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Animal & Plant Life Cycles;TXTEKSGrade 11.10.DObserve and record life cycles of animals such as a chicken, frog, or fish.1
Animal & Plant Life Cycles;TXTEKSGrade 22.10.CInvestigate and record some of the unique stages that insects such as grasshoppers and butterflies undergo during their life cycle.1
Classification of Materials;TXTEKSKindergartenK.5.AObserve and record properties of objects, including bigger or smaller, heavier or lighter, shape, color, and texture.1
Classification of Materials;TXTEKSKindergartenK.7.AObserve, describe, and sort rocks by size, shape, color, and texture.1
Classification of Materials;TXTEKSGrade 11.5.CClassify objects by the materials from which they are made.1
Classification of Materials; Material Properties and Purposes; Living vs. Non-Living Things;TXTEKSGrade 22.4.BMeasure and compare organisms and objects.1
External Animal Parts;TXTEKSGrade 11.10.AInvestigate how the external characteristics of an animal are related to where it lives, how it moves, and what it eats.1
External Animal Parts; Living Things Change Their Environment;TXTEKSGrade 22.10.AObserve, record, and compare how the physical characteristics and behaviors of animals help them meet their basic needs.1
Parts of a Plant;TXTEKSGrade 11.10.BIdentify and compare the parts of plants.1
Parts of a Plant; External Animal Parts;TXTEKSKindergartenK.10.BIdentify basic parts of plants and animals.1
Parts of a Plant; Plants Need Water And Light;TXTEKSGrade 22.10.BObserve, record, and compare how the physical characteristics of plants help them meet their basic needs such as stems carry water throughout the plant.1
Gravity Pulls Things Down;TXTEKSGrade 22.2.FCompare results of investigations with what students and scientists know about the world.1
Habitats;TXTEKSGrade 11.9.BAnalyze and record examples of interdependence found in various situations such as terrariums and aquariums or pet and caregiver.1
Habitats; How Do We Use Food;TXTEKSGrade 22.9.CCompare the ways living organisms depend on each other and on their environments such as through food chains.1
Heating and Cooling;TXTEKSKindergartenK.5.BObserve, record, and discuss how materials can be changed by heating or cooling.1
Heating and Cooling;TXTEKSGrade 11.5.BPredict and identify changes in materials caused by heating and cooling.1
Heating and Cooling;TXTEKSGrade 22.5.BCompare changes in materials caused by heating and cooling.1
Heating and Cooling;TXTEKSGrade 22.5.CDemonstrate that things can be done to materials such as cutting, folding, sanding, and melting to change their physical properties.1
Heating and Cooling; Introduction to Sound; Sunlight Warms the Earth;TXTEKSGrade 22.6.AInvestigate the effects on objects by increasing or decreasing amounts of light, heat, and sound energy such as how the color of an object appears different in dimmer light or how heat melts butter.1
Reducing Our Impact on Earth; Natural Resources;TXTEKSKindergartenK.1.BDemonstrate how to use, conserve, and dispose of natural resources and materials such as conserving water and reusing or recycling paper, plastic, and metal.1
Reducing Our Impact on Earth; Natural Resources;TXTEKSKindergartenK.3.AIdentify and explain a problem such as the impact of littering and propose a solution.1
Reducing Our Impact on Earth; Natural Resources;TXTEKSGrade 11.1.BIdentify and learn how to use natural resources and materials, including conservation and reuse or recycling of paper, plastic, and metals.1
Reducing Our Impact on Earth; Natural Resources;TXTEKSGrade 22.1.BIdentify and demonstrate how to use, conserve, and dispose of natural resources and materials such as conserving water and reuse or recycling of paper, plastic, and metal.1
Introduction to Sound; Introduction to Light;TXTEKSGrade 11.6.AIdentify and discuss how different forms of energy such as light, thermal, and sound are important to everyday life.1
Introduction to Sound; Introduction to Light;TXTEKSKindergartenK.6.AUse the senses to explore different forms of energy such as light, thermal, and sound.1
Introduction to Traits;TXTEKSKindergartenK.10.CIdentify ways that young plants resemble the parent plant.1
