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Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: (541) 482-6767
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Field Trip Lab Standards and Key Concepts

Title Grade Standards
Bee's Knees K- 2
K-LS1-1. Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive. 
K-ESS3-3. Communicate solutions that will reduce the impact of humans on the land, water, air, and/or other living things in the local environment.
K-2 SE Practices Analyzing and Interpreting Data: Use observations (firsthand or from media) to describe patterns and/or relationships in the natural and designed world(s) in order to answer scientific questions and solve problems.
K-2 CC Concepts Structure and Function: The shape and stability of structures of natural and designed objects are related to their function(s).
2-LS2-2 Develop a simple model that mimics the function of an animal in dispersing seeds or pollinating plants.
Light it Up K - 3
1-PS4-2 Make observations to construct an evidence-based account that objects in darkness can be seen only when illuminated. 
1-PS4-3 Plan and conduct investigations to determine the effect of placing objects made with different materials in the path of a beam of light.
1-PS4-4 Use tools and materials to design and build a device that uses light or sound to solve the problem of communicating over a distance.
2-PS1-1 Plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties.
2-PS1-2 Analyze data obtained from testing different materials to determine which materials have the properties that are best suited for an intended purpose.
K-2-ETS-1-3 Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.
K-2 SE Practices Planning and carrying out investigations: Make observations (firsthand or from media) to collect data that can be used to make comparisons.
K-2 CC Concepts  Patterns: Patterns in the natural and human designed world can be observed, used to describe phenomena, and used as evidence. Cause and effect: Events have causes that generate observable patterns. 
 
3-5-ETS1-2 Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.
 
3-5-ETS1-3 Plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved.
 
SE Practices  Planning and carrying out investigations: Make observations and/or measurements to produce data to serve as the basis for evidence for an explanation of a phenomenon or test a design solution.
 
