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Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
3-5
5
Measure and graph quantities to provide evidence that regardless of the type of change that occurs when heating, cooling, or mixing substances, the total weight of matter is conserved.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
3-5
5
Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
3-5
5
Conduct an investigation to determine whether the mixing of two or more substances results in new substances.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
3-5
5
Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
3-5
5
Use models to describe that energy in animals’ food (used for body repair, growth, motion, and to maintain body warmth) was once energy from the sun.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
3-5
5
Develop models to describe the atomic composition of simple molecules and extended structures.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
Middle School (6-8)
Analyze and interpret data on the properties of substances before and after the substances interact to determine if a chemical reaction has occurred.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
Middle School (6-8)
Gather and make sense of information to describe that synthetic materials come from natural resources and impact society.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
Middle School (6-8)
Develop a model that predicts and describes changes in particle motion, temperature, and state of a pure substance when thermal energy is added or removed.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
Middle School (6-8)