Introduction to Traits;TXTEKSGrade 11.10.CCompare ways that young animals resemble their parents.1
Introduction to Weather;TXTEKSGrade 11.8.ARecord weather information, including relative temperature such as hot or cold, clear or cloudy, calm or windy, and rainy or icy.1
Introduction to Weather;TXTEKSGrade 11.8.DDemonstrate that air is all around us and observe that wind is moving air.1
Introduction to Weather;TXTEKSGrade 22.8.AMeasure, record, and graph weather information, including temperature, wind conditions, precipitation, and cloud coverage, in order to identify patterns in the data.1
Introduction to Weather; Patterns in the Sky;TXTEKSKindergartenK.8.CObserve, describe, and illustrate objects in the sky such as the clouds, moon, and stars, including the sun.1
Introduction to Weather; Four Seasons and Day Length;TXTEKSKindergartenK.8.AObserve and describe weather changes from day to day and over seasons.1
Introduction to Weather; Four Seasons and Day Length;TXTEKSGrade 22.8.BIdentify the importance of weather and seasonal information to make choices in clothing, activities, and transportation.1
Introduction to Weather; Four Seasons and Day Length;TXTEKSGrade 22.9.BIdentify factors in the environment, including temperature and precipitation, that affect growth and behavior such as migration, hibernation, and dormancy of living things.1
Living vs. Non-Living Things;TXTEKSKindergartenK.2.DRecord and organize data and observations using pictures, numbers, and words.1
Living vs. Non-Living Things;TXTEKSKindergartenK.9.ADifferentiate between living and nonliving things based upon whether they have basic needs and produce offspring.1
Living vs. Non-Living Things;TXTEKSGrade 11.2.DRecord and organize data using pictures, numbers, and words.1
Living vs. Non-Living Things;TXTEKSGrade 11.9.ASort and classify living and nonliving things based upon whether they have basic needs and produce offspring.1
Living vs. Non-Living Things;TXTEKSGrade 22.2.DRecord and organize data using pictures, numbers, and words.1
Living vs. Non-Living Things; Plants Need Water And Light; Animals Need Food;TXTEKSGrade 22.9.AIdentify the basic needs of plants and animals.1
Magnets & Static Electricity;TXTEKSKindergartenK.6.BExplore interactions between magnets and various materials.1
Magnets & Static Electricity;TXTEKSGrade 11.6.BPredict and describe how a magnet can be used to push or pull an object.1
Magnets & Static Electricity;TXTEKSGrade 22.6.BObserve and identify how magnets are used in everyday life.1
Material Properties and Purposes;TXTEKSGrade 11.4.BMeasure and compare organisms and objects using non-standard units.1
Material Properties and Purposes; What is Engineering?;TXTEKSGrade 22.5.DCombine materials that when put together can do things that they cannot do by themselves such as building a tower or a bridge and justify the selection of those materials based on their physical properties.1
Natural Resources;TXTEKSKindergartenK.7.CGive examples of ways rocks, soil, and water are useful.1
Natural Resources;TXTEKSGrade 11.7.CIdentify how rocks, soil, and water are used to make products.1
Natural Resources;TXTEKSGrade 22.7.CDistinguish between natural and manmade resources.1
Oceans, Lakes and Rivers;TXTEKSKindergartenK.7.BObserve and describe physical properties of natural sources of water, including color and clarity.1
Oceans, Lakes and Rivers;TXTEKSGrade 11.7.BIdentify and describe a variety of natural sources of water, including streams, lakes, and oceans.1
Oceans, Lakes and Rivers;TXTEKSGrade 22.7.BIdentify and compare the properties of natural sources of freshwater and saltwater.1
Patterns in the Sky;TXTEKSKindergartenK.3.BMake predictions based on observable patterns in nature.1
Patterns in the Sky;TXTEKSGrade 11.3.BMake predictions based on observable patterns.1
Patterns in the Sky;TXTEKSGrade 11.8.BObserve and record changes in the appearance of objects in the sky such as the moon and stars, including the sun.1
Patterns in the Sky;TXTEKSGrade 22.3.BMake predictions based on observable patterns.1
Patterns in the Sky;TXTEKSGrade 22.8.CObserve, describe, and record patterns of objects in the sky, including the appearance of the moon.1
