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abioticLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.12(E) 6.12(F)
7th: 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C)
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
absolute magnitudeEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceNew to 8th Grade8.8(A) 8.8(B) 8.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
abundanceGeneralEcologyNew to 8th Grade8.11(A)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-ESS2-1 5-ESS2-2
MS-LS1-6 MS-ESS2-4 MS-ESS3-1 MS-ESS2-6 MS-ESS3-5Bio: HS-LS2-4 HS-LS2-5
Chem:
Phys:
accelerationPhysical SciencesForce and MotionKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.8(B) 6.8(C) 6.8(D) 6.8(E)
7th:
8.6(A) 8.6(B) 8.6(C)Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.4(A) P.4(B)
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-LS2-4Not seen in future grade levels
adapt/adaptationLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.10(A)
5th: 5.10(A)
6th:
7th: 7.12(A) 7.11(A) 7.11(B) 7.11(C) 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C)
8.11(B)Bio: B.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F) B.12(B)
Chem:
Phys:
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
air massEarth and Space SciencesWeatherNew to 8th Grade8.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-PS4-2Bio:
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS4-1
apparent magnitudeEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceNew to 8th Grade8.8(A) 8.8(B) 8.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
applied forcePhysical SciencesForce and MotionNew to 8th Grade8.6(A)Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.4(D)
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
artificial reefEarth and Space SciencesFluid EarthNew to 8th Grade8.11(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
asthenosphereEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.10(A)
7th:
8.9(A) 8.9(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
atmosphereEarth and Space SciencesWeatherKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.8(A)
4th:
5th: 5.8(D) 5.8(A)
6th: 6.5(A) 6.5(B)
7th: 7.9(A)
8.10(A) 8.10(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
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:
atomChemical SciencesAtoms and CompoundsNew to 8th Grade8.5(D) 8.5(A) 8.5(B)Bio: B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)
Chem: C.5(A) C.5(C)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-PS3-1 4-PS3-2 4-PS3-3 4-PS3-4 4-ESS3-1
5th: 5-PS3-1
MS-PS3-4 MS-PS3-5 MS-ESS3-1 MS-LS1-7 MS-LS1-6 MS-ESS3-4 MS-PS4-1Bio: HS-LS2-4 HS-LS2-3
Chem: HS-PS1-4 HS-PS1-5
Phys: HS-PS2-4 HS-PS2-5 HS-PS3-1 HS-PS3-4 HS-PS3-2 HS-PS3-3 HS-PS4-5 HS-PS4-4
atomic massChemical SciencesAtoms and CompoundsNew to 8th Grade8.5(A) 8.5(B)Bio:
Chem: C.8(A) C.8(B) C.8(C) C.8(D)
Phys:
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
atomic numberChemical SciencesAtoms and CompoundsNew to 8th Grade8.5(A) 8.5(B) 8.5(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
average speedPhysical SciencesForce and MotionKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.8(B) 6.8(C) 6.8(D) 6.8(E)
7th:
8.6(B) 8.6(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
axisEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.8(C)
6th:
7th:
8.7(A)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-PS2-4Bio:
Chem: HS-PS1-1 HS-PS1-3 HS-PS2-6
Phys:
balanced forcePhysical SciencesForce and MotionKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.8(B) 6.8(C) 6.8(D) 6.8(E)
7th:
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
big bangEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceNew to 8th Grade8.8(D)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
biodiversityLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C)
8.11(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st: 1-PS4-3
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
bioticLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.12(E) 6.12(F)
7th: 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C)
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:
Bohr modelChemical SciencesAtoms and CompoundsNew to 8th Grade8.5(A) 8.5(B)Bio:
Chem: C.6(A) C.6(D)
Phys:
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
brightness/luminosityEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceNew to 8th Grade8.8(A) 8.8(B) 8.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
camouflageLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.10(A)
5th:
6th:
7th:
8.11(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-LS2-2
3rd:
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
canyonEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.7(B)
6th:
7th:
8.9(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st: 1-PS4-4 1-LS1-1
