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More Lessons from the Sky Lesson Plan Anthology
Match to Nation Science Education Standards

REMINDER: Many lesson modules can easily be adapted to address other standards and grade levels.
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GRADES K-4
Science as Inquiry
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
Understanding about scientific inquiry
Physical Science
Properties of objects and materials
Position and motion of objects
Light, heat, electricity, and magnetism
Life Science
Characteristics of organisms
Life cycle of organisms
Organisms and environments
Earth and Space Science
Properties of earth materials
Objects in the sky
Changes in earth and sky
Science and Technology
Abilities of technological design
Understanding about science and technology
Distinguish natural objects from human-made objects
Science in Personal & Social Perspectives
Personal health
Characterisitcs and changes in populations
Types of resources
Changes in environments
Science and technology in local challenges
History and Nature of Science
Science as a human endeavor
GRADES 5-8
Science as Inquiry
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
Understanding about scientific inquiry
Physical Science
Properties and changes in matter
Motion and Forces
Transfer of energy
Life Science
Structure and function in living systems
Reporduction and heredity
Regulation and behavior
Populations and ecosystems
Diversity and adaptations of organisms
Earth and Space Science
Structure of the earth system
Earth's history
Earth in the solar system
Science and Technology
Abilities of technological design
Understanding about science and technology
Science in Personal & Social Perspectives
Personal health
Populations, resources, and environments
Natural hazards
Risks and benefits
Science and technology in society
History and Nature of Science
Science as a human endeavor
Nature of science
History of science
GRADES 9-12
Science as Inquiry
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
Understanding about scientific inquiry
Physical Science
Structure of atoms
Structure and properties of matter
Chemical reactions
Motion and Forces
Conservation of energy and increase of disorder
Interactions of energy and matter
Life Science
The cell
Molecular basis of heredity
Biological evolution
Interdependence of organisms
Matter, energy, and organizatgion in living systems
Behavior of organisms
Earth and Space Science
Energy in the earth system
Geochemical cycles
Origin and evolution of the earth system
Origin and evolution of the universe
Science and Technology
Abilities of technological design
Understanding about science and technology
Science in Personal & Social Perspectives
Personal and community health
Population growth
Natural resources
Environmental quality
Natural and human-induced hazards
Science/tech in local, national, and global challenges
History and Nature of Science
Science as a human endeavor
Nature of scientific knowledge
Historical perspectives
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