Patterns of Motion & Friction;TXTEKSGrade 22.6.CTrace and compare patterns of movement of objects such as sliding, rolling, and spinning over time.1
Plant Growth Conditions;TXTEKSGrade 11.7.AObserve, compare, describe, and sort components of soil by size, texture, and color.1
Plants Need Water And Light; Animals Need Food;TXTEKSKindergartenK.9.BExamine evidence that living organisms have basic needs such as food, water, and shelter for animals and air, water, nutrients, sunlight, and space for plants.1
Pollination and Seed Dispersal; Plants Need Water And Light;TXTEKSKindergartenK.10.DObserve changes that are part of a simple life cycle of a plant: seed, seedling, plant, flower, and fruit.1
Pushes and Pulls;TXTEKSKindergartenK.6.DObserve and describe the ways that objects can move such as in a straight line, zigzag, up and down, back and forth, round and round, and fast and slow.1
Pushes and Pulls;TXTEKSGrade 11.6.CDemonstrate and record the ways that objects can move such as in a straight line, zig zag, up and down, back and forth, round and round, and fast and slow.1
Four Seasons and Day Length;TXTEKSGrade 11.8.CIdentify characteristics of the seasons of the year and day and night.1
Four Seasons and Day Length; Patterns in the Sky;TXTEKSKindergartenK.8.BIdentify events that have repeating patterns, including seasons of the year and day and night.1
Solids, Liquids and Gases;TXTEKSGrade 22.5.AClassify matter by physical properties, including relative temperature, texture, flexibility, and whether material is a solid or liquid.1
Solids, Liquids and Gases; Classification of Materials;TXTEKSGrade 11.5.AClassify objects by observable properties such as larger and smaller, heavier and lighter, shape, color, and texture.1
Solids, Liquids and Gases; Gravity Pulls Things Down;TXTEKSKindergartenK.2.ECommunicate observations about simple descriptive investigations.1
Solids, Liquids and Gases; Gravity Pulls Things Down;TXTEKSGrade 11.2.ECommunicate observations and provide reasons for explanations using student-generated data from simple descriptive investigations.1
Solids, Liquids and Gases; Gravity Pulls Things Down;TXTEKSGrade 22.2.ECommunicate observations and justify explanations using student-generated data from simple descriptive investigations.1
Solids, Liquids and Gases; Introduction to Sound; Living vs. Non-Living Things;TXTEKSKindergartenK.2.AAsk questions about organisms, objects, and events observed in the natural world.1
Solids, Liquids and Gases; Introduction to Sound; Living vs. Non-Living Things;TXTEKSGrade 11.2.AAsk questions about organisms, objects, and events observed in the natural world.1
Solids, Liquids and Gases; Introduction to Sound; Living vs. Non-Living Things;TXTEKSGrade 22.2.AAsk questions about organisms, objects, and events during observations and investigations.1
Solids, Liquids and Gases; The Five Senses; Material Properties and Purposes;TXTEKSKindergartenK.4.BUse the senses as a tool of observation to identify properties and patterns of organisms, objects, and events in the environment.1
Solids, Liquids and Gases;TXTEKSKindergartenK.1.AIdentify, discuss, and demonstrate safe and healthy practices as outlined in texas education agency-approved safety standards during classroom and outdoor investigations, including wearing safety goggles or chemical splash goggles, as appropriate, washing hands, and using materials appropriately.1
Solids, Liquids and Gases;TXTEKSGrade 11.1.AIdentify, discuss, and demonstrate safe and healthy practices as outlined in texas education agency-approved safety standards during classroom and outdoor investigations, including wearing safety goggles or chemical splash goggles, as appropriate, washing hands, and using materials appropriately; and1
Solids, Liquids and Gases;TXTEKSGrade 22.1.AIdentify, describe, and demonstrate safe practices as outlined in texas education agency-approved safety standards during classroom and outdoor investigations, including wearing safety goggles or chemical splash goggles, as appropriate, washing hands, and using materials appropriately; and1
Sunlight Warms the Earth;TXTEKSKindergartenK.2.CCollect data and make observations using simple tools.1