2nd: 2-ESS2-3
3rd: 3-LS3-1
4th: 4-LS1-2 4-PS4-3
5th:
Bio: HS-LS1-1 HS-LS3-1 HS-LS4-1 HS-LS4-2 HS-LS4-3
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS4-2 HS-PS4-5
carnivoreLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th: 5.9(B)
6th:
7th:
8.11(A)Bio: B.12(C) B.12(D)
Chem:
Phys:
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
celestial bodyEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceNew to 8th Grade8.8(A) 8.8(B) 8.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
chemical changeChemical SciencesProperties and Changes of MatterKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.5(C)
7th: 7.6(A)
8.5(E)Bio:
Chem: C.4(A) C.4(B) C.4(C)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-PS4-2Not seen in future grade levels
chemical formulaChemical SciencesChemical ReactionsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.5(A) 6.5(B)
7th:
8.5(D)Bio:
Chem: C.7(B)
Phys:
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
chemical propertyChemical SciencesProperties and Changes of MatterKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.5(C)
7th:
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 ReactionsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.5(C)
7th:
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 CompoundsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.5(A) 6.5(B)
7th:
8.5(D)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
climateEarth and Space SciencesWeatherKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.8(A)
6th:
7th: 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C)
8.10(A) 8.10(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-LS4-1
3rd: 3-LS1-1
4th:
5th:
MS-LS4-1Not seen in future grade levels
coefficientChemical SciencesChemical ReactionsNew to 8th Grade8.5(E) 8.5(D)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
cold frontEarth and Space SciencesWeatherNew to 8th Grade8.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-1
MS-PS4-2 MS-ESS2-2Bio:
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS2-4 HS-PS2-5
compete/competitionLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.9(A) 5.9(C) 5.9(D)
6th:
7th:
8.11(A)Bio: B.12(A) B.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-ESS2-2
Not seen in future grade levels
compositionGeneralOuter SpaceKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.11(A) 6.11(B)
7th: 7.9(A)
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
compoundChemical SciencesAtoms and CompoundsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.5(A) 6.5(B)
7th: 7.5(A)
8.5(D) 8.5(E)Bio:
Chem: C.4(D)
Phys:
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
conduction/conductPhysical SciencesEnergyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.5(A)
6th: 6.9(A) 6.9(B)
7th:
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
constant speedPhysical SciencesForce and MotionKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.8(B) 6.8(C) 6.8(D) 6.8(E)
7th:
8.6(B) 8.6(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
constant velocityPhysical SciencesForce and MotionNew to 8th Grade8.6(B) 8.6(C)Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.4(A) P.4(B) P.4(C)
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
Continental Drift theoryEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 8th Grade8.9(A) 8.9(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
contour intervalEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 8th Grade8.9(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
convection currentEarth and Space SciencesWeatherNew to 8th Grade8.10(A) 8.10(B) 8.9(A) 8.9(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-LS1-1 MS-LS2-3 MS-LS2-3 MS-LS2-2Not seen in future grade levels
convergent boundaryEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.10(C) 6.10(D)
7th:
8.9(A) 8.9(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
Coriolis effectEarth and Space SciencesWeatherNew to 8th Grade8.10(A) 8.10(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-LS1-1 MS-LS1-2 MS-LS1-3Bio: HS-LS1-1 HS-LS1-6 HS-LS1-4 HS-LS3-1
Chem:
Phys:
craterEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.8(D)
6th:
7th:
8.9(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
crustEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.10(A) 6.10(C) 6.10(D)
7th:
8.9(A) 8.9(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
depend/dependenceGeneralEcologyKinder:
1st: 1.9(B) 1.9(C)
2nd: 2.9(B) 2.9(C)
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th:
8.11(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
depositionEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.7(B)
5th: 5.7(B) 5.7(A)
6th: 6.10(B)
7th: 7.8(A) 7.8(B)
