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Skills available for Missouri fifth-grade science standards

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PS1 Matter and Its Interactions

PS2 Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

  • PS2.A Forces and Motion

  • PS2.B Types of Interaction

PS3 Energy

  • PS3.A Definitions of Energy

  • PS3.B Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer

  • PS3.C Relationship Between Energy and Forces

  • PS3.D Energy in Chemical Process and Everyday

    • PS3.D.1 Use models to describe that energy stored in food (used for body repair, growth, motion, and to maintain body warmth) was once energy from the sun.

PS4 Waves and Their Applications in technologies for Information Transfer

  • PS4.A Wave Properties

    • PS4.A.1 Develop a model to describe that objects can be seen only when light is reflected off them or when they produce their own light.

  • PS4.B Electromagnetic Radiation

  • PS4.C Information Technologies and Instrumentation

LS1 From Molecules to Organisms: Structure and Processes

LS2 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

LS3 Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits

  • LS3.A Inheritance of Traits

  • LS3.B Natural Selection

  • LS3.C Adaptation

  • LS3.D Biodiversity and Humans

ESS1 Earth's Place in the Universe

  • ESS1.A The Universe and its Stars

    • ESS1.A.1 Support an argument that relative distances from Earth affects the apparent brightness of the sun compared to other stars.

  • ESS1.B Earth and the Solar System

    • ESS1.B.1 Make observations during different seasons to relate the amount of daylight to the time of year.

    • ESS1.B.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.

  • ESS1.C The History of Planet Earth

ESS2 Earth's Systems

  • ESS2.A Earth Materials and Systems

  • ESS2.B Plate Tectonics and Large-Scale Systems

  • ESS2.C The Role of Water in Earth's Surface Processes

    • ESS2.C.1 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.

  • ESS2.D Weather and Climate

  • ESS2.E Biogeology

ESS3 Earth and Human Activity