Word Subject Subcategory Previous Grade Level TEKS 6th-Grade TEKS Future TEKS Previous Grade Level NGSS Middle School NGSS Future NGSS Visual and Guiding Questions
abioticLife SciencesEcologyNew to 6th Grade6.12(E) 6.12(F)7th: 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C)
8th: 8.11(A)
Bio: B.12(C) B.12(D)
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-ESS2-1
MS-ESS2-5 MS-ESS2-6Not seen in future grade levels
accelerationPhysical SciencesForce and MotionNew to 6th Grade6.8(B) 6.8(C) 6.8(D) 6.8(E)7th:
8th: 8.6(A) 8.6(B) 8.6(C)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.4(A) P.4(B)
New to 6th GradeMS-LS2-4Not seen in future grade levels
AnimaliaLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to 6th Grade6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)7th:
8th:
Bio: B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
Archaea/archaebacteriaLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to 6th Grade6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)7th:
8th:
Bio: B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
asexual reproductionLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to 6th Grade6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)7th: 7.14(A) 7.14(B) 7.14(C)
8th:
Bio: B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-1 5-LS2-1
MS-PS1-4 MS-ESS3-5Not seen in future grade levels
asteroidEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceNew to 6th Grade6.11(A) 6.11(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeMS-PS2-3Not seen in future grade levels
asthenosphereEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 6th Grade6.10(A)7th:
8th: 8.9(A) 8.9(B)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
atmosphereEarth and Space SciencesWeatherKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.8(A)
4th:
5th: 5.8(D) 5.8(A)
6.5(A) 6.5(B)7th: 7.9(A)
8th: 8.10(A) 8.10(B)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS3-1 3-LS3-2
4th:
5th:
MS-LS4-5 MS-LS4-4 MS-LS4-6 MS-LS3-2Bio: HS-LS3-1 HS-LS3-2 HS-LS3-3 HS-LS4-2 HS-LS4-3 HS-LS4-4 HS-LS4-5
Chem:
Phys:
autotrophLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to 6th Grade6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)7th: 7.5(B)
8th:
Bio: B.12(C) B.12(D) B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
average speedPhysical SciencesForce and MotionNew to 6th Grade6.8(B) 6.8(C) 6.8(D) 6.8(E)7th:
8th: 8.6(B) 8.6(C)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
bacteriaLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to 6th Grade6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)7th:
8th:
Bio: B.11(A) B.11(B) B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS4-4
4th:
5th: 5-ESS2-2
MS-lS4-6 MS-ESS3-1 MS-ESS2-6Bio: HS-LS3-2 HS-LS3-3 HS-LS4-3 HS-LS4-5
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS3-4
balanced forcePhysical SciencesForce and MotionNew to 6th Grade6.8(B) 6.8(C) 6.8(D) 6.8(E)7th:
8th: 8.6(A) 8.6(B) 8.6(C)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.4(D)
Kinder:
1st: 1-ESS1-2
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
biofuelsEarth and Space SciencesNatural and Artificial ResourcesKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.7(A)
6.7(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
biomassEarth and Space SciencesNatural and Artificial ResourcesNew to 6th Grade6.7(A)7th:
8th:
Bio: B.11(A) B.11(B)
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeMS-LS4-2Bio: HS-LS4-1
Chem:
Phys:
bioticLife SciencesEcologyNew to 6th Grade6.12(E) 6.12(F)7th: 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C)
8th: 8.11(A)
Bio: B.12(C) B.12(D)
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-ESS2-3
3rd:
4th: 4-ESS2-2
5th: 5-ESS2-1 5-ESS2-2
MS-LS2-5 MS-ESS2-4 MS-ESS3-1 MS-ESS2-6 MS-ESS2-5Bio: HS-LS2-5
Chem:
Phys:
brittleChemical SciencesProperties and Changes of MatterNew to 6th Grade6.6(A) 6.6(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