8.9(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder: 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 MotionKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.8(B) 6.8(C) 6.8(D) 6.8(E)
7th:
8.6(B) 8.6(C)Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.4(A) P.4(B)
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
dissolve/dissolutionChemical SciencesSolutions and Fluid DynamicsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.5(B)
5th: 5.5(B) 5.5(C) 5.5(A)
6th:
7th:
8.5(D)Bio:
Chem: C.10(F)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS2-1 3-LS4-3 3-LS4-4 3-LS1-1 3-LS3-1 3-LS4-1 3-LS3-2
4th: 4-ESS2-1
5th: 5-LS2-1 5-ESS2-1
MS-LS1-6 MS-LS1-7 MS-LS2-1 MS-LS2-2 MS-LS1-5 MS-LS3-1 MS-LS4-5 MS-LS4-1 MS-LS4-2 MS-ESS1-4 MS-ESS2-1Bio: HS-LS1-1 HS-LS1-2 HS-LS1-5 HS-LS2-4 HS-LS2-1 HS-LS2-2 HS-LS2-6 HS-LS4-6 HS-LS1-4 HS-LS4-1 HS-LS4-2 HS-LS4-3 HS-LS4-4
Chem:
Phys:
distancePhysical SciencesForce and MotionKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.8(B) 6.8(C) 6.8(D) 6.8(E)
7th:
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 EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.10(C) 6.10(D)
7th:
8.9(A) 8.9(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
earthquakeEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.7(B)
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.10(C) 6.10(D)
7th: 7.8(A) 7.8(B)
8.9(A) 8.9(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
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:
eclipseEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceNew to 8th Grade8.7(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-PS1-6Bio:
Chem: HS-PS1-5
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)
6th: 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)
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
El NiñoEarth and Space SciencesWeatherNew to 8th Grade8.10(A) 8.10(B) 8.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
electrical chargeChemical SciencesAtoms and CompoundsNew to 8th Grade8.5(A) 8.5(B)Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.5(C) P.5(D)
Kinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-ESS2-3
3rd:
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
electromagnetic radiationPhysical SciencesElectromagnetic RadiationNew to 8th Grade8.8(C)Bio:
Chem: C.6(B)
Phys: P.7(C)
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-ESS3-2
5th:
MS-ESS1-4 MS-ESS3-1 MS-ESS3-5Not seen in future grade levels
electromagnetic spectrumPhysical SciencesElectromagnetic RadiationNew to 8th Grade8.8(C)Bio:
Chem: C.6(B)
Phys: P.7(C)
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-LS3-2Not seen in future grade levels
electronChemical SciencesAtoms and CompoundsNew to 8th Grade8.5(A) 8.5(B)Bio:
Chem: C.6(A) C.6(D)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-LS1-2Bio: HS-LS1-2
Chem:
Phys:
electron cloudChemical SciencesAtoms and CompoundsNew to 8th Grade8.5(A) 8.5(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
elementChemical SciencesAtoms and CompoundsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.5(A) 6.5(B) 6.6(A) 6.6(C)
7th:
8.5(D) 8.5(A) 8.5(B)Bio:
Chem: C.4(D)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-LS1-2Bio: HS-LS1-2
Chem:
Phys:
elevationEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 8th Grade8.9(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
energy levelChemical SciencesThe Periodic TableNew to 8th Grade8.5(C)Bio:
Chem: C.6(A) C.6(D)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-LS1-3Bio: HS-LS1-2
Chem:
Phys:
environmentLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd: 2.9(B) 2.9(C)
3rd: 3.10(A) 3.9(A) 3.9(C)
4th: 4.10(A)
5th: 5.10(A) 5.9(A) 5.9(C) 5.9(D)
6th:
7th: 7.8(A) 7.8(B) 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C)
8.11(B)Bio: B.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-PS1-2 2-PS1-1 2-PS1-3
3rd: 3-PS2-3 3-PS2-4
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-3 5-PS1-4
MS-ESS1-3Not seen in future grade levels
equatorEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.8(C)
6th:
7th:
8.7(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
equinoxEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceNew to 8th Grade8.7(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
erosionEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.7(B)
5th: 5.7(B) 5.7(A)
6th: 6.10(B)
7th: 7.8(A) 7.8(B)
8.9(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st: 1-LS1-2 1-PS4-2
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-PS4-3Not seen in future grade levels
extinctLife SciencesEcologyNew to 8th Grade8.11(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-PS1-3 MS-PS1-2Bio:
Chem: HS-PS1-1 HS-PS1-3 HS-PS1-2 HS-PS1-7
Phys:
family/group (Periodic Table)Chemical SciencesThe Periodic TableNew to 8th Grade8.5(C)Bio:
Chem: C.5(B) C.5(A) C.5(C)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-LS2-1 MS-LS2-2Bio: HS-LS2-1 HS-LS2-2 HS-LS4-2
