Tennessee Science Curriculum Framework (2012) — Grade 5

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GLE 0507.1.1

Distinguish between the basic structures and functions of plant and animal cells.

GLE 0507.10.1

Design an experiment to illustrate the difference between potential and kinetic energy.

GLE 0507.10.2

Conduct experiments on the transfer of heat energy through conduction, convection, and radiation.

GLE 0507.11.1

Design an investigation, collect data and draw conclusions about the relationship among mass, force, and distance traveled.

GLE 0507.12.1

Recognize that the earth attracts objects without directly touching them.

GLE 0507.12.2

Investigate how the shape of an object influences the way that it falls toward the earth.

GLE 0507.12.3

Provide examples of how forces can act at a distance.

GLE 0507.2.1

Investigate different nutritional relationships among organisms in an ecosystem.

GLE 0507.2.2

Explain how organisms interact through symbiotic, commensal, and parasitic relationships.

GLE 0507.2.3

Establish the connections between human activities and natural disasters and their impact on the environment.

GLE 0507.3.1

Demonstrate how all living things rely on the process of photosynthesis to obtain energy.

GLE 0507.4.1

Describe how genetic information is passed from parents to offspring during reproduction.

GLE 0507.4.2

Recognize that some characteristics are inherited while others result from interactions with the environment.

GLE 0507.5.1

Investigate physical characteristics associated with different groups of animals.

GLE 0507.5.2

Analyze fossils to demonstrate the connection between organisms and environments that existed in the past and those that currently exist.

GLE 0507.6.1

Compare planets based on their known characteristics.

GLE 0507.6.2

Recognize that charts can be used to locate and identify star patterns.

GLE 0507.7.1

Compare geologic events responsible for the earths major geological features.

GLE 0507.8.1

Analyze and predict how major landforms and bodies of water affect atmospheric conditions.

GLE 0507.9.1

Observe and measure the simple chemical properties of common substances.

GLE 0507.9.2

Design and conduct an experiment to demonstrate how various types of matter freeze, melt, or evaporate.

GLE 0507.9.3

Investigate factors that affect the rate at which various materials freeze, melt, or evaporate.

GLE 0507.Inq.1

Explore different scientific phenomena by asking questions, making logical predictions, planning investigations, and recording data.

GLE 0507.Inq.2

Select and use appropriate tools and simple equipment to conduct an investigation.

GLE 0507.Inq.3

Organize data into appropriate tables, graphs, drawings, or diagrams.

GLE 0507.Inq.4

Identify and interpret simple patterns of evidence to communicate the findings of multiple investigations.

GLE 0507.Inq.5

Recognize that people may interpret the same results in different ways.

GLE 0507.Inq.6

Compare the results of an investigation with what scientists already accept about this question.

GLE 0507.T/E.1

Describe how tools, technology, and inventions help to answer questions and solve problems.

GLE 0507.T/E.2

Recognize that new tools, technology, and inventions are always being developed.

GLE 0507.T/E.3

Identify appropriate materials, tools, and machines that can extend or enhance the ability to solve a specified problem.

GLE 0507.T/E.4

Recognize the connection between scientific advances, new knowledge, and the availability of new tools and technologies.

GLE 0507.T/E.5

Apply a creative design strategy to solve a particular problem generated by societal needs and wants.