Core Science Assessment: Grade 4 - 6

Detailed Table of Contents

This Assessment correlates to 67 lessons from Physical Science II, Life Science II, and Earth and Space Science II courses.

PHYSICAL SCIENCE

  • Matter, States, and Interactions
    • Properties of Matter
    • States of Matter
    • Matter Particles
    • Organization of Matter
    • Mixtures and Solutions
    • Effect of Heat
  • Motions, Forces, and Stability
    • Forces and Motion
    • Gravity
    • Magnetic Force
    • Electric Forces
    • Friction
    • Changes in Physical Systems
  • Energy
    • Understanding Energy
    • Electricity
    • Basic Circuits
    • Static Electricity
    • Transformation of Energy
    • Electromagnets and Magnetism
    • Historical Contributions
  • Waves and Sound
    • Waves
    • Sound Waves
    • Traveling Sound
    • Sound and Music
    • Uses of Sound
  • Waves and Light
    • Light Waves
    • The Electromagnetic Spectrum
    • Transmission and Refraction
    • Reflection and Absorption
    • Optical Instruments

LIFE SCIENCE

  • Structures and Processes in Organisms
    • Kingdoms of Living Things
    • Animal Structures
    • Plant Structures
    • Basic Needs of Living Things
    • Senses
  • Growth and Development of Organisms
    • Invertebrates
    • Mammals
    • Fish and Birds
    • Amphibians and Reptiles
    • Flowering Plants
  • Ecology
    • Ecosystems
    • Organization of Ecosystems
    • Biomes
    • Group Behavior
  • Evolution
    • Heredity
    • Variation of Traits
    • Adaptation
    • Extinction
    • Biodiversity

EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE

  • The Earth's Position
    • The Universe
    • Our Solar System
    • Our Planet Earth
    • The Earth's History
    • Clouds and Precipitation
  • The Earth's Systems
    • The Earth's Structure
    • Kinds of Rocks
    • The Rock Cycle
    • Plate Tectonics
    • Volcanoes
  • Water and Climate
    • The Earth's Water
    • Oceans
    • Weather
    • Climate
    • Biogeology
  • Changes to the Earth
    • Natural Resources
    • Natural Hazards
    • Human Impacts on Earth Systems
    • Global Climate Change