Chem:
Phys:
faultEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 8th Grade8.9(A) 8.9(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
featureGeneralEvolution and DiversityKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.11(A) 7.11(B) 7.11(C)
8.9(A) 8.9(B) 8.9(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-PS2-3 3-PS2-4
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-3
MS-PS2-3Not seen in future grade levels
fertilizerEarth and Space SciencesFluid EarthNew to 8th Grade8.11(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-PS1-1 MS-ESS3-4Bio:
Chem: HS-PS1-8
Phys:
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)
6th: 6.8(B) 6.8(C) 6.8(D) 6.8(E) 6.11(A) 6.11(B)
7th: 7.7(B)
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
fossilLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.9(A) 5.9(C) 5.9(D)
6th:
7th:
8.9(A) 8.9(B)Bio: B.7(A) B.7(B)
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-PS1-1
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-3
Not seen in future grade levels
frequencyPhysical SciencesElectromagnetic RadiationNew to 8th Grade8.8(A) 8.8(B) 8.8(C)Bio:
Chem: C.6(B)
Phys: P.7(B)
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-ESS2-1
5th:
Bio:
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS3-1
frictionPhysical SciencesForce and MotionKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.6(B) 3.6(C)
4th: 4.6(D)
5th: 5.6(D)
6th:
7th:
8.6(A)Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.4(D)
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
frictionlessPhysical SciencesForce and MotionNew to 8th Grade8.6(A)Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.4(D)
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
galaxyEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceNew to 8th Grade8.8(A) 8.8(B) 8.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-PS2-2Not seen in future grade levels
gravitational constantPhysical SciencesForce and MotionNew to 8th Grade8.6(B) 8.6(C)Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.6(A)
New to 8th 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)
6th: 6.11(C) 6.11(A) 6.11(B)
7th:
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
hemisphereEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceNew to 8th Grade8.7(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
herbivoreLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th: 5.9(B)
6th:
7th:
8.11(A)Bio: B.12(C) B.12(D)
Chem:
Phys:
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
Hertzsprung‐Russell diagramEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceNew to 8th Grade8.8(A) 8.8(B) 8.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
hostLife SciencesEcologyNew to 8th Grade8.11(A)Bio: B.4(C)
Chem:
Phys:
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
humidityEarth and Space SciencesWeatherKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.8(A)
6th:
7th:
8.10(A) 8.10(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-PS4-2Bio:
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS4-1 HS-PS4-5 HS-PS4-4
hurricaneEarth and Space SciencesWeatherKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.8(A) 7.8(B)
8.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-LS1-2Not seen in future grade levels
inertiaPhysical SciencesForce and MotionNew to 8th Grade8.6(B) 8.6(C)Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.4(D)
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
jet streamEarth and Space SciencesWeatherNew to 8th Grade8.10(A) 8.10(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
La NiñaEarth and Space SciencesWeatherNew to 8th Grade8.10(A) 8.10(B) 8.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
landformEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.7(B)
5th: 5.7(B)
6th:
7th: 7.8(A) 7.8(B)
8.9(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS3-1
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
Law of Action-ReactionPhysical SciencesForce and MotionNew to 8th Grade8.6(B) 8.6(C)Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.4(D)
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-PS4-1
5th:
MS-PS4-1 MS-PS4-2 MS-PS4-3Bio:
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS4-1 HS-PS4-5
Law of Conservation of MassChemical SciencesChemical ReactionsNew to 8th Grade8.5(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-ESS3-3Bio: HS-LS2-7 HS-LS4-6
Chem:
Phys:
Law of Force and AccelerationPhysical SciencesForce and MotionNew to 8th Grade8.6(B) 8.6(C)Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.4(D)
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-PS4-1
5th:
MS-PS4-1Not seen in future grade levels
Law of InertiaPhysical SciencesForce and MotionNew to 8th Grade8.6(B) 8.6(C)Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.4(D)
