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Classification of Materials; Material Properties and Purposes;OHLearning StandardsKindergartenK.PS.1.aObjects can be sorted and described by the properties of the materials from which they are made. Some of the properties can include color, size and texture.1
Parts of a Plant; External Animal Parts;OHLearning StandardsKindergartenK.LS.2.aLiving things are made up of a variety of structures. Some traits can be observable structures. Some of these structures and behaviors influence their survival.1
Fossils & Extinction;OHLearning StandardsGrade 22.LS.2.aSome kinds of organisms become extinct when their basic needs are no longer met or the environment changes.1
Gravity Pulls Things Down;OHLearning StandardsGrade 22.PS.1.cSome forces act without touching, such as using a magnet to move an object or objects falling to the ground.1
Habitats;OHLearning StandardsGrade 11.LS.2.aResources are necessary to meet the needs of an individual and populations of individuals. Living things interact with their physical environments as they meet those needs. Effects of seasonal changes within the local environment directly impact the availability of resources.1
Heating and Cooling;OHLearning StandardsGrade 11.PS.1.aObjects and materials change when exposed to various conditions, such as heating or cooling. Changes in temperature are a result of changes in energy. Not all materials change in the same way.1
Introduction to Sound;OHLearning StandardsKindergartenK.PS.2.aSound is produced by touching, blowing or tapping objects. The sounds that are produced vary depending on the properties of objects. Sound is produced when objects vibrate.1
Introduction to Weather;OHLearning StandardsKindergartenK.ESS.1.aWeather changes occur throughout the day and from day to day.1
Introduction to Weather;OHLearning StandardsKindergartenK.ESS.1.bAir is a nonliving substance that surrounds Earth and wind is air that is moving.1
Introduction to Weather;OHLearning StandardsKindergartenK.ESS.1.cWind, temperature and precipitation can be used to document short-term weather changes that are observable.1
Introduction to Weather;OHLearning StandardsGrade 22.ESS.1.aAir has properties that can be observed and measured. The transfer of energy in the atmosphere causes air movement, which is felt as wind. Wind speed and direction can be measured.1
Introduction to Weather;OHLearning StandardsGrade 22.ESS.3.aChanges in energy affect all aspects of weather, including temperature, precipitation, and wind.1
Living Things Change Their Environment;OHLearning StandardsGrade 22.LS.1.aLiving things function and interact with their physical environments. Living things cause changes in the environments where they live; the changes can be very noticeable or slightly noticeable, fast or slow.1
Living vs. Non-Living Things; Habitats;OHLearning StandardsKindergartenK.LS.1.aLiving things grow and reproduce. Living things are found worldwide.1
Living vs. Non-Living Things; Plants Need Water And Light; Habitats;OHLearning StandardsGrade 11.LS.1.aLiving things require energy, water, and a particular range of temperatures in their environments. Plants get energy from sunlight. Animals get energy from plants and other animals. Living things acquire resources from the living and nonliving components of the environment.1
Oceans, Lakes and Rivers; Solids, Liquids and Gases;OHLearning StandardsGrade 11.ESS.2.aThe physical properties of water can change. These changes occur due to changing energy. Water can change from a liquid to a solid and from a solid to a liquid.1
Patterns in the Sky;OHLearning StandardsKindergartenK.ESS.2.aThe moon, sun and stars appear in different positions at different times of the day or night. Sometimes the moon is visible during the night, sometimes the moon is visible during the day and at other times the moon is not visible at all. The observable shape of the moon changes in size very slowly throughout the month. The sun is visible only during the day.1
Patterns in the Sky; Four Seasons and Day Length;OHLearning StandardsKindergartenK.ESS.2.bThe sun’s position in the sky appears to change in a single day and from season to season. Stars are visible at night, some are visible in the evening or morning and some are brighter than others.1
Pushes and Pulls;OHLearning StandardsGrade 11.PS.2.aThe position of an object can be described by locating it relative to another object or to the object’s surroundings. An object is in motion when its position is changing.1