carbonLife SciencesEcologyNew to 6th Grade6.5(A) 6.5(B)7th:
8th:
Bio: B.9(A)
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-ESS1-1
MS-PS3-2Not seen in future grade levels
cellLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to 6th Grade6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)7th: 7.12(C) 7.12(D) 7.12(E) 7.12(F)
8th:
Bio: B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C) B.4(C)
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-ESS2-1
5th: 5-PS1-1 5-PS1-3
MS-PS3-4Bio:
Chem: HS-PS1-3 HS-PS1-5
Phys: HS-PS3-2 HS-PS4-3
cementationEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.7(A)
6.10(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
chemical changeChemical SciencesProperties and Changes of MatterNew to 6th Grade6.5(C)7th: 7.6(A)
8th: 8.5(E)
Bio:
Chem: C.4(A) C.4(B) C.4(C)
Phys:
New to 6th GradeMS-PS4-2Not seen in future grade levels
chemical energyPhysical SciencesEnergyNew to 6th Grade6.9(C)7th: 7.5(A)
8th:
Bio:
Chem: C.11(A) C.11(B) C.11(C) C.11(D)
Phys: P.6(B)
New to 6th GradeMS-LS4-6Not seen in future grade levels
chemical formulaChemical SciencesChemical ReactionsNew to 6th Grade6.5(A) 6.5(B)7th:
8th: 8.5(D)
Bio:
Chem: C.7(B)
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
chemical propertyChemical SciencesProperties and Changes of MatterNew to 6th Grade6.5(C)7th:
8th: 8.5(E) 8.5(A) 8.5(B) 8.5(C)
Bio:
Chem: C.4(A) C.4(B) C.4(C) C.5(A) C.5(C)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-ESS3-1
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
chemical reactionChemical SciencesChemical ReactionsNew to 6th Grade6.5(C)7th:
8th: 8.5(E)
Bio:
Chem: C.8(E) C.8(F) C.8(G) C.8(H)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-ESS3-1
5th:
MS-ESS3-1Not seen in future grade levels
chemical symbolChemical SciencesAtoms and CompoundsNew to 6th Grade6.5(A) 6.5(B)7th:
8th: 8.5(D)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
cometEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceNew to 6th Grade6.11(A) 6.11(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
communityLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.9(A) 3.9(C) 3.9(B)
4th: 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th: 5.9(A) 5.9(C) 5.9(D)
6.12(E) 6.12(F)7th:
8th:
Bio: B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS4-2
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
compactionEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.7(A)
6.10(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
compositionGeneralOuter SpaceNew to 6th Grade6.11(A) 6.11(B)7th: 7.9(A)
8th: 8.11(A)
Bio:
Chem: C.6(C)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-PS3-2 4-PS4-3
5th:
MS-PS1-6 MS-PS3-3 MS-PS3-4 MS-PS3-5 MS-LS2-3Bio: HS-LS1-5 HS-LS2-4 HS-LS1-7
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS2-4 HS-PS2-5 HS-PS3-1 HS-PS3-4 HS-PS3-2
compositional layersEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 6th Grade6.10(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
compoundChemical SciencesAtoms and CompoundsNew to 6th Grade6.5(A) 6.5(B)7th: 7.5(A)
8th: 8.5(D) 8.5(E)
Bio:
Chem: C.4(D)
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
conduction/conductPhysical SciencesEnergyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.5(A)
6.9(A) 6.9(B)7th:
8th: 8.10(A) 8.10(B)
Bio:
Chem: C.11(A) C.11(B) C.11(C) C.11(D)
Phys: P.6(E)
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS3-2 3-LS3-1
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
conductivityChemical SciencesProperties and Changes of MatterNew to 6th Grade6.6(A) 6.6(C)7th:
8th:
Bio:
Chem: C.4(A) C.4(B) C.4(C)
Phys:
New to 6th GradeMS-LS2-1Not seen in future grade levels
conservationEarth and Space SciencesNatural and Artificial ResourcesKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.7(C)
4th: 4.7(C)
5th:
