On-Going Classroom Routines: Scientific Investigation & Measurement (6.1 a-j; LS.1 a-j; PS.1 a-n) should be incorporated into each unit as appropriate.

Quarter 1

Quarter 2

Quarter 3

Quarter 4

Unit 1 – The Nature of Science
(5 days)
6.1 - Science Investigation & Measurement
LS.1 - Scientific Investigation & Measurement
PS.1 - Scientific Investigation & Measurement

Unit 2 – Earth in Space
(8 days)
6.3 c, e - Solar Energy, Oceans, & Weather
6.8 - The Solar System

Unit 3 – Weather
(8 days)
6.3 d-e - Solar Energy, Clouds, & Weather
6.5 d - Energy & Bodies of Water
6.6 - Earth's Atmosphere

Unit 4 – Life Structure & Classification
(8 days)
LS.2 a-c - Cells: Structure & Development
LS.3 a - Cells, Tissues, Organs, & Systems
LS.4 - Classification

Unit 5 – Cell Processes
(7 days)
LS.3 b - Cellular Organization
LS.5 - Photosynthesis

Unit 6 – Cellular Reproduction
(8 days)
LS.2 d - Cell Division
LS.12 a-b - DNA & Heredity
BENCHMARK ASSESSMENT CUTOFF

Unit 7 – Heredity
(8 days)
LS.12 - Cellular Reproduction

Unit 8 – Adaptations Over Time
(5 days)
LS.13 - Changes of Populations

Unit 9 – Interactions of Living Things
(12 days)
6.5 c, e-f - Water & the Environment
6.7 - Watershed Systems
LS.6 - Ecosystems & Co-dependence
LS.7 - Interactions Among Populations
LS.8 - Relationships in Communities
LS.9 - Adaptations of Organisms
LS.10 - Changes in Ecosystems, Communities, Populations, & Organisms
LS.11 - Ecosystems & Human Activity

Unit 10 – Atomic Structure & Periodic Table
(10 days)
6.4 - Atoms, Elements, & Compounds
PS.3 - Atomic Structure
PS.4 - Periodic Table

Unit 11 – States of Matter
(6 days)
6.5 a-b - Properties of Water
PS.2 - Matter
PS.7 b - Phases Changes

Unit 12 – Properties & Changes of Matter
(6 days)
PS.2 c-f - Properties of Matter
PS.5 - Changes in Matter

Unit 13 – Substances, Mixtures, & Solubility
(10 days)
PS.2 - Matter

Unit 14 – Motion & Momentum
(6 days)
PS.10 a - Speed, Velocity, & Acceleration
BENCHMARK ASSESSMENT CUTOFF

Unit 15 – Newton’s Laws of Motion
(6 days)
PS.10 b - Newton's Laws

Unit 16 – Work & Simple Machines
(6 days)
PS.10 c-d - Work, Force, & Power

Unit 17 – Energy
(6 days)
6.3 a-b, e - Energy, Radiation, Convection, & Thermal Energy
PS.6 - Types of Energy

Unit 18 – Energy Resources
(6 days)
6.2 - Sources of Energy
6.9 - Public Policy & the Environment

Unit 19 – Thermal Energy
(6 days)
PS.7 a, c-d - Thermal Energy

Unit 20 – Waves
(5 days)
PS.8 a, c - Waves

Unit 21 – Sound
(5 days)
PS.8 a-b, d - Wave Characteristics & Applications

Unit 22 – Electromagnetic Waves
(5 days)
PS.9 - Wave Characteristics & Applications

Unit 23 – Light, Mirrors, & Lenses
(5 days)
PS.9 a-c, e - Wave Characteristics & Applications

Unit 24 – Electricity & Magnetism
(10 days)
PS.11 - Electricity & Magnetism

SOL REVIEW & ASSESSMENTS

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ELL 6-12 Standards