Sunlight Warms the Earth;TXTEKSGrade 11.2.CCollect data and make observations using simple tools.1
Sunlight Warms the Earth;TXTEKSGrade 22.2.CCollect data from observations using scientific tools.1
Sunlight Warms the Earth;TXTEKSKindergartenK.4.ACollect information using tools, including computing devices, hand lenses, primary balances, cups, bowls, magnets, collecting nets, and notebooks; timing devices; non-standard measuring items; weather instruments such as demonstration thermometers; and materials to support observations of habitats of organisms such as terrariums and aquariums.1
Sunlight Warms the Earth; Introduction to Weather;TXTEKSGrade 22.4.ACollect, record, and compare information using tools, including computers, hand lenses, rulers, plastic beakers, magnets, collecting nets, notebooks, and safety goggles or chemical splash goggles, as appropriate; timing devices; weather instruments such as thermometers, wind vanes, and rain gauges; and materials to support observations of habitats of organisms such as terrariums and aquariums.1
Sunlight Warms the Earth; Introduction to Weather; Simple Machines;TXTEKSGrade 11.4.ACollect, record, and compare information using tools, including computers, hand lenses, primary balances, cups, bowls, magnets, collecting nets, notebooks, and safety goggles or chemical splash goggles, as appropriate; timing devices; non-standard measuring items; weather instruments such as demonstration thermometers and wind socks; and materials to support observations of habitats of organisms such as aquariums and terrariums.1
What is Engineering?;TXTEKSGrade 11.3.AIdentify and explain a problem and propose a solution.1
What is Engineering?;TXTEKSGrade 22.3.AIdentify and explain a problem and propose a task and solution for the problem.1
What Is Science?;TXTEKSKindergartenK.3.CExplore that scientists investigate different things in the natural world and use tools to help in their investigations.1
What Is Science?; Plant Growth Conditions;TXTEKSKindergartenK.2.BPlan and conduct simple descriptive investigations.1
What Is Science?; Plant Growth Conditions;TXTEKSGrade 11.2.BPlan and conduct simple descriptive investigations.1
What Is Science?; Plant Growth Conditions;TXTEKSGrade 22.2.BPlan and conduct descriptive investigations.1
What Is Science?; What is Engineering?;TXTEKSGrade 11.3.CDescribe what scientists do.1
What Is Science?; What is Engineering?;TXTEKSGrade 22.3.CIdentify what a scientist is and explore what different scientists do.1
TXTEKSKindergartenK.6.CObserve and describe the location of an object in relation to another such as above, below, behind, in front of, and beside.1
TXTEKSKindergartenK.10.ASort plants and animals into groups based on physical characteristics such as color, size, body covering, or leaf shape.1
TXTEKSGrade 11.9.CGather evidence of interdependence among living organisms such as energy transfer through food chains or animals using plants for shelter.1
TXTEKSGrade 22.7.AObserve, describe, and compare rocks by size, texture, and color.1
Adaptations and the Environment;TXTEKSGrade 55.10.ACompare the structures and functions of different species that help them live and survive in a specific environment such as hooves on prairie animals or webbed feet in aquatic animals.2
Animal & Plant Life Cycles;TXTEKSGrade 44.10.CExplore, illustrate, and compare life cycles in living organisms such as beetles, crickets, radishes, or lima beans.2
Animal & Plant Life Cycles;TXTEKSGrade 33.10.BInvestigate and compare how animals and plants undergo a series of orderly changes in their diverse life cycles such as tomato plants, frogs, and lady beetles.2
Balanced & Unbalanced Forces;TXTEKSGrade 55.6.DDesign a simple experimental investigation that tests the effect of force on an object.2
Balanced & Unbalanced Forces;TXTEKSGrade 33.6.BDemonstrate and observe how position and motion can be changed by pushing and pulling objects such as swings, balls, and wagons.2
Brain Processing of Senses;TXTEKSGrade 33.2.EDemonstrate that repeated investigations may increase the reliability of results.2
Brain Processing of Senses;TXTEKSGrade 44.2.EPerform repeated investigations to increase the reliability of results.2