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-PS4-1
5th:
Bio:
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS4-1
light wavePhysical SciencesElectromagnetic RadiationNew to 8th Grade8.8(A) 8.8(B) 8.8(C)Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.7(C)
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-ESS2-1
5th:
MS-ESS2-2 MS-ESS3-1Not seen in future grade levels
lithosphereEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.10(A)
7th:
8.9(A) 8.9(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
long‐term environmental changeLife SciencesEcologyNew to 8th Grade8.11(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
lunar cycleEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.8(C)
5th:
6th:
7th:
8.7(C) 8.7(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-PS2-1Not seen in future grade levels
magmaEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.10(B)
7th:
8.9(A) 8.9(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th 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)
6th: 6.6(B)
7th:
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
mass numberChemical SciencesAtoms and CompoundsNew to 8th Grade8.5(A) 8.5(B)Bio:
Chem: C.6(C)
Phys:
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
metalChemical SciencesThe Periodic TableKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.6(A) 6.6(C)
7th:
8.5(C)Bio:
Chem: C.5(A) C.5(C) C.7(C) C.7(D) C.7(E)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-LS1-8Not seen in future grade levels
metalloidChemical SciencesThe Periodic TableKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.6(A) 6.6(C)
7th:
8.5(C)Bio:
Chem: C.5(A) C.5(C) C.7(C) C.7(D) C.7(E)
Phys:
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
mid‐ocean ridgeEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.10(C) 6.10(D)
7th:
8.9(A) 8.9(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-PS2-5Bio:
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS2-4 HS-PS2-5 HS-PS3-1 HS-PS3-5 HS-PS4-3
modelGeneralOuter SpaceKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.8(B) 3.8(C) 3.8(D)
4th:
5th: 5.9(A) 5.9(C) 5.9(D)
6th:
7th:
8.7(A)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st: 1-LS1-1 1-LS1-2
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS2-1 3-LS4-2 3-LS4-4 3-LS4-3
4th: 4-LS1-1
5th:
MS-LS2-2 MS-LS4-4Bio: HS-LS2-7 HS-LS2-8 HS-LS4-2 HS-LS4-3 HS-LS4-4 HS-LS4-5
Chem:
Phys:
moleculeLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.5(A)
8.5(D)Bio: B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-PS3-2 4-PS3-3 4-PS3-4
5th:
MS-PS2-3Bio:
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS2-4 HS-PS2-5
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)
6th: 6.8(B) 6.8(C) 6.8(D) 6.8(E)
7th: 7.7(B)
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
mountain rangeEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 8th Grade8.9(A) 8.9(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS4-2
4th:
5th: 5-LS2-1
MS-LS2-2 MS-LS2-5 MS-LS4-3Bio: HS-LS2-1 HS-LS2-2 HS-LS2-7 HS-LS4-6 HS-LS2-8 HS-LS4-1 HS-LS4-2 HS-LS4-5
Chem:
Phys:
neap tideEarth and Space SciencesFluid EarthNew to 8th Grade8.7(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
net forcePhysical SciencesForce and MotionNew to 8th Grade8.6(A) 8.6(B) 8.6(C)Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.4(D)
Kinder:
1st: 1-PS4-3 1-ESS1-1
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
neutronChemical SciencesAtoms and CompoundsNew to 8th Grade8.5(A) 8.5(B)Bio:
Chem: C.6(A) C.6(D) C.12(A) C.12(B)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-LS1-8Not seen in future grade levels
Newton (N)Physical SciencesForce and MotionNew to 8th Grade8.6(B) 8.6(C)Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.4(D)
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
nicheLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.9(A) 5.9(C) 5.9(D)
6th:
7th: 7.5(B)
8.11(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
noble gasChemical SciencesThe Periodic TableNew to 8th Grade8.5(C)Bio:
Chem: C.5(B)
Phys:
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
nonmetalChemical SciencesThe Periodic TableKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.6(A) 6.6(C)
7th:
8.5(C)Bio:
Chem: C.7(C) C.7(D) C.7(E) C.5(A) C.5(C)
Phys:
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
nucleus (atomic)Chemical SciencesAtoms and CompoundsNew to 8th Grade8.5(A) 8.5(B)Bio:
Chem: C.6(A) C.6(D)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-LS1-8Not seen in future grade levels
nutrientsLife SciencesEcologyKinder: K.9(A) K.9(B)
1st:
2nd: 2.9(A)
3rd:
4th: 4.7(A)
5th:
6th:
7th:
8.11(A)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-ESS3-1
MS-ESS3-3Not seen in future grade levels