Pushes and Pulls;OHLearning StandardsGrade 11.PS.2.bThe motion of an object can be affected by pushing or pulling. A push or pull is a force that can make an object move faster, slower or go in a different direction. Changes in motion are a result of changes in energy.1
Pushes and Pulls;OHLearning StandardsGrade 22.PS.1.aMotion can increase, change direction or stop depending on the force applied.1
Pushes and Pulls;OHLearning StandardsGrade 22.PS.1.bThe change in motion of an object is related to the size of the force.1
Four Seasons and Day Length;OHLearning StandardsKindergartenK.ESS.1.dYearly weather changes (seasons) are observable patterns in the daily weather changes.1
Sunlight Warms the Earth;OHLearning StandardsGrade 11.ESS.1.aSunlight warms Earth’s land, air and water. The amount of exposure to sunlight affects the amount of warming or cooling of air, water and land.1
Water Cycle;OHLearning StandardsGrade 22.ESS.2.aWater is present in the atmosphere as water vapor. When water vapor in the atmosphere cools, it forms clouds, fog, rain, ice, snow, sleet or hail.1
Adaptations and the Environment;OHLearning StandardsGrade 33.LS.2.aPlants and animals have physical features that are associated with the environments where they live.2
Adaptations and the Environment; Animal Group Behavior; Structure of Living Things;OHLearning StandardsGrade 33.LS.2.bPlants and animals have certain physical or behavioral characteristics that influence their chances of surviving in particular environments.2
Animal & Plant Life Cycles;OHLearning StandardsGrade 33.LS.3.aWorldwide, organisms are growing, reproducing, dying and decaying. The details of the life cycle are different for different organisms, which affects their ability to survive and reproduce in their natural environments.2
Balanced & Unbalanced Forces;OHLearning StandardsGrade 55.PS.1.bAny change in speed or direction of an object requires a force and is affected by the mass of the object and the amount of force applied.2
Conservation of Matter;OHLearning StandardsGrade 44.PS.1.aWhen an object is broken into smaller pieces, when a solid is dissolved in a liquid or when matter changes state (solid, liquid, gas), the total amount of matter remains constant.2
Earth’s Orbit and Rotation;OHLearning StandardsGrade 55.ESS.3.aEarth’s revolution around the sun takes approximately 365 days. Earth completes one rotation on its axis in a 24-hour period, producing day and night. This rotation makes the sun, stars and moon appear to change position in the sky.2
Ecosystems;OHLearning StandardsGrade 44.LS.1.bEcosystems are based on interrelationships among and between biotic and abiotic factors. These include the diversity of other organisms present, the availability of food and other resources, and the physical attributes of the environment.2
Ecosystems; Adaptations and the Environment;OHLearning StandardsGrade 44.LS.1.aEcosystems can change gradually or dramatically. When the environment changes, some plants and animals survive and reproduce and others die or move to new locations.2
Energy Transfer;OHLearning StandardsGrade 44.PS.2.aEnergy transfers from hot objects to cold objects as heat, resulting in a temperature change.2
Energy Transfer;OHLearning StandardsGrade 44.PS.2.cElectrical energy in circuits can be transformed to other forms of energy, including light, heat, sound and motion. Electricity and magnetism are closely related.2
Energy Transfer; Collisions;OHLearning StandardsGrade 33.PS.3.aThere are many different forms of energy. Energy is the ability to cause motion or create change. The different forms of energy that are outlined at this grade level should be limited to familiar forms that a student is able to observe.2
Food Webs;OHLearning StandardsGrade 55.LS.1.aPopulations of organisms can be categorized by how they acquire energy.2
Food Webs;OHLearning StandardsGrade 55.LS.1.bFood webs can be used to identify the relationships among producers, consumers and decomposers in an ecosystem.2
Fossils & Extinction;OHLearning StandardsGrade 44.LS.2.bMost species that have lived on Earth are extinct.2
Fossils & Extinction; Earth's Landscapes;OHLearning StandardsGrade 44.LS.2.cFossils provide a point of comparison between the types of organisms that lived long ago and those existing today.2
Heating and Cooling (K-2 Series)OHLearning StandardsGrade 33.PS.2.cOne way to change matter from one state to another is by heating or cooling.2
How Do We Use Food; Food Webs;OHLearning StandardsGrade 55.LS.2.aFor ecosystems, the major source of energy is sunlight. Energy entering ecosystems as sunlight is transferred and transformed by producers into energy that organisms use through the process of photosynthesis. That energy is used or stored by the producer and can be passed from organism to organism as illustrated in food webs.2