Brain Processing of Senses;TXTEKSGrade 55.2.EDemonstrate that repeated investigations may increase the reliability of results.2
Chemical vs. Physical Changes;TXTEKSGrade 33.5.DExplore and recognize that a mixture is created when two materials are combined such as gravel and sand or metal and plastic paper clips.2
Conservation of Matter;TXTEKSGrade 33.2.BCollect and record data by observing and measuring using the metric system and recognize differences between observed and measured data.2
Conservation of Matter;TXTEKSGrade 55.2.CCollect and record information using detailed observations and accurate measuring.2
Earth’s Orbit and Rotation;TXTEKSGrade 55.8.CDemonstrate that earth rotates on its axis once approximately every 24 hours causing the day/night cycle and the apparent movement of the sun across the sky.2
Ecosystems;TXTEKSGrade 33.9.AObserve and describe the physical characteristics of environments and how they support populations and communities of plants and animals within an ecosystem.2
Ecosystems;TXTEKSGrade 55.9.AObserve the way organisms live and survive in their ecosystem by interacting with the living and nonliving components.2
Ecosystems;TXTEKSGrade 55.9.CPredict the effects of changes in ecosystems caused by living organisms, including humans, such as the overpopulation of grazers or the building of highways.2
Ecosystems; Adaptations and the Environment;TXTEKSGrade 33.9.CDescribe environmental changes such as floods and droughts where some organisms thrive and others perish or move to new locations.2
Ecosystems; Food Webs;TXTEKSGrade 33.9.BIdentify and describe the flow of energy in a food chain and predict how changes in a food chain affect the ecosystem such as removal of frogs from a pond or bees from a field.2
Ecosystems; Light Reflection & Vision; Chemical vs. Physical Changes;TXTEKSGrade 33.1.ADemonstrate safe practices as described in texas education agency-approved safety standards during classroom and outdoor investigations using safety equipment as appropriate, including safety goggles or chemical splash goggles, as appropriate, and gloves.2
Ecosystems; Light Reflection & Vision; Chemical vs. Physical Changes;TXTEKSGrade 44.1.ADemonstrate safe practices and the use of safety equipment as described in texas education agency-approved safety standards during classroom and outdoor investigations using safety equipment, including safety goggles or chemical splash goggles, as appropriate, and gloves, as appropriate.2
Energy Transfer;TXTEKSGrade 44.6.ADifferentiate among forms of energy, including mechanical, sound, electrical, light, and thermal.2
Energy Transfer;TXTEKSGrade 44.6.CDemonstrate that electricity travels in a closed path, creating an electrical circuit.2
Energy Transfer;TXTEKSGrade 55.6.BDemonstrate that the flow of electricity in closed circuits can produce light, heat, or sound.2
Energy Transfer; Light Reflection & Vision; Wave Properties;TXTEKSGrade 33.6.AExplore different forms of energy, including mechanical, light, sound, and thermal in everyday life.2
Energy Transfer; Wave Properties;TXTEKSGrade 55.6.AExplore the uses of energy, including mechanical, light, thermal, electrical, and sound energy.2
Extreme Weather Solutions;TXTEKSGrade 33.2.APlan and implement descriptive investigations, including asking and answering questions, making inferences, and selecting and using equipment or technology needed, to solve a specific problem in the natural world.2
Food Webs; How Do We Use Food;TXTEKSGrade 44.9.AInvestigate that most producers need sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide to make their own food, while consumers are dependent on other organisms for food.2
Food Webs; How Do We Use Food;TXTEKSGrade 44.9.BDescribe the flow of energy through food webs, beginning with the sun, and predict how changes in the ecosystem affect the food web.2
Fossils & Extinction;TXTEKSGrade 55.9.DIdentify fossils as evidence of past living organisms and the nature of the environments at the time using models.2
Heating and Cooling (K-2 Series)TXTEKSGrade 33.5.CPredict, observe, and record changes in the state of matter caused by heating or cooling such as ice becoming liquid water, condensation forming on the outside of a glass of ice water, or liquid water being heated to the point of becoming water vapor.2
