SMART PORTAL
Science and Mathematics Accessible Resource Tool
Home > Science > K8 > Science4
Lesson Category SMART Lesson Information Interactive Media Technology Web Lesson Question
Arkansas Grade 4 Science StandardsWeb Resources
NS.1.4.1
Communicate observations orally, in writing, and in graphic organizers:
• T-charts
• pictographs
• Venn diagrams
• bar graphs
• frequency tables
• line graphs
NS.1.4.2
Refine questions that guide scientific inquiry
NS.1.4.3
Conduct scientific investigations individually and in teams:
• lab activities
• field studies
NS.1.4.5
Communicate the designs, procedures, and results of scientific investigations (e.g., age-appropriate graphs, charts, and writings)
NS.1.4.6
Estimate and measure length, mass, temperature, capacity/volume, and elapsed time using International System of Units (SI)
NS.1.4.7
Collect and interpret measurable empirical evidence in teams and as individuals
NS.1.4.8
Develop a hypothesis based on prior knowledge and observations
NS.1.4.9
Identify variables that affect investigations
NS.1.4.10
Identify patterns and trends in data
NS.1.4.11
Generate conclusions based on evidence
NS.1.4.12
Evaluate the quality and feasibility of an idea or project
NS.1.4.13
Use simple equipment, age appropriate tools, technology, and mathematics in scientific investigations (e.g., balances, hand lenses, microscopes, rulers, thermometers, calculators, computers)
NS.1.4.14
Apply lab safety rules as they relate to specific science lab activities (see Arkansas Lab Safety Guide)
LS.2.4.1
Classify vertebrates into major subgroups:
• mammals
• birds
• fish
• amphibians
• reptiles
LS.2.4.2
Classify some invertebrates according to their structure:
• mollusks
• segmented worms
• arthropods
LS.2.4.3
Identify major parts and functions of the following systems:
• digestive
• circulatory
• nervous
LS.4.4.1
Recognize environmental adaptations of plants and animals
 Polar Bears and Their Adaptations
LS.4.4.2
Illustrate the interdependence of organisms in an ecosystem
PS.5.4.1
Demonstrate multiple ways to classify objects
PS.5.4.2
Demonstrate chemical changes in matter
PS.5.4.3
Compare and contrast gases to solids and liquids
PS.6.4.1
Investigate the relationship between force and direction
PS.6.4.2
Investigate the relationship between force and mass
PS.7.4.1
Interpret trends in temperature over time using the Celsius scale
PS.7.4.2
Classify electrical conductors and electrical insulators
PS.7.4.3
Construct simple circuits from circuit diagrams
ESS.8.4.1
Locate natural divisions of Arkansas:
• Ozark Plateau
• Ouachita Mountains
• Crowley's Ridge
• Mississippi Alluvial Plain (Delta)
• Coastal Plain
• Arkansas River Valley
ESS.8.4.2
Analyze the impact of using natural resources
ESS.8.4.3
Differentiate between renewable and non-renewable resources
ESS.8.4.4
Evaluate the impact of water pollution
ESS.8.4.5
Evaluate the impact of Arkansas' natural resources on the economy, including but not limited to
• farming
• timber
• tourism
• hunting
• fishing
ESS.8.4.6
Evaluate human use of Arkansas' natural resources on the environment, including but not limited to
• mining
• clear cutting
• dredging
ESS.8.4.7
Describe the processes of the water cycle:
• precipitation
• evaporation
• condensation
ESS.8.4.8
Organize weather data into tables or charts to identify trends and patterns
 Weather and Climate
ESS.8.4.9
Demonstrate safety procedures related to severe weather
ESS.8.4.10
Describe weather-related natural disasters
ESS.8.4.11
Construct and read instruments to collect weather data:
• barometer
• weather vane
• anemometer
ESS.9.4.1
Analyze changes to Earth's surface:
• erosion
• glaciation
• weathering
• earthquakes
• volcanic activity