Light Reflection & Vision;OHLearning StandardsGrade 55.PS.2.aLight travels and maintains its direction until it interacts with an object or moves from one medium to another and then it can be reflected, refracted or absorbed.2
Natural Disasters;OHLearning StandardsGrade 44.ESS.1.cCatastrophic events such as flooding, volcanoes and earthquakes can create landforms.2
Plant Growth (K-2 Series)OHLearning StandardsGrade 33.ESS.1.aSoil is composed of pieces of rock, organic material, water and air and has characteristics that can be measured and observed. Use the term “soil”, not “dirt”. Dirt and soil are not synonymous.2
Properties of Matter;OHLearning StandardsGrade 33.PS.1.aMatter takes up space and has mass.2
Properties of Matter;OHLearning StandardsGrade 33.PS.2.aThe most recognizable states of matter are solids, liquids and gases.2
Renewable vs. Nonrenewable Resources;OHLearning StandardsGrade 33.ESS.2.aRenewable energy resources, such as wind, water or solar energy, can be replenished within a short amount of time by natural processes.2
Renewable vs. Nonrenewable Resources;OHLearning StandardsGrade 33.ESS.2.bNonrenewable energy is a finite resource, such as natural gas, coal or oil, which cannot be replenished in a short amount of time.2
Solids, Liquids and Gases (K-2 Series)OHLearning StandardsGrade 33.PS.2.bShape and compressibility are properties that can distinguish between the states of matter.2
Sun and Other Stars;OHLearning StandardsGrade 55.ESS.2.aThe sun appears to be the largest star in the sky because it is the closest star to Earth. Some stars are larger than the sun and some stars are smaller than the sun.2
Variation of Traits;OHLearning StandardsGrade 33.LS.1.aIndividual organisms inherit many traits from their parents indicating a reliable way to transfer information from one generation to the next.2
Variation of Traits;OHLearning StandardsGrade 33.LS.1.bSome behavioral traits are learned through interactions with the environment and are not inherited.2
Water Quality & Distribution;OHLearning StandardsGrade 44.ESS.1.aAbout 70 percent of the Earth’s surface is covered with water and most of that is the ocean. Only a small portion of the Earth’s water is freshwater, which is found in rivers, lakes, groundwater and glaciers.2
Water Quality & Distribution;OHLearning StandardsGrade 33.ESS.3.aSome of Earth’s resources become limited due to overuse and/or contamination. Reducing resource use, decreasing waste and/or pollution, recycling and reusing can help conserve these resources.2
Wave Properties;OHLearning StandardsGrade 55.PS.2.bSound is produced by vibrating objects and requires a medium through which to travel. The rate of vibration is related to the pitch of the sound.2
Weathering & Erosion;OHLearning StandardsGrade 44.ESS.3.aLiquid water, wind and ice physically remove and carry rock, soil and sediment (erosion) and deposit the material in a new location (deposition).2
Weathering & Erosion;OHLearning StandardsGrade 44.ESS.1.bEarth’s surface can change due to erosion and deposition of soil, rock or sediment.2
Weathering & Erosion; Natural Disasters;OHLearning StandardsGrade 44.ESS.2.aRocks change shape, size and/or form due to water or glacial movement, freeze and thaw, wind, plant growth, acid rain, pollution and catastrophic events such as earthquakes, flooding, and volcanic activity.2
OHLearning StandardsGrade 33.ESS.1.bRocks have specific characteristics that allow them to be sorted and compared. Rocks form in different ways. Air and water are also nonliving resources.2
Gravity Pulls Things Down (K-2)OHLearning StandardsGrade 44.ESS.3.bGravitational force affects movements of water, rock and soil.2
OHLearning StandardsGrade 44.LS.2.aThe concept of biodiversity is expanded to include different classification schemes based upon shared internal and external characteristics of organisms.2
Energy Transfer;OHLearning StandardsGrade 44.PS.2.bElectric circuits require a complete loop of conducting materials through which electrical energy can be transferred.2
OHLearning StandardsGrade 55.ESS.1.aThe distance from the sun, size, composition and movement of each planet are unique. Planets revolve around the sun in elliptical orbits. Some of the planets have moons and/or debris that orbit them. Comets, asteroids and meteoroids orbit the sun.2
OHLearning StandardsGrade 55.PS.1.aMovement can be measured by speed. The speed of an object is calculated by determining the distance (d) traveled in a period of time (t).2

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