How Do We Use Food; Food Webs;TXTEKSGrade 55.9.BDescribe the flow of energy within a food web, including the roles of the sun, producers, consumers, and decomposers.2
Interactions of Earth’s Spheres; Properties of Matter;TXTEKSGrade 55.1.BMake informed choices in the conservation, disposal, and recycling of materials.2
Interactions of Earth’s Spheres; Water Quality & DistributionTXTEKSGrade 33.1.BMake informed choices in the use and conservation of natural resources by recycling or reusing materials such as paper, aluminum cans, and plastics.2
Interactions of Earth’s Spheres; Water Quality & DistributionTXTEKSGrade 44.1.BMake informed choices in the use and conservation of natural resources and reusing and recycling of materials such as paper, aluminum, glass, cans, and plastic.2
Light Reflection & Vision;TXTEKSGrade 55.6.CDemonstrate that light travels in a straight line until it strikes an object and is reflected or travels through one medium to another and is refracted.2
Magnets & Static Electricty;TXTEKSGrade 33.6.CObserve forces such as magnetism and gravity acting on objects.2
Magnets & Static Electricty; Balanced & Unbalanced Forces;TXTEKSGrade 44.6.DDesign a descriptive investigation to explore the effect of force on an object such as a push or a pull, gravity, friction, or magnetism.2
Magnets & Static Electricty; Ecosystems; Conservation of Matter;TXTEKSGrade 33.4.ACollect, record, and analyze information using tools, including cameras, computers, hand lenses, metric rulers, celsius thermometers, wind vanes, rain gauges, pan balances, graduated cylinders, beakers, spring scales, hot plates, meter sticks, magnets, collecting nets, notebooks, and sun, earth, and moon system models; timing devices; and materials to support observation of habitats of organisms such as terrariums and aquariums.2
Magnets & Static Electricty; Ecosystems; Conservation of Matter;TXTEKSGrade 55.4.ACollect, record, and analyze information using tools, including calculators, microscopes, cameras, computers, hand lenses, metric rulers, celsius thermometers, prisms, mirrors, balances, spring scales, graduated cylinders, beakers, hot plates, meter sticks, magnets, collecting nets, and notebooks; timing devices; and materials to support observations of habitats or organisms such as terrariums and aquariums.2
Magnets & Static Electricty; Ecosystems; Conservation of Matter;TXTEKSGrade 44.4.ACollect, record, and analyze information using tools, including calculators, microscopes, cameras, computers, hand lenses, metric rulers, celsius thermometers, mirrors, spring scales, balances, graduated cylinders, beakers, hot plates, meter sticks, magnets, collecting nets, and notebooks; timing devices; and materials to support observation of habitats of organisms such as terrariums and aquariums.2
Material Properties and Purposes (K-2 Series)TXTEKSGrade 33.7.CExplore the characteristics of natural resources that make them useful in products and materials such as clothing and furniture and how resources may be conserved.2
Natural Disasters;TXTEKSGrade 33.7.BInvestigate rapid changes in earth's surface such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and landslides.2
Natural Disasters; Particle Nature of Matter; Moon & Its Phases;TXTEKSGrade 33.3.BRepresent the natural world using models such as volcanoes or the sun, earth, and moon system and identify their limitations, including size, properties, and materials.2
Particle Nature of Matter; Moon & Its Phases;TXTEKSGrade 55.3.BDraw or develop a model that represents how something that cannot be seen such as the sun, earth, and moon system and formation of sedimentary rock works or looks.2
Moon & Its Phases;TXTEKSGrade 44.8.CCollect and analyze data to identify sequences and predict patterns of change in shadows, seasons, and the observable appearance of the moon over time.2
Moon & Its Phases; Earth’s Orbit and Rotation;TXTEKSGrade 33.8.CConstruct models that demonstrate the relationship of the sun, earth, and moon, including orbits and positions.2
