Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Develop a model to describe that light reflecting from objects and entering the eye allows objects to be seen.
Sound is produced when vibrations from objects travel through a medium and are received. Sound can vary in volume. The pitch of a sound can be varied by changing the rate of vibration.
Light travels in a straight line until it strikes an object. Light can be reflected by a mirror, refracted by a lens, or absorbed by an object.
Students should check their explanations against scientific knowledge, their own experiences, and observations of others.
Students ask questions that they can answer with scientific knowledge combined with their own observations.
Students should determine what constitutes evidence.
Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.
Apply scientific ideas to design, test, and refine a device that converts energy from one form to another.
Define a simple design problem that can be solved by applying scientific ideas about magnets.
Students recognize that different questions lead to different types of investigations.