Grade 6: Standard 12 - Forces in Nature

Conceptual Strand 12

Everything in the universe exerts a gravitational force on everything else; there is an interplay between magnetic fields and electrical currents.

Guiding Question 12

What are the scientific principles that explain gravity and electromagnetism?

Grade Level Expectations

Checks for Understanding

State Performance Indicators

GLE 0607.12.1 Describe how simple circuits are associated with the transfer of electrical energy.

GLE 0607.12.2 Explain how simple electrical circuits can be used to determine which materials conduct electricity.

607.12.1 Prepare a poster that illustrates how electricity passes though a simple circuit to produce heat, light, or sound.

607.12.2 Determine a materialís electrical conductivity by testing it with a simple battery/bulb circuit.

607.12.3 Compare and contrast the characteristics of objects and materials that conduct electricity with those that are electrical insulators.

SPI 0607.12.1 Identify how simple circuits are associated with the transfer of electrical energy when heat, light, sound, and chemical changes are produced.

SPI 0607.12.2 Identify materials that can conduct electricity.

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