Moon & Its Phases; Sun and Other Stars; Earth’s Orbit and Rotation;TXTEKSGrade 55.8.DIdentify and compare the physical characteristics of the sun, earth, and moon.2
Plant Growth (K-2 Series)TXTEKSGrade 44.7.AExamine properties of soils, including color and texture, capacity to retain water, and ability to support the growth of plants.2
Properties of Matter;TXTEKSGrade 33.5.AMeasure, test, and record physical properties of matter, including temperature, mass, magnetism, and the ability to sink or float.2
Properties of Matter;TXTEKSGrade 44.5.AMeasure, compare, and contrast physical properties of matter, including mass, volume, states (solid, liquid, gas), temperature, magnetism, and the ability to sink or float.2
Properties of Matter;TXTEKSGrade 55.5.AClassify matter based on measurable, testable, and observable physical properties, including mass, magnetism, physical state (solid, liquid, and gas), relative density (sinking and floating using water as a reference point), solubility in water, and the ability to conduct or insulate thermal energy or electric energy.2
Renewable vs. Nonrenewable Resources;TXTEKSGrade 44.7.CIdentify and classify earth's renewable resources, including air, plants, water, and animals, and nonrenewable resources, including coal, oil, and natural gas, and the importance of conservation.2
Renewable vs. Nonrenewable Resources; Earth's Landscapes;TXTEKSGrade 55.7.AExplore the processes that led to the formation of sedimentary rocks and fossil fuels.2
Solids, Liquids and Gases (K-2 Series)TXTEKSGrade 33.5.BDescribe and classify samples of matter as solids, liquids, and gases and demonstrate that solids have a definite shape and that liquids and gases take the shape of their container.2
Structure of Living Things;TXTEKSGrade 33.10.AExplore how structures and functions of plants and animals allow them to survive in a particular environment.2
Structure of Living Things;TXTEKSGrade 44.10.AExplore how structures and functions enable organisms to survive in their environment.2
Sun and Other Stars;TXTEKSGrade 33.8.BDescribe and illustrate the sun as a star composed of gases that provides light and thermal energy.2
Variation of Traits;TXTEKSGrade 55.10.BDifferentiate between inherited traits of plants and animals such as spines on a cactus or shape of a beak and learned behaviors such as an animal learning tricks or a child riding a bicycle.2
Variation of Traits;TXTEKSGrade 44.10.BExplore and describe examples of traits that are inherited from parents to offspring such as eye color and shapes of leaves and behaviors that are learned such as reading a book and a wolf pack teaching their pups to hunt effectively.2
Water Cycle;TXTEKSGrade 44.8.BDescribe and illustrate the continuous movement of water above and on the surface of earth through the water cycle and explain the role of the sun as a major source of energy in this process.2
Water Cycle;TXTEKSGrade 55.8.BExplain how the sun and the ocean interact in the water cycle.2
Water Cycle; Earth’s Orbit and Rotation; Sun and Other Stars;TXTEKSGrade 44.3.BRepresent the natural world using models such as the water cycle and stream tables and identify their limitations, including accuracy and size.2
Weather vs. Climate;TXTEKSGrade 33.8.AObserve, measure, record, and compare day-to-day weather changes in different locations at the same time that include air temperature, wind direction, and precipitation.2
Weather vs. Climate;TXTEKSGrade 44.8.AMeasure, record, and predict changes in weather.2
Weather vs. Climate;TXTEKSGrade 55.8.ADifferentiate between weather and climate.2
Weather vs. Climate;TXTEKSGrade 33.2.DAnalyze and interpret patterns in data to construct reasonable explanations based on evidence from investigations.2
Weather vs. Climate; Brain Processing of Senses;TXTEKSGrade 33.2.CConstruct maps, graphic organizers, simple tables, charts, and bar graphs using tools and current technology to organize, examine, and evaluate measured data.2
Weather vs. Climate; Brain Processing of Senses;TXTEKSGrade 44.2.CConstruct simple tables, charts, bar graphs, and maps using tools and current technology to organize, examine, and evaluate data.2