6.7(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
constant speedPhysical SciencesForce and MotionNew to 6th Grade6.8(B) 6.8(C) 6.8(D) 6.8(E)7th:
8th: 8.6(B) 8.6(C)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
convectionPhysical SciencesEnergyNew to 6th Grade6.9(A) 6.9(B)7th:
8th:
Bio:
Chem: C.11(A) C.11(B) C.11(C) C.11(D)
Phys: P.6(E)
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
convergent boundaryEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 6th Grade6.10(C) 6.10(D)7th:
8th: 8.9(A) 8.9(B)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
crustEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 6th Grade6.10(A) 6.10(C) 6.10(D)7th:
8th: 8.9(A) 8.9(B)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
dense/densityChemical SciencesProperties and Changes of MatterKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.5(A)
6.6(A) 6.6(B) 6.6(C)7th:
8th:
Bio:
Chem: C.4(A) C.4(B) C.4(C)
Phys:
New to 6th GradeMS-LS1-2Not seen in future grade levels
depositionEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.7(B)
5th: 5.7(B) 5.7(A)
6.10(B)7th: 7.8(A) 7.8(B)
8th: 8.9(C)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder: K-PS2-1 K-PS2-2
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-PS2-1 3-PS2-2
4th: 4-PS3-4 4-PS3-1 4-PS3-2 4-PS3-3 4-PS4-1
5th: 5-PS3-1 5-LS2-1
MS-PS1-4 MS-PS3-5 MS-ESS2-2 MS-PS2-2 MS-ESS1-1 MS-ESS1-2 MS-ESS2-5Bio: HS-LS1-2
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS2-1 HS-PS3-1 HS-PS3-2 HS-PS3-3
displacementPhysical SciencesForce and MotionNew to 6th Grade6.8(B) 6.8(C) 6.8(D) 6.8(E)7th:
8th: 8.6(B) 8.6(C)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.4(A) P.4(B)
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
distancePhysical SciencesForce and MotionNew to 6th Grade6.8(B) 6.8(C) 6.8(D) 6.8(E)7th:
8th: 8.6(B) 8.6(C)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.4(A) P.4(B)
Kinder: K-PS2-1 K-PS2-2
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-PS2-1
4th:
5th: 5-PS2-1
Not seen in future grade levels
divergent boundaryEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 6th Grade6.10(C) 6.10(D)7th:
8th: 8.9(A) 8.9(B)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
ductile/ductilityChemical SciencesProperties and Changes of MatterNew to 6th Grade6.6(A) 6.6(C)7th:
8th:
Bio:
Chem: C.4(A) C.4(B) C.4(C) C.7(C) C.7(D) C.7(E)
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
earthquakeEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.7(B)
4th:
5th:
6.10(C) 6.10(D)7th: 7.8(A) 7.8(B)
8th: 8.9(A) 8.9(B)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st: 1-LS1-2
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS3-1 3-LS4-2
4th:
5th:
MS-LS3-2Bio: HS-LS3-1 HS-LS3-1
Chem:
Phys:
ecosystemLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.9(A) 3.9(C) 3.9(B)
4th: 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th: 5.10(A) 5.9(B) 5.9(A) 5.9(C) 5.9(D)
6.12(E) 6.12(F)7th: 7.8(A) 7.8(B) 7.5(B) 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C)
8th: 8.11(A) 8.11(B)
Bio: B.12(E) B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS1-1
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
electric currentPhysical SciencesElectricity and MagnetismKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.6(B) 4.6(C)
5th: 5.6(B)
6.6(A) 6.6(C)7th:
8th:
Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.5(E) P.5(F)
Kinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-ESS1-1
3rd:
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
electrical energyPhysical SciencesEnergyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.6(B) 4.6(C) 4.6(A)
5th: 5.5(A) 5.6(A)
6.9(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-ESS1-1
3rd:
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
elementChemical SciencesAtoms and CompoundsNew to 6th Grade6.5(A) 6.5(B) 6.6(A) 6.6(C)7th:
8th: 8.5(D) 8.5(A) 8.5(B)
Bio:
Chem: C.4(D)
Phys:
New to 6th GradeMS-LS1-2Bio: HS-LS1-2
Chem:
Phys:
elliptical orbitEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceNew to 6th Grade6.11(A) 6.11(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
energy conversion/transformationPhysical SciencesEnergyNew to 6th Grade6.9(C)7th: 7.7(A)
8th:
Bio: B.4(A) B.4(B)
Chem:
Phys: P.6(B)
New to 6th GradeMS-LS4-1Not seen in future grade levels
equilibriumLife SciencesEcologyNew to 6th Grade6.12(E) 6.12(F)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeMS-LS2-3 MS-LS2-5Not seen in future grade levels
erosionEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.7(B)
5th: 5.7(B) 5.7(A)
6.10(B)7th: 7.8(A) 7.8(B)
8th: 8.9(C)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st: 1-LS1-2 1-PS4-2
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-PS4-3Not seen in future grade levels
EubacteriaLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to 6th Grade6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)7th:
8th:
Bio: B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
eukaryoteLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to 6th Grade6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)7th:
8th:
Bio: B.4(A) B.4(B)
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
forcePhysical SciencesForce and MotionKinder:
1st: 1.6(B) 1.6(C)
2nd: 2.6(B) 2.6(C)
3rd: 3.5(A) 3.5(B) 3.5(C) 3.6(B) 3.6(C)
4th: 4.6(D)
5th: 5.6(D)
6.8(B) 6.8(C) 6.8(D) 6.8(E) 6.11(A) 6.11(B)7th: 7.7(B)
8th: 8.6(B) 8.6(C)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.4(D)
Kinder:
1st: 1-ESS1-1
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
FungiLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to 6th Grade6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)7th:
8th:
Bio: B.11(A) B.11(B) B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS2-1
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
geothermalEarth and Space SciencesNatural and Artificial ResourcesNew to 6th Grade6.7(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
gravityPhysical SciencesForce and MotionKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.6(B) 3.6(C)
4th: 4.6(D)
5th: 5.6(D) 5.8(D)
6.11(C) 6.11(A) 6.11(B)7th:
8th: 8.8(D) 8.7(C) 8.6(B) 8.6(C)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.5(A) P.5(B)
Kinder:
1st: 1-ESS1-2
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-ESS2-2
Not seen in future grade levels
hardnessChemical SciencesProperties and Changes of MatterNew to 6th Grade6.6(A) 6.6(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st: 1-PS4-3
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
heterotrophLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to 6th Grade6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)7th: 7.5(B)
8th:
Bio: B.12(C) B.12(D) B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
hydropowerEarth and Space SciencesNatural and Artificial ResourcesNew to 6th Grade6.7(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
igneous rockEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 6th Grade6.10(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
inclined planePhysical SciencesForce and MotionNew to 6th Grade6.8(B) 6.8(C) 6.8(D) 6.8(F)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
inner coreEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 6th Grade6.10(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
kinetic energyPhysical SciencesEnergyNew to 6th Grade6.8(A)7th:
8th:
Bio:
Chem: C.11(A) C.11(B) C.11(C) C.11(D) C.9(B)
Phys: P.6(B) P.6(A)
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-PS4-2
5th:
MS-PS4-2Not seen in future grade levels
lavaEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 6th Grade6.10(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
Law of Conservation of EnergyPhysical SciencesEnergyNew to 6th Grade6.9(C) 6.8(A)7th:
8th:
Bio:
Chem: C.11(A) C.11(B) C.11(C) C.11(D)
Phys: P.6(C) P.6(D) P.6(E) P.6(A) P.6(B) P.6(E)