ocean tideEarth and Space SciencesFluid EarthNew to 8th Grade8.7(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
omnivoreLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th: 5.9(B)
6th:
7th:
8.11(A)Bio: B.12(C) B.12(D)
Chem:
Phys:
New to 8th GradeNot 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)
6th: 6.11(A) 6.11(B)
7th:
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)
6th: 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)
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
parasitism/parasiteLife SciencesEcologyNew to 8th Grade8.11(A)Bio: B.12(A)
Chem:
Phys:
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
particleChemical SciencesSolutions and Fluid DynamicsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.7(A)
5th:
6th:
7th:
8.5(A) 8.5(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS2-1 3-LS4-1
4th: 4-ESS1-1
5th:
MS-LS4-1 MS-ESS1-4 MS-ESS2-3Not seen in future grade levels
patternGeneralWeatherKinder: K.8(A) K.8(B)
1st:
2nd: 2.6(C)
3rd:
4th: 4.8(C)
5th:
6th:
7th:
8.7(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder: K-PS3-1
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
period (Periodic Table)Chemical SciencesThe Periodic TableNew to 8th Grade8.5(C)Bio:
Chem: C.5(B) C.5(A) C.5(C)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-LS2-1 MS-ESS3-1Not seen in future grade levels
Periodic Table of the ElementsChemical SciencesThe Periodic TableNew to 8th Grade8.5(D) 8.5(C)Bio:
Chem: C.5(A C.5(C)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-LS1-3Bio: HS-LS1-2
Chem:
Phys:
phaseGeneralOuter SpaceNew to 8th Grade8.7(B)Bio: B.5(A) B.5(C)
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS4-4
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
photosynthesisLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.5(A)
8.11(A)Bio: B.4(A) B.4(B) B.9(B) B.9C)
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-LS2-1 5-ESS2-1
MS-LS2-1 MS-LS2-3 MS-LS2-4 MS-LS2-2 MS-LS2-5Bio: HS-LS2-4 HS-LS2-1 HS-LS2-2 HS-LS2-6 HS-LS2-7 HS-LS4-6 HS-LS4-4
Chem:
Phys:
physical changeChemical SciencesProperties and Changes of MatterKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.5(B) 5.5(C)
6th:
7th: 7.6(A)
8.5(E)Bio:
Chem: C.4(A) C.4(B) C.4(C)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-2
MS-PS4-3Bio:
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS4-2 HS-PS4-5
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)
6th: 6.5(C) 6.11(A) 6.11(B) 6.6(A) 6.6(C)
7th:
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:
6th: 6.11(A) 6.11(B)
7th:
8.8(A) 8.8(B) 8.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-PS2-3Not 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)
6th: 6.12(E) 6.12(F)
7th:
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:
precipitateChemical SciencesProperties and Changes of MatterKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.5(C)
7th:
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 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
predator/preyLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.10(A) 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th: 5.9(A) 5.9(C) 5.9(D)
6th:
7th:
8.11(A)Bio: B.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)
Chem:
Phys:
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
pressureGeneralSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.7(A)
6th: 6.10(B)
7th:
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
pressure systemEarth and Space SciencesWeatherNew to 8th Grade8.10(A) 8.10(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
prevailing windsEarth and Space SciencesWeatherNew to 8th Grade8.10(A) 8.10(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-LS1-1Not seen in future grade levels
productGeneralNatural and Artificial ResourcesKinder:
1st: 1.7(C)
2nd: 2.7(C)
3rd: 3.7(C)
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th:
8.5(E)Bio: B.9(B) B.9(C)
Chem: C.8(E) C.8(F) C.8(G) C.8(H)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-LS2-3Not seen in future grade levels
propertyGeneralProperties and Changes of MatterKinder: K.5(A) K.5(B)
1st: 1.5(A) 1.5(B) 1.5(C)
2nd: 2.7(B)
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.5(B) 5.5(C)
6th:
7th:
8.5(E) 8.5(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder: K-PS2-2
1st: 1-PS4-3
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
protonChemical SciencesAtoms and CompoundsNew to 8th Grade8.5(A) 8.5(B)Bio:
Chem: C.6(A) C.6(D)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-LS1-8Not seen in future grade levels
radiant/solar energyEarth and Space SciencesWeatherKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.8(B)
5th: 5.8(B)
6th:
7th: 7.5(A)
8.10(A) 8.10(B)Bio: B.9(B) B.9(C)
Chem:
Phys:
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
radiationPhysical SciencesEnergyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.9(A) 6.9(B)
