The NGSS in Kentucky

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Skills available for Kentucky fifth-grade science standards

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5 Structure and Properties of Matter

5 Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems

5 Earth's Systems

  • 5-ESS2-1 Develop a model using an example to describe ways the geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and/or atmosphere interact.

  • 5-ESS2-2 Describe and graph the amounts and percentages of water and fresh water in various reservoirs to provide evidence about the distribution of water on Earth.

  • 5-ESS3-1 Obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the Earth's resources and environment.

5 Space Systems: Stars and the Solar System

  • 5-PS2-1 Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down.

  • 5-ESS1-1 Support an argument that differences in the apparent brightness of the sun compared to other stars is due to their relative distances from Earth.

  • 5-ESS1-2 Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in length and direction of shadows, day and night, and the seasonal appearance of some stars in the night sky.