New to 6th GradeMS-LS1-5Bio: HS-LS4-5
Chem:
Phys:
light energyPhysical SciencesEnergyKinder:
1st: 1.6(A)
2nd: 2.6(A)
3rd: 3.6(A) 3.8(B) 3.8(C) 3.8(D)
4th: 4.6(A)
5th: 5.6(C) 5.6(A)
6.9(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeMS-LS4-6 MS-LS4-4Bio: HS-LS4-2 HS-LS4-3 HS-LS4-4
Chem:
Phys:
lithosphereEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 6th Grade6.10(A)7th:
8th: 8.9(A) 8.9(B)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
lusterChemical SciencesProperties and Changes of MatterNew to 6th Grade6.6(A) 6.6(C)7th:
8th:
Bio:
Chem: C.4(A) C.4(B) C.4(C)
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
magmaEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 6th Grade6.10(B)7th:
8th: 8.9(A) 8.9(B)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
magnetismPhysical SciencesElectricity and MagnetismKinder:
1st: 1.6(B)
2nd: 2.6(B)
3rd: 3.6(B) 3.6(C) 3.5(A) 3.5(B) 3.5(C)
4th: 4.6(D) 4.5(A)
5th: 5.6(D) 5.5(A)
6.6(A) 6.6(C)7th:
8th:
Bio:
Chem: C.4(A) C.4(B) C.4(C)
Phys: P.5(C) P.5(D)
Kinder:
1st: 1-ESS1-2
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-3
Not seen in future grade levels
malleability/malleableChemical SciencesProperties and Changes of MatterNew to 6th Grade6.6(A) 6.6(C)7th:
8th:
Bio:
Chem: C.7(C) C.7(D) C.7(E) C.4(A) C.4(B) C.4(C)
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
mantleEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 6th Grade6.10(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
massChemical SciencesProperties and Changes of MatterKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.5(A) 3.5(B) 3.5(C)
4th: 4.5(A)
5th: 5.6(D) 5.5(A)
6.6(B)7th:
8th: 8.8(A) 8.8(B) 8.8(C) 8.5(E) 8.6(B) 8.6(C) 8.5(A) 8.5(B)
Bio:
Chem: C.4(A) C.4(B) C.4(C)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-ESS3-1
5th: 5-PS1-2
Not seen in future grade levels
mechanical energyPhysical SciencesEnergyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.6(A)
4th: 4.6(A)
5th: 5.6(A)
6.9(C)7th:
8th:
Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.6(C) P.6(D) P.6(B)
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
mechanical layersEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 6th Grade6.10(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
metalChemical SciencesThe Periodic TableNew to 6th Grade6.6(A) 6.6(C)7th:
8th: 8.5(C)
Bio:
Chem: C.5(A) C.5(C) C.7(C) C.7(D) C.7(E)
Phys:
New to 6th GradeMS-LS1-8Not seen in future grade levels
metalloidChemical SciencesThe Periodic TableNew to 6th Grade6.6(A) 6.6(C)7th:
8th: 8.5(C)
Bio:
Chem: C.5(A) C.5(C) C.7(C) C.7(D) C.7(E)
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
metamorphic rockEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 6th Grade6.10(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
meteorEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceNew to 6th Grade6.11(A) 6.11(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeMS-PS3-4Not seen in future grade levels
mid‐ocean ridgeEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 6th Grade6.10(C) 6.10(D)7th:
8th: 8.9(A) 8.9(B)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeMS-PS2-5Bio:
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS2-4 HS-PS2-5 HS-PS3-1 HS-PS3-5 HS-PS4-3
mineralChemical SciencesProperties and Changes of MatterNew to 6th Grade6.6(A) 6.6(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeMS-PS4-2 MS-PS4-3Bio:
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS4-3
Moh’s Scale of HardnessChemical SciencesProperties and Changes of MatterNew to 6th Grade6.6(A) 6.6(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
motion/move/movementPhysical SciencesForce and MotionKinder: K.6(D)
1st: 1.6(C)
2nd: 2.6(C) 2.10(A) 2.10(B)
3rd: 3.6(B) 3.6(C) 3.10(A)
4th: 4.6(D)
5th: 5.6(D)
6.8(B) 6.8(C) 6.8(D) 6.8(E)7th: 7.7(B)
8th: 8.6(A)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.4(A) P.4(B)
