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Skills available for Texas fifth-grade science standards

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1-4 Scientific and engineering practices

5 Recurring themes and concepts

6 Matter and energy

7-8 Force, motion, and energy

  • 7 The student knows the nature of forces and the patterns of their interactions. The student is expected to:

  • 8 The student knows that energy is everywhere and can be observed in cycles, patterns, and systems. The student is expected to:

    • A investigate and describe the transformation of energy in systems such as energy in a flashlight battery that changes from chemical energy to electrical energy to light energy;

    • B demonstrate that electrical energy in complete circuits can be transformed into motion, light, sound, or thermal energy and identify the requirements for a functioning electrical circuit; and

    • C demonstrate and explain how light travels in a straight line and can be reflected, refracted, or absorbed.

9-11 Earth and space

  • 9 The student recognizes patterns among the Sun, Earth, and Moon system and their effects. The student is expected to:

  • 10 The student knows that there are recognizable patterns and processes on Earth. The student is expected to:

  • 11 The student understands how natural resources are important and can be managed. The student is expected to design and explain solutions such as conservation, recycling, or proper disposal to minimize environmental impact of the use of natural resources.

12-13 Organisms and environments