7th:
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 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
radio wavePhysical SciencesElectromagnetic RadiationNew to 8th Grade8.8(A) 8.8(B) 8.8(C)Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.7(C)
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-ESS2-1
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
reactantChemical SciencesChemical ReactionsNew to 8th Grade8.5(E)Bio: B.9(B) B.9(C)
Chem: C.8(E) C.8(F) C.8(G) C.8(H)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-LS2-3Bio: HS-LS2-4
Chem:
Phys:
reactivity/reactiveChemical SciencesThe Periodic TableNew to 8th Grade8.5(E) 8.5(A) 8.5(B)Bio:
Chem: C.5(B)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-LS1-2
5th:
MS-LS1-8Not seen in future grade levels
relationshipGeneralOuter SpaceKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.8(B) 3.8(C) 3.8(D)
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th:
8.11(A)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-ESS2-1
5th:
MS-ESS2-2 MS-ESS2-1 MS-ESS3-1Not seen in future grade levels
resourceEarth and Space SciencesNatural and Artificial ResourcesKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.7(A)
7th:
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)
6th: 6.11(A) 6.11(B)
7th:
8.7(B) 8.7(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
riftEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 8th Grade8.9(A) 8.9(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th 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)
6th: 6.11(A) 6.11(B)
7th:
8.7(A)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder: 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:
runoffEarth and Space SciencesFluid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.8(B)
5th:
6th:
7th:
8.11(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
satelliteEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.8(D)
6th:
7th:
8.9(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-LS1-2Bio: HS-LS1-4
Chem:
Phys:
seasonsEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceKinder: K.8(A) K.8(B)
1st:
2nd: 2.8(A) 2.8(B)
3rd:
4th: 4.8(C)
5th:
6th:
7th:
8.7(A)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-ESS3-1
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
sedimentEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.7(B)
5th: 5.7(B) 5.7(A)
6th: 6.10(B)
7th: 7.8(A) 7.8(B)
8.9(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-PS1-4 MS-PS3-2Not seen in future grade levels
sequenceLife SciencesGeneticsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.8(C)
5th:
6th:
7th:
8.7(B)Bio: B.6(E) B.7(A) B.7(B)
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-ESS2-3Not seen in future grade levels
short‐term environmental changeLife SciencesEcologyNew to 8th Grade8.11(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
solsticeEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceNew to 8th Grade8.7(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
solutionChemical SciencesSolutions and Fluid DynamicsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.5(B)
5th: 5.5(B) 5.5(C)
6th:
7th:
8.5(E)Bio:
Chem: C.10(A) C.10(B) C.10(C) C.10(D) C.10(E) C.4(D)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st: 1-LS1-2
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
Not 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)
6th: 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)
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
spectral classEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceNew to 8th Grade8.8(A) 8.8(B) 8.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
speedPhysical SciencesForce and MotionKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.8(B) 6.8(C) 6.8(D) 6.8(E)
7th:
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
spring tideEarth and Space SciencesFluid EarthNew to 8th Grade8.7(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
starEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceKinder: K.8(C)
1st: 1.8(B)
2nd: 2.8(C)
3rd: 3.8(B) 3.8(C) 3.8(D)
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th:
8.8(A) 8.8(B) 8.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st: 1-PS4-1 1-PS4-3 1-LS1-1
2nd: 2-PS1-1 2-PS1-2
3rd:
4th: 4-PS3-4
5th: 5-LS1-1 5-LS2-1 5-ESS2-1
MS-PS1-3 MS-PS3-4 MS-LS1-7 MS-PS4-2 MS-ESS2-1Bio:
Chem: HS-PS2-6
Phys:
star evolutionEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceNew to 8th Grade8.8(A) 8.8(B) 8.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
storm systemEarth and Space SciencesWeatherNew to 8th Grade8.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
subduction zoneEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 8th Grade8.9(A) 8.9(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-PS4-2Bio:
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS4-1
subscriptChemical SciencesChemical ReactionsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.5(A) 6.5(B)
7th:
8.5(D)Bio:
Chem: C.7(B)
Phys:
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
substanceChemical SciencesProperties and Changes of MatterKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.5(A)
6th: 6.6(B)
7th:
8.5(D)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
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:
surface temperatureEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceNew to 8th Grade8.8(A) 8.8(B) 8.8(C) 8.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-LS1-2Not seen in future grade levels
tectonic platesEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.10(C) 6.10(D)
7th:
8.9(A) 8.9(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-PS2-5Bio:
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS2-4 HS-PS2-5 HS-PS3-1 HS-PS3-5 HS-PS4-3
temperature rangeLife SciencesEcologyNew to 8th Grade8.11(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot 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)
6th: 6.9(A) 6.9(B) 6.9(C)
7th: 7.7(A)
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
tiltEarth and Space SciencesOuter SpaceKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.8(C)
6th:
7th:
8.7(A)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder: K-PS2-1
1st:
2nd: 2-ESS2-2
3rd: 3-PS2-3 3-LS2-1 3-LS3-2
4th: 4-ESS2-2
5th: 5-ESS2-1 5-PS2-1
MS-PS1-4 MS-PS3-2 MS-LS1-3 MS-LS2-1 MS-LS2-2 MS-LS2-3 MS-PS2-1 MS-PS2-3 MS-PS2-4 MS-PS2-5 MS-ESS2-5 MS-ESS2-6Bio: HS-LS1-2 HS-LS1-7 HS-LS2-2 HS-LS2-6
Chem: HS-PS1-3 HS-PS2-6
Phys: HS-PS2-2 HS-PS2-3 HS-PS3-1 HS-PS3-2 HS-PS3-5 HS-PS4-5
tolerance (ecological)Life SciencesEcologyNew to 8th Grade8.11(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
topographic mapEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 8th Grade8.9(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-PS2-3 3-PS2-4
4th:
5th:
Not seen in future grade levels
traitLife SciencesGeneticsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.11(A) 7.11(B) 7.11(C) 7.14(A) 7.14(B) 7.14(C)
8.11(B)Bio: B.6(A) B.6(B) B.6(C) B.6(D)
Chem:
Phys:
Kinder: K-ESS2-1
1st:
2nd: 2-PS1-4 2-PS1-1
3rd: 3-LS4-4 3-ESS2-1
4th:
5th:
MS-PS1-4 MS-PS3-4 MS-PS3-5 MS-ESS2-5 MS-ESS2-6 MS-ESS3-5Bio: HS-LS1-3 HS-LS4-4
Chem: HS-PS1-5
Phys: HS-PS3-4
transform boundaryEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.10(C) 6.10(D)
7th:
8.9(A) 8.9(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
transition metalChemical SciencesThe Periodic TableNew to 8th Grade8.5(C)Bio:
Chem: C.7(A) C.5(B)
Phys:
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
trenchEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 8th Grade8.9(A) 8.9(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-PS2-5 MS-PS2-3 MS-PS3-2Bio:
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS2-4 HS-PS2-5 HS-PS3-2
unbalanced forcePhysical SciencesForce and MotionKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.8(B) 6.8(C) 6.8(D) 6.8(E) 6.11(A) 6.11(B)
7th:
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
valence electronChemical SciencesThe Periodic TableNew to 8th Grade8.5(C) 8.5(A) 8.5(B)Bio:
Chem: C.6(A) C.6(D) C.7(C) C.7(D) C.7(E) C.5(B)
Phys:
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
valleyEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.7(B)
6th:
7th:
8.9(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
velocityPhysical SciencesForce and MotionNew to 8th Grade8.6(B) 8.6(C)Bio:
Chem:
Phys: P.4(A) P.4(B) P.4(C)
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-LS1-7Bio: HS-LS1-7 HS-LS2-3 HS-LS2-4 HS-LS2-5
Chem:
Phys:
volcanic island arcEarth and Space SciencesSolid EarthNew to 8th Grade8.9(A) 8.9(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels
warm frontEarth and Space SciencesWeatherNew to 8th Grade8.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-PS4-2Not seen in future grade levels
wavelengthPhysical SciencesElectromagnetic RadiationNew to 8th Grade8.8(A) 8.8(B) 8.8(C)Bio:
Chem: C.6(B)
Phys: P.7(B)
Kinder: K-ESS3-3 K-ESS3-1 K-ESS3-2
1st:
2nd: 2-LS4-1 2-ESS2-1 2-ESS2-2
3rd: 3-LS4-1 3-LS4-4
4th: 4-ESS1-1 4-ESS2-2 4-ESS2-1
5th: 5-ESS3-1
MS-ESS2-2 MS-ESS2-4 MS-ESS3-1 MS-ESS3-3 MS-ESS2-6Not seen in future grade levels
weather mapEarth and Space SciencesWeatherKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.8(A)
5th:
6th:
7th:
8.10(A) 8.10(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS-PS4-2Bio:
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS3-1 HS-PS3-2 HS-PS4-1 HS-PS4-3 HS-PS4-4
yieldChemical SciencesChemical ReactionsNew to 8th Grade8.5(E)Bio:
Chem: C.8(E) C.8(F) C.8(G) C.8(H)
Phys:
New to 8th GradeNot seen in future grade levels

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