Kinder:
1st: 1-ESS1-2
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
multicellularLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to 6th Grade6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-LS2-1
Not seen in future grade levels
nonmetalChemical SciencesThe Periodic TableNew to 6th Grade6.6(A) 6.6(C)7th:
8th: 8.5(C)
Bio:
Chem: C.7(C) C.7(D) C.7(E) C.5(A) C.5(C)
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
non-renewable resourceEarth and Space SciencesNatural and Artificial ResourcesKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.7(C)
5th:
6.7(A)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-ESS2-1
Not seen in future grade levels
nuclear powerEarth and Space SciencesNatural and Artificial ResourcesNew to 6th Grade6.7(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
nucleus (cellular)Life SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to 6th Grade6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)7th: 7.14(A) 7.14(B) 7.14(C) 7.12(C) 7.12(D) 7.12(E) 7.12(F)
8th:
Bio: B.5(A) B.5(C) B.4(A) B.4(B)
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-1 5-PS1-3
MS-ESS2-4Not seen in future grade levels
ocean basinEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 6th Grade6.10(C) 6.10(D)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeMS-PS2-4 MS-ESS1-2Not seen in future grade levels
orbitEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.8(B) 3.8(C) 3.8(D)
4th:
5th: 5.8(C)
6.11(A) 6.11(B)7th:
8th: 8.8(A) 8.8(B) 8.8(C) 8.7(A)
Bio:
Chem: C.6(A) C.6(D)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-ESS1-1
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
organismLife SciencesEcologyKinder: K.9(A) K.9(B)
1st: 1.9(B) 1.9(C) 1.9(A)
2nd: 2.9(B) 2.9(C)
3rd:
4th: 4.10(A) 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th: 5.10(A) 5.9(B) 5.9(C) 5.9(D)
6.12(E) 6.12(F)7th: 7.12(A) 7.7(A) 7.11(A) 7.11(B) 7.11(C) 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C)
8th: 8.11(A)
Bio: B.12(E) B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-PS1-1 2-PS1-2
3rd:
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
outer coreEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 6th Grade6.10(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
physical propertyChemical SciencesProperties and Changes of MatterKinder: K.7(B)
1st:
2nd: 2.5(A) 2.5(B) 2.5(C)
3rd: 3.5(A) 3.5(B) 3.5(C)
4th: 4.5(B) 4.5(A)
5th: 5.5(B) 5.5(C) 5.5(A)
6.5(C) 6.11(A) 6.11(B) 6.6(A) 6.6(C)7th:
8th: 8.5(C)
Bio:
Chem: C.4(A) C.4(B) C.4(C) C.5(A) C.5(C)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-ESS3-1
5th: 5-PS1-3
Not seen in future grade levels
planetEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.8(B) 3.8(C) 3.8(D)
4th:
5th:
6.11(A) 6.11(B)7th:
8th: 8.8(A) 8.8(B) 8.8(C)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeMS-PS2-3Not seen in future grade levels
PlantaeLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to 6th Grade6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)7th:
8th:
Bio: B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
populationLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.9(A) 3.9(C 3.9(B)
4th: 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th: 5.9(A) 5.9(C) 5.9(D)
6.12(E) 6.12(F)7th:
8th: 8.11(A) 8.11(B)
Bio: B.11(A) B.11(B) B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C) B.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-ESS2-1
Bio: HS-LS2-5
Chem:
Phys:
positionPhysical SciencesForce and MotionKinder: K.6(C)
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.6(B) 3.6(C)
4th: 4.6(D)
5th:
6.8(B) 6.8(C) 6.8(D) 6.8(E)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeMS-LS1-7Bio: HS-LS1-6
Chem:
Phys:
potential energyPhysical SciencesEnergyNew to 6th Grade6.8(A)7th:
8th:
Bio:
Chem: C.11(A) C.11(B) C.11(C) C.11(D) C.9(B)
Phys: P.6(B) P.6(A)
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-ESS3-1
