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NS.1.2.1
Communicate observations orally, in writing, and in graphic organizers:
• T-charts
• pictographs
• Venn diagrams
• bar graphs
NS.1.2.2
Develop questions that guide scientific inquiry
NS.1.2.3
Conduct scientific investigations individually and in teams:
• lab activities
• field studies
NS.1.2.4
Estimate and measure length and temperature using International System of Units (SI)
NS.1.2.5
Collect measurable empirical evidence in teams and as individuals
NS.1.2.6
Make predictions in teams and as individuals based upon empirical evidence
NS.1.2.7
Use age appropriate equipment and tools in scientific investigations (e.g., balances, hand lenses, rulers, and thermometers)
NS.1.2.8
Apply lab safety rules as they relate to specific science lab activities (see Arkansas Lab Safety Guide)
LS.2.2.1
Classify animals into major groups according to their structure:
• mammals
• birds
• fish
LS.2.2.2
Differentiate among herbivores, carnivores, and omnivores
LS.2.2.3
Identify basic needs of most plants:
• nutrients
• water
• light
• air
• temperature
• space
LS.2.2.4
Compare different types of flowering plants and conifers
LS.2.2.5
Identify the major parts and functions of the skeletal system
LS.2.2.6
Describe the function of the following plant parts:
• leaves
• stems
• flowers
• roots
LS.3.2.1
Illustrate embryonic development (e.g., chicken)
LS.3.2.2
Compare and contrast embryonic development and incomplete metamorphosis
LS.4.2.1
Compare and contrast living and extinct species
LS.4.2.2
Describe characteristics of various habitats
PS.5.2.1
Classify objects based on two or more properties
PS.5.2.2
Investigate the effect of physical phenomena on various materials (e.g., heat absorption by different colored materials)
PS.6.2.1
Investigate the relationship between force and motion
PS.7.2.1
Classify materials as transparent, translucent, or opaque (e.g., plastic wrap, wax paper, and aluminum foil)
PS.7.2.2
Compare temperatures using the Celsius scale
PS.7.2.3
Demonstrate methods of using electricity to produce light, heat, and sound
ESS.8.2.1
Conduct investigations to distinguish among the following components of soil:
• clay
• sand
• silt
• humus
ESS.8.2.2
Recognize and discuss the different properties of soil:
• color
• texture
• ability to retain water
• ability to support plant growth
ESS.8.2.3
Conduct investigations to determine which soil best supports bean plant growth
ESS.8.2.4
Identify products derived from natural resources
ESS.8.2.5
Chart weather conditions every day
 What Is Weather?
ESS.8.2.6
Demonstrate safety procedures related to severe weather
ESS.8.2.7
Describe characteristics of cumulus, stratus, and cirrus clouds
ESS.8.2.8
Predict weather based on cloud type
ESS.8.2.9
Read a Celsius thermometer
ESS.10.2.1
Illustrate four moon phases:
• full
• half
• crescent
• new
ESS.10.2.2
Model the movement of Earth and its moon
ESS.10.2.3
Contrast the visibility of the sun and moon