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Skills available for Hawaii fifth-grade science standards

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The Scientific Process

Life and Environmental Sciences

  • 3 Understand the unity, diversity, and interrelationships of organisms, including their relationship to cycles of matter and energy in the environment

    • Cycles of Matter and Energy

      • SC.5.3.1 Describe the cycle of energy among producers, consumers, and decomposers

    • Interdependence

      • SC.5.3.2 Describe the interdependent relationships among producers, consumers, and decomposers in an ecosystem in terms of the cycles of matter

  • 4 Understand the structures and functions of living organisms and how organisms can be compared scientifically

    • Cells, Tissues, Organs, and Organ Systems

      • SC.5.4.1 Describe the structures of the human body and how they work together to sustain life

  • 5 Understand genetics and biological evolution and their impact on the unity and diversity of organisms

Physical, Earth, and Space Sciences

  • 6 Understand the nature of matter and energy, forms of energy (including waves) and energy transformations, and their significance in understanding the structure of the universe

  • 7 Understand the relationship between force, mass, and motion of objects; and know the major natural forces: gravitational, electric, and magnetic

    • Forces of the Universe

      • SC.5.7.1 Explain how electrically charged materials can push or pull other charged materials

  • 8 Understand the Earth and its processes, the solar system, and the universe and its contents

    • Earth in the Solar System

      • SC.5.8.1 Describe the relationship (size and distance) of Earth to other components in the solar system

      • SC.5.8.2 Describe examples of what astronomers have discovered using telescopes

      • SC.5.8.3 Explain that the planets orbit the sun and that the moon orbits the Earth

      • SC.5.8.4 Demonstrate that day and night are caused by the rotation of the Earth on its axis