5th:
MS-ESS3-1 MS-ESS3-5Not seen in future grade levels
precipitateChemical SciencesProperties and Changes of MatterNew to 6th Grade6.5(C)7th:
8th: 8.5(E)
Bio:
Chem: C.4(A) C.4(B) C.4(C) C.10(A) C.10(B) C.10(C) C.10(D) C.10(E)
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
pressureGeneralSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.7(A)
6.10(B)7th:
8th: 8.10(A) 8.10(B)
Bio:
Chem: C.9(A)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-ESS3-1
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
prokaryoteLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to 6th Grade6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)7th:
8th:
Bio: B.4(A) B.4(B)
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
protist/ProtistaLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to 6th Grade6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)7th:
8th:
Bio: B.11(A) B.11(B) B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
pure substanceChemical SciencesAtoms and CompoundsNew to 6th Grade6.5(A) 6.5(B)7th:
8th:
Bio:
Chem: C.4(D)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-ESS3-1
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
radiationPhysical SciencesEnergyNew to 6th Grade6.9(A) 6.9(B)7th:
8th: 8.10(A) 8.10(B)
Bio:
Chem: C.11(A) C.11(B) C.11(C) C.11(D)
Phys: P.6(E)
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
renewable resourceEarth and Space SciencesNatural and Artificial ResourcesKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.7(C)
5th:
6.7(A)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-ESS2-1
3rd:
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
resourceEarth and Space SciencesNatural and Artificial ResourcesNew to 6th Grade6.7(A)7th:
8th: 8.11(C)
Bio: B.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st: 1-LS1-1
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
revolve/revolutionEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.8(B) 3.8(C) 3.8(D)
4th: 4.8(C)
5th: 5.8(C)
6.11(A) 6.11(B)7th:
8th: 8.7(B) 8.7(A)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
rock cycleEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 6th Grade6.10(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
rotate/rotationEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.8(B) 3.8(C) 3.8(D)
4th: 4.8(C)
5th: 5.8(C)
6.11(A) 6.11(B)7th:
8th: 8.7(A)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder: K-ESS3-1 K-ESS3-3
1st:
2nd: 2-LS4-1
3rd:
4th: 4-ESS2-1
5th: 5-ESS2-1
MS-LS1-1 MS-LS2-3 MS-LS2-3 MS-LS2-2 MS-ESS2-6 MS-ESS3-3Bio: HS-LS1-3
Chem:
Phys:
seafloor spreadingEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 6th Grade6.10(C) 6.10(D)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
sedimentEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.7(B)
5th: 5.7(B) 5.7(A)
6.10(B)7th: 7.8(A) 7.8(B)
8th: 8.9(C)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeMS-PS1-4 MS-PS3-2Not seen in future grade levels
sedimentary rockEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.7(A)
6.10(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
sexual reproductionLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to 6th Grade6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)7th: 7.14(A) 7.14(B) 7.14(C)
8th:
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeMS-PS1-4Not seen in future grade levels
solar powerEarth and Space SciencesNatural and Artificial ResourcesNew to 6th Grade6.7(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
speciesLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.9(A) 3.9(C)
4th:
5th: 5.10(A) 5.9(A) 5.9(C) 5.9(D)
6.12(E) 6.12(F)7th: 7.11(A) 7.11(B) 7.11(C) 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C)
8th: 8.11(A)
Bio: B.12(B) B.11(A) B.11(B) B.7(A) B.7(B) B.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F) B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-LS2-2
