Make observations to construct an evidence-based account of how an object made of a small set of pieces can be disassembled and made into a new object.
Construct an argument with evidence that some changes caused by heating or cooling can be reversed and some cannot.
Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials time or cost.
Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.
Plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved.
Represent data in tables and graphical displays to describe typical weather conditions expected during a particular season.
Obtain and combine information to describe climates in different regions of the world.
Earth and Human Activity
Make a claim about the merit of a design solution that reduces the impacts of a weather-related hazard.
From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
Develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth growth reproduction and death.
Ecosystems: Interactions Energy and Dynamics
Construct an argument that some animals form groups that help members survive.