Science Content Standards - 5th Grade
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Life Science
5.L.1.1. Students are able to describe the basic process of photosynthesis and the role of light as a source of energy in plants
5.L.2.1. Students are able to predict physical characteristics with family lineage
5.L.2.2. Students are able to describe structures and processes involved in plant reproduction
5.L.3.1. Students are able to describe how natural events and/or human influences may help or harm ecosystems
5.L.3.2. Students are able to analyze the roles of organisms to determine the transfer of energy using an energy pyramid model
5.L.3.3. Students are able to describe how interrelationships enable some organisms to survive

Physical Science
5.P.1.1 Students are able to define matter on the basis of observable physical properties
5.P.2.1 Students are able to identify forces in specific situations that require objects to interact, change directions, or stop
5.P.2.2 Students are able to analyze the structure and design of simple and compound machines to determine how the machines make work easier by trading force for distance
5.P.3.1 Students are able to demonstrate and explain how to measure heat flow into an object.
5.P.3.2 Students are able to describe the Sun’s ability to produce energy in the forms of light and heat
5.P.3.3 Students are able to describe basic properties of light

Earth Science
5.E.1.1. Students are able to describe the basic structure of Earth’s interior
5.E.2.1. Students are able to describe the components (Sun, planets, and moons) of the solar system
5.E.2.2. Students are able to explain how the Earth’s rotation affects the appearance of the sky

Science and Technology
5.S.1.1. Students are able to identify scientific changes that have affected transportation, health, sanitation, and communication
5.S.1.2. Students are able to describe how designing a solution may have constraints
5.S.2.1. Students are able to explain the interrelationship of populations, resources, and environments