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-LS1-4Not seen in future grade levels
speedPhysical SciencesForce and MotionNew to 6th Grade6.8(B) 6.8(C) 6.8(D) 6.8(E)7th:
8th: 8.6(A) 8.6(B) 8.6(C)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.4(A) P.4(B)
Kinder: K-PS2-1 K-PS2-2
1st: 1-PS4-2 1-LS1-1
2nd: 2-PS1-3
3rd: 3-PS2-1 3-PS2-2 3-PS2-3 3-PS2-4
4th: 4-PS3-1 4-PS3-3 4-PS4-2
5th: 5-PS1-1 5-PS2-1
MS-PS3-1 MS-PS3-2 MS-PS3-5 MS-PS2-1 MS-PS2-2 MS-PS2-5 MS-ESS1-3Bio:
Chem: HS-PS1-1 HS-PS1-3 HS-PS2-6
Phys: HS-PS2-1 HS-PS2-2 HS-PS2-3 HS-PS2-4 HS-PS3-1 HS-PS3-2 HS-PS3-5
streakChemical SciencesProperties and Changes of MatterNew to 6th Grade6.6(A) 6.6(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
subscriptChemical SciencesChemical ReactionsNew to 6th Grade6.5(A) 6.5(B)7th:
8th: 8.5(D)
Bio:
Chem: C.7(B)
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
substanceChemical SciencesProperties and Changes of MatterKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.5(A)
6.6(B)7th:
8th: 8.5(D)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS4-3 3-LS4-2 3-LS4-4 3-LS3-1 3-LS3-2
4th: 4-ESS2-1
5th:
MS-LS2-4 MS-LS1-4Bio: HS-LS3-1
Chem:
Phys:
tectonic platesEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 6th Grade6.10(C) 6.10(D)7th:
8th: 8.9(A) 8.9(B)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeMS-PS2-5Bio:
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS2-4 HS-PS2-5 HS-PS3-1 HS-PS3-5 HS-PS4-3
temperaturePhysical SciencesEnergyKinder: K.8(A) K.8(B)
1st: 1.8(A) 1.8(D)
2nd: 2.6(A) 2.9(B) 2.9(C) 2.5(A) 2.5(B) 2.5(C) 2.8(A) 2.8(B)
3rd: 3.5(A) 3.5(B) 3.5(C) 3.8(A)
4th: 4.5(A) 4.8(A)
5th: 5.5(A)
6.9(A) 6.9(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st: 1-LS1-1
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-LS1-1
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
thermal energyPhysical SciencesEnergyKinder: K.6(A)
1st: 1.6(A)
2nd: 2.6(A)
3rd: 3.6(A) 3.8(B) 3.8(C) 3.8(D)
4th: 4.6(B) 4.6(C) 4.6(A)
5th: 5.5(A) 5.6(A)
6.9(A) 6.9(B) 6.9(C)7th: 7.7(A)
8th: 8.10(A) 8.10(B)
Bio:
Chem: C.11(A) C.11(B) C.11(C) C.11(D)
Phys: P.6(B) P.6(E)
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-PS3-4
5th:
Bio:
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS2-5
transferGeneralEcologyKinder:
1st: 1.9(B) 1.9(C)
2nd: 2.9(B) 2.9(C)
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.9(B)
6.9(A) 6.9(B)7th: 7.7(A)
8th:
Bio:
Chem: C.11(A) C.11(B) C.11(C) C.11(D)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-ESS1-1
3rd:
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
transform boundaryEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 6th Grade6.10(C) 6.10(D)7th:
8th: 8.9(A) 8.9(B)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
New to 6th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
unbalanced forcePhysical SciencesForce and MotionNew to 6th Grade6.8(B) 6.8(C) 6.8(D) 6.8(E) 6.11(A) 6.11(B)7th:
8th: 8.6(A) 8.6(B) 8.6(C)
Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.4(D)
Kinder:
1st: 1-ESS1-2
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
unicellularLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to 6th Grade6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-LS2-1
Bio: HS-LS2-2 HS-LS2-6
Chem: HS-PS1-4
Phys: HS-PS3-4
volcanoEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.7(B)
4th:
5th:
6.10(C) 6.10(D)7th: 7.8(A) 7.8(B)
8th:
Bio:
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st: 1-LS1-2 1-LS3-1
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS3-1
4th:
5th:
MS-LS3-2Bio: HS-LS1-4 HS-LS3-1
Chem:
Phys:
volumeChemical SciencesProperties and Changes of MatterKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.5(A)
5th: 5.5(A)
6.6(B)7th:
8th:
Bio:
Chem: C.4(A) C.4(B) C.4(C)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-PS2-3
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels

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