth-forming minerals, including hardness, color, luster, cleavage, and streak color, and recognize the role of minerals in the formation of rocks.2
FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.L.17.1Compare the seasonal changes in Florida plants and animals to those in other regions of the country.2
FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.N.1.2Compare the observations made by different groups using multiple tools and seek reasons to explain the differences across groups.2
FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 4SC.4.P.12.2Investigate and describe that the speed of an object is determined by the distance it travels in a unit of time and that objects can move at different speeds.2
FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.E.5.1Recognize that a galaxy consists of gas, dust, and many stars, including any objects orbiting the stars. Identify our home galaxy as the Milky Way.2
FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.E.5.2Recognize the major common characteristics of all planets and compare/contrast the properties of inner and outer planets.2
FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.E.5.3Distinguish among the following objects of the Solar System -- Sun, planets, moons, asteroids, comets -- and identify Earth's position in it.2
FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.P.11.2Identify and classify materials that conduct electricity and materials that do not.2
FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsGrade 5SC.5.P.8.2Investigate and identify materials that will dissolve in water and those that will not and identify the conditions that will speed up or slow down the dissolving process.2
FLNext Generation Sunshine State StandardsKindergartenSC.K.L.14.2Recognize that some books and other media portray animals and plants with characteristics and behaviors they do not have in real life.1

Ready to Start?

Try it free and see the impact for yourself.
We have subscription plans for teachers, schools & parents.

X
Exit Ticket

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3