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Science (2005)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 14
Learning Assets: 1
Lesson Plans: 4
Podcasts: 5
Web Resources: 4
1.) Describe how electrical circuits can be used to produce light, heat, sound, and magnetic fields.

•  Identifying ways to use and conserve electrical energy
•  Identifying characteristics of parallel and series circuits
•  Classifying materials as conductors, nonconductors, and insulators of electricity and heat
•  Identifying relationships among charge, current, and potential energy
•  Identifying components of a circuit
Science (2005)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 6
Learning Assets: 1
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 2
2.) Compare different pitches of sound produced by changing the size, tension, amount, or type of vibrating material.

•  Describing the relationship between the structure of the ear and hearing
Science (2005)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 10
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 5
Podcasts: 3
Web Resources: 2
3.) Recognize how light interacts with transparent, translucent, and opaque materials.

Examples:

- transparent—most light passes through,

- translucent—some light passes through,

- opaque—no light passes through

•  Predicting the reflection or absorption of light by various objects
Science (2005)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 13
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 7
Podcasts: 3
Web Resources: 3
4.) Describe effects of friction on moving objects.

•  Identifying momentum and inertia as properties of moving objects
•  Identifying ways to increase or decrease friction
Science (2005)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 85
Learning Assets: 4
Lesson Plans: 42
Podcasts: 13
Web Resources: 26
5.) Describe the interdependence of plants and animals.

•  Describing behaviors and body structures that help animals survive in particular habitats
Examples:

- behaviors—migration, hibernation, mimicry;

- body structures—quills, fangs, stingers, webbed feet

•  Describing life cycles of various animals to include incomplete and complete metamorphosis
Examples: damsel fly, mealworms

•  Tracing the flow of energy through a food chain
Example: producer, first-level consumer, second-level consumer, and third-level consumer

•  Identifying characteristics of organisms, including growth and development, reproduction, acquisition and use of energy, and response to the environment
Science (2005)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 25
Learning Assets: 2
Lesson Plans: 15
Podcasts: 3
Web Resources: 5
6.) Classify animals as vertebrates or invertebrates and as endotherms or ectotherms.

•  Describing the organization of cells into tissues, organs, and organ system
•  Describing the grouping of organisms into populations, communities, and ecosystems
•  Classifying common organisms into kingdoms, including Animalia, Plantae, Protista, Fungi, Archaebacteria, and Eubacteria
Science (2005)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 24
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 18
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 5
7.) Describe geological features of Earth, including bodies of water, beaches, ocean ridges, continental shelves, plateaus, faults, canyons, sand dunes, and ice caps.

Science (2005)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 12
Learning Assets: 3
Lesson Plans: 5
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 3
8.) Identify technological advances and other benefits of space exploration.

Examples: laser, pacemaker, dehydrated food, flame-retardant clothing, global positioning system (GPS), satellite imagery, global weather information, diagnostic imagery

•  Listing highlights of space exploration, including satellites, manned moon missions, the unmanned Mars mission, and an inhabited space station
•  Identifying Alabama's contribution to the space industry
Science (2005)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 15
Learning Assets: 4
Lesson Plans: 5
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 5
9.) Describe the appearance and movement of Earth and its moon.

•  Identifying the waxing and waning of the moon in the night sky
•  Identifying lunar and solar eclipses
Science (2005)
Grade(s): 4
All Resources: 29
Learning Assets: 5
Lesson Plans: 13
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 10
10.) Describe components of our solar system.

•  Defining comets, asteroids, and meteors
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