Correlation Between the Georgia Performance Standards and the eTAP Lessons

Grade 6 Science

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Pre-Test
Georgia Performance Standards
eTAP
Post-Test
S6E4. Students will understand how the distribution of land and oceans affects climate and weather. (a) Demonstrate that land and water absorb and lose heat at different rates and explain the resulting effects on weather patterns. (b) Relate unequal heating of land and water surfaces to form large global wind systems and weather events such as tornados and thunderstorms.

Climate and Weather

http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/kids/cli
mateweather.html

Q&A
Q&A
S6E5. Students will investigate the scientific view of how the earth’s surface is formed. (a) Compare and contrast the Earth’s crust, mantle, and core including temperature, density, and composition.

Structure of the Earth

http://scign.jpl.nasa.gov/learn/plate1.htm

Q&A
Q&A
S6E5. Students will investigate the scientific view of how the earth’s surface is formed. (b) Use resources to view how earthquakes, volcanoes, and sea-floor spreading create
mountains and ocean basins.

Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Mountain Building

http://www.eduplace.com/kids/sla/6/volcanoes.html

Q&A
Q&A
S6E6. Students will describe various sources of energy and with their uses and conservation. (a) Explain the role of the sun as the major source of energy and its relationship to wind and water energy.

Solar Energy

http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energyfacts/

Q&A