CC Concepts  Energy and matter: Energy can be transferred in various ways and between objects.
Ready, Set, Roll! K-8
K-PS2-2. Analyze data to determine if a design solution works as intended to change the speed or direction of an object with a push or a pull.*
K-2-ETS1-2. Develop a simple sketch, drawing, or physical model to illustrate how the shape of an object helps it function as needed to solve a given problem.
K-2 SE Practices Plan and conduct an investigation collaboratively to produce data to serve as the basis for evidence to answer a question.(2-PS1-1)
K-2 CC Concepts Cause and effect: Events have causes that generate observable patterns.
3-PS2-1 Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence of the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.
3-5-ETS1-2. Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.
3-5 SE Practices Designing solutions: Generate and compare multiple solutions to a problem based on how well they meet the criteria and constraints of the design solution.
3-5 CC Concepts Cause and effect: Events that occur together with regularity might or might not be a cause and effect relationship. Stability and change: Change is measured in terms of differences over time and may occur at different rates.
4-PS3-1. Use evidence to construct an explanation relating the speed of an object to the energy of that object.
5-PS2-1 Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down.
MS-PS2-2. Plan an investigation to provide evidence that the change in an objectís motion depends on the sum of the forces on the object and the mass of the object. 
MS-PS3-2. Develop a model to describe that when the arrangement of objects interacting at a distance changes, different amounts of potential energy are stored in the system. 
MS-ETS1-2 Evaluate competing design solutions using a systematic process to determine how well they meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.
MS-ETS1-3 Analyze data from tests to determine similarities and differences among several design solutions to identify the best characteristics of each that can be combined into a new solution to better meet the criteria for success.
MS SE Practices Designing solutions: Undertake a design project, engaging in the design cycle, to construct and/or implement a solution that meets specific design criteria and constraints.
MS CC Concepts Cause and effect: Cause and effect relationships may be used to predict phenomena in natural or designed systems  Energy an matter: The transfer of energy can be tracked as energy flows through a natural system. Stability and change: Stability might be disturbed either by sudden events or gradual changes that accumulate over time.
Magnetic Force 1-3
2-PS1-1 Plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties.
2-PS1-2 Analyze data obtained from testing different materials to determine which materials have the properties that are best suited for an intended purpose.
3-PS2-1 Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence of the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.
3-PS2-3 Ask questions to determine cause and effect relationships of electric or magnetic interactions between two objects not in contact with each other.
K-2-ETS1-1 Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.
K-2-ETS1-3 Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.
K-2 SE Practices Asking questions: Ask questions based on observations to find more information about the natural and/or designed world(s). Planning and carrying out investigations: Plan and conduct an investigation collaboratively to produce data to serve as the basis for evidence to answer a question.  Analyzing and interpreting data: Use observations (firsthand or from media) to describe patterns and/or relationships in the natural and designed world(s) in order to answer scientific questions and solve problems.
K-2 CC Concepts Cause and effect: Simple tests can be designed to gather evidence to support or refute student ideas about causes. Scale proportion and quantity: Standard units are used to measure length.
3-5-ETS1-2  Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.
3-5-ETS1-3 Plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved.
3-5 SE Practices Asking questions: Ask questions that can be investigated and predict reasonable outcomes based on patterns such as cause and effect relationships.  Planning and carrying out investigations: Plan and conduct an investigation collaboratively to produce data to serve as the basis for evidence, using fair tests in which variables are controlled and the number of trials considered. Analyzing and interpreting data: Analyze and interpret data to make sense of phenomena, using logical reasoning, mathematics, and/or computation.
3-5 CC Concepts Scale proportion and quantity: Standard units are used to measure and describe physical quantities such as weight, time, temperature, and volume.
Work It With Circuits 3 - 8
4-PS3-2 Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.
4-PS3-4 Apply scientific ideas to design, test, and refine a device that converts energy from one form to another.
3-5-ETS1-2 Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.
3-5 SE Practices Planning and carrying out investigations: Test two different models of the same proposed object, tool, or process to determine which better meets criteria for success. Designing solutions: Apply scientific ideas to solve design problems.
3-5 CC Concepts Energy and matter: Energy can be transferred in various ways and between objects.  Systems: A system is a group of related parts that make up a whole and can carry out functions its individual parts cannot.
MS-PS2-3 Ask questions about data to determine the factors that affect the strength of electric and magnetic forces.
MS-PS2-5 Conduct an investigation and evaluate the experimental design to provide evidence that fields exist between objects exerting forces on each other even though the objects are not in contact.
MS-ETS1-3 Analyze data from tests to determine similarities and differences among several design solutions to identify the best characteristics of each that can be combined into a new solution to better meet the criteria for success.
MS SE Practices Designing solutions: Apply scientific ideas or principles to design, construct, and/or test a design of an object, tool, process or system.
MS CC Concepts Structure and function: Structures can be designed to serve particular functions by taking into account properties of different materials, and how materials can be shaped and used. Energy and matter: Energy may take different forms (e.g. energy in fields, thermal energy, energy of motion).. Systems: Models can be used to represent systems and their interactions.
Chemistry Conundrum 4 - 8
5-PS1-2 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.
5-PS1-4. Conduct an investigation to determine whether the mixing of two or more substances results in new substances.
3-5-ETS1-2 Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.
3-5 SE Practices Planning and carrying out investigations: Test two different models of the same proposed object, tool, or process to determine which better meets criteria for success. Analyzing and interpreting data: Analyze and interpret data to make sense of phenomena, using logical reasoning, mathematics, and/or computation. Constructing explanations: Use evidence (e.g., measurements, observations, patterns) to construct or support an explanation or design a solution to a problem.
3-5 CC Concepts Stability and change: Change is measured in terms of differences over time and may occur at different rates. Matter and energy: Matter flows and cycles can be tracked in terms of the weight of the substances before and after a process occurs.
MS-PS1-2 Analyze and interpret data on the properties of substances before and after the substances interact to determine if a chemical reaction has occurred.
MS-PS1-5 Develop and use a model to describe how the total number of atoms does not change in a chemical reaction and thus mass is conserved.
MS SE Practices Planning and carrying out investigations: Collect data to produce data to serve as the basis for evidence to answer scientific questions or test design solutions under a range of conditions. Analyzing and interpreting data: Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for phenomena. Constructing explanations: Construct an explanation that includes qualitative or quantitative relationships between variables that predict(s) and/or describe(s) phenomena.
 
MS CC Concepts Matter and energy: Matter is conserved because atoms are conserved in physical and chemical processes.
Light and Matter 4 - 8
4-PS3-2 Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.
4-PS4-2 Develop a model to describe that light reflecting from objects and entering the eye allows objects to be seen.
4-PS4-3 Generate and compare multiple solutions that use patterns to transfer information.
3-5-ETS1-2 Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.
3-5-ETS1-3 Plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved.
3-5 SE Practices Designing solutions: Generate and compare multiple solutions to a problem based on how well they meet the criteria and constraints of the design solution.
3-5 CC Concepts Energy and matter: Energy can be transferred in various ways and between objects.
MS-PS4-2 Develop and use a model to describe that waves are reflected, absorbed, or transmitted through various materials.
MS-PS4-3 Integrate qualitative scientific and technical information to support the claim that digitized signals are a more reliable way to encode and transmit information than analog signals.
MS-ETS1-3 Analyze data from tests to determine similarities and differences among several design solutions to identify the best characteristics of each that can be combined into a new solution to better meet the criteria for success.
MS SE Practices Designing solutions: Undertake a design project, engaging in the design cycle, to construct and/or implement a solution that meets specific design criteria and constraints.
MS CC Concepts Energy and matter: Energy may take different forms (e.g. energy in fields, thermal energy, energy of motion).





 

































































































 



 
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