Weather vs. Climate; Brain Processing of Senses;TXTEKSGrade 55.2.GConstruct appropriate simple graphs, tables, maps, and charts using technology, including computers, to organize, examine, and evaluate information.2
Weather vs. Climate; What Is Science?;TXTEKSGrade 44.2.DAnalyze data and interpret patterns to construct reasonable explanations from data that can be observed and measured.2
Weather vs. Climate; What Is Science?;TXTEKSGrade 55.2.DAnalyze and interpret information to construct reasonable explanations from direct (observable) and indirect (inferred) evidence.2
Weathering & Erosion;TXTEKSGrade 55.7.BRecognize how landforms such as deltas, canyons, and sand dunes are the result of changes to earth's surface by wind, water, or ice.2
Weathering & Erosion;TXTEKSGrade 33.7.AExplore and record how soils are formed by weathering of rock and the decomposition of plant and animal remains.2
Weathering & Erosion;TXTEKSGrade 44.7.BObserve and identify slow changes to earth's surface caused by weathering, erosion, and deposition from water, wind, and ice.2
What Is Science?;TXTEKSGrade 33.3.AAnalyze, evaluate, and critique scientific explanations by using evidence, logical reasoning, and experimental and observational testing.2
What Is Science?;TXTEKSGrade 33.3.CConnect grade-level appropriate science concepts with the history of science, science careers, and contributions of scientists.2
What Is Science?;TXTEKSGrade 44.3.AAnalyze, evaluate, and critique scientific explanations by using evidence, logical reasoning, and experimental and observational testing.2
What Is Science?;TXTEKSGrade 44.3.CConnect grade-level appropriate science concepts with the history of science, science careers, and contributions of scientists.2
What Is Science?;TXTEKSGrade 55.3.AAnalyze, evaluate, and critique scientific explanations by using evidence, logical reasoning, and experimental and observational testing.2
What Is Science?;TXTEKSGrade 55.3.CConnect grade-level appropriate science concepts with the history of science, science careers, and contributions of scientists.2
What Is Science?;TXTEKSGrade 33.2.FCommunicate valid conclusions supported by data in writing, by drawing pictures, and through verbal discussion.2
What Is Science?;TXTEKSGrade 44.2.BCollect and record data by observing and measuring, using the metric system, and using descriptive words and numerals such as labeled drawings, writing, and concept maps.2
What Is Science?;TXTEKSGrade 44.2.FCommunicate valid oral and written results supported by data.2
What Is Science?;TXTEKSGrade 55.2.ADescribe, plan, and implement simple experimental investigations testing one variable.2
What Is Science?;TXTEKSGrade 55.2.BAsk well defined questions, formulate testable hypotheses, and select and use appropriate equipment and technology.2
What Is Science?;TXTEKSGrade 55.2.FCommunicate valid conclusions in both written and verbal forms.2
What Is Science?; Light Reflection & Vision; Chemical vs. Physical Changes;TXTEKSGrade 55.1.ADemonstrate safe practices and the use of safety equipment as outlined in texas education agency-approved safety standards during classroom and outdoor investigations using safety equipment, including safety goggles or chemical splash goggles, as appropriate, and gloves, as appropriate.2
What Is Science?; Properties of Matter; Chemical vs. Physical Changes;TXTEKSGrade 44.2.APlan and implement descriptive investigations, including asking well defined questions, making inferences, and selecting and using appropriate equipment or technology to answer his/her questions.2
TXTEKSGrade 33.8.DIdentify the planets in earth's solar system and their position in relation to the sun.2
TXTEKSGrade 44.6.BDifferentiate between conductors and insulators of thermal and electrical energy.2
TXTEKSGrade 44.5.BCompare and contrast a variety of mixtures, including solutions.2
TXTEKSGrade 55.5.BDemonstrate that some mixtures maintain physical properties of their ingredients such as iron filings and sand and sand and water.2
TXTEKSGrade 55.5.CIdentify changes that can occur in the physical properties of the ingredients of solutions such as dissolving salt in water or adding lemon juice to water.2

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