North Carolina Science Standard Course of Study & The GLOBE Program, Grades K-5

 

Grade Level

Competency Goal 1

Competency Goal 2

Competency Goal 3

Competency Goal 4

K

The learner will build an understanding of similarities and differences in plant and animals.

The learner will build an understanding of weather concepts.

The learner will build an understanding of the properties/movement of common objects and organisms.

The learner will increase his/her understanding of how the world works by using tools.

GLOBE

Biology/Land Cover

Atmosphere

 

all

1

The learner will build an understanding of the needs of living organisms.

The learner will build an understanding of solid earth materials.

The learner will build an understanding of the properties and relationships of objects.

The learner will build an understanding of the actions of objects.

GLOBE

Biology/Land Cover

Soils

 

 

2

The learner will build an understanding of plant and animal life cycles.

The learner will build an understanding of changes in weather.

The learner will build an understanding of changes in properties.

The learner will build an understanding of concepts of sound.

GLOBE

 

Biology/Land Cover

Atmosphere

Hydrology

 

3

The learner will build an understanding of plant growth and adaptations.

The learner will build an understanding of soil concepts.

The learner will build an understanding of the Earth/Sun/Moon system.

The learner will build an understanding of light and heat concepts.

GLOBE

 

Biology/Land Cover

Soils

Atmosphere

Atmosphere, Hydrology, Soils

4

The learner will build an understanding of animal growth and adaptations.

The learner will build an understanding of the composition and uses of rocks and minerals.

The learner will build an understanding of the electricity and magnetism.

The learner will build an understanding of technological designs.

GLOBE

 

 

Soils

 

all

5

The learner will build and understanding of the interdependence of plants and animals.

The learner will build an understanding of forms and sources of energy.

The learner will build an understanding of landforms.

The learner will build an understanding of weather and climate.

GLOBE

 

Biology/Land Cover

Soils, Hydrology, Atmosphere

Soils

Atmosphere, Hydrology

Prepared by the UNC-CH Center for Mathematics & Science Education