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This website supports the following State Essential Standards
for Health Education and Science:

 

 

 

 

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GA Health Education K HEK.4 -- Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.
GA Health Education K HEK.5 -- Students will use decision-making skills to identify, apply, and maintain health-enhancing behaviors.
GA Health Education K HEK.5a Students will identify health-related situations. Example: Identify potential risky health situations at school.
GA Health Education K HEK.5b Students will discuss when and what assistance is needed for health-related situations. Example: Explain when someone should call 911.
GA Health Education K HEK.7 -- Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
GA Health Education K HEK.7b Students will name health behaviors to prevent injuries. Students will demonstrate healthy behaviors that prevent injuries.
GA Science K Characteristics of Science SKCS1 -- Students will raise questions about the world around them and be willing to seek answers to some of the questions by making careful observations (5 senses) and trying things out.
GA Science K Characteristics of Science SKCS1 -- Students will be aware of the importance of curiosity, honesty, openness, and skepticism in science and will exhibit these traits in their own efforts to understand how the world works.
GA Science K Characteristics of Science SKCS3 -- Students will understand the important features of the process of scientific inquiry.
GA Science K Characteristics of Science SKCS3 -- Use ordinary hand tools and instruments to construct, measure (for example: balance scales to determine heavy/light, weather data, nonstandard units for length), and look at objects (for example: magnifiers to look at rocks and soils).
GA Science K Characteristics of Science SKCS3 -- Students will use tools and instruments for observing, measuring, and manipulating objects in scientific activities.
GA Science K Characteristics of Science SKCS6 -- In doing science, it is often helpful to work with a team and to share findings with others.
GA Health Education 1 HE1.4 -- Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.
GA Health Education 1 HE1.4a Students will use effective communication skills to enhance personal, family, and community health. Students will recognize ways to respond when in an unwanted, threatening, or dangerous situation.
GA Health Education 1 HE1.4b Students will use effective communication skills to enhance personal, family, and community health. Students will demonstrate how to report a dangerous situation to an adult.
GA Health Education 1 HE1.5 -- Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
GA Health Education 1 HE1.5a Students will list health-related situations. Students will describe situations in which students must choose between healthy and risky behaviors.
GA Health Education 1 HE1.5b Students will identify people who can help solve problems and make decisions. Students will identify the role of various emergency workers in the community.
GA Health Education 1 HE1.7 -- Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
GA Science 1 Characteristics of Science S1CS1 -- Students will raise questions about the world around them and be willing to seek answers to some of the questions by making careful observations and measurements and trying to figure things out.
GA Science 1 Characteristics of Science S1CS1 -- Students will be aware of the importance of curiosity, honesty, openness, and skepticism in science and will exhibit these traits in their own efforts to understand how the world works.
GA Science 1 Characteristics of Science S1CS3 -- Students will use ordinary hand tools and instruments to construct, measure, and look at objects.
GA Science 1 Characteristics of Science S1CS3 -- Students will use tools and instruments for observing, measuring, and manipulating objects in scientific activities.
GA Science 1 Characteristics of Science S1CS6 -- Students will recognize that science involves collecting data and testing hypotheses.
GA Science 1 Characteristics of Science S1CS6 -- Students will be familiar with the character of scientific knowledge and how it is achieved.
GA Science 1 Characteristics of Science S1CS7 -- Students will understand important features of the process of scientific inquiry.
GA Science 1 Physical Science S1P1 -- Students will recognize sources of light.
GA Science 1 Physical Science S1P1 -- Students will investigate light and sound.
GA Health Education 2 HE2.4 -- Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.
GA Health Education 2 HE2.5 -- Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
GA Health Education 2 HE2.5b Students will use decision-making skills to identify, apply, and maintain health-enhancing behaviors. Students will identify health-related situations when assistance is needed.
GA Health Education 2 HE2.7 -- Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
GA Health Education 2 HE2.7b Students will practice healthy behaviors to prevent injuries, diseases, and disorders. Students will demonstrate behaviors that avoid or reduce health risks.
GA Science 2 Characteristics of Science S2CS1 -- Students will raise questions about the world around them and be willing to seek answers to some of the questions by making careful observations and measurements and trying to figure things out.
GA Science 2 Characteristics of Science S2CS1 -- Students will be aware of the importance of curiosity, honesty, openness, and skepticism in science and will exhibit these traits in their own efforts to understand how the world works.
GA Science 2 Characteristics of Science S2CS3 -- Students will use tools and instruments for observing, measuring, and manipulating objects in scientific activities.
GA Science 2 Characteristics of Science S2CS6 -- Students will be familiar with the character of scientific knowledge and how it is achieved.
GA Science 2 Characteristics of Science S2CS7 -- Students will understand important features of the process of scientific inquiry.
GA Science 2 Physical Science S2P2 -- Students will identify sources of energy and how the energy is used.
GA Health Education 3 HE3.1 -- Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
GA Health Education 3 HE3.1b Students will recognize times when it might be important to seek . . . emergency help. Students will identify potential dangers found at school and at home and whom to call for assistance in case of emergency.
GA Health Education 3 HE3.8 -- Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health.
GA Health Education 3 HE3.8a Students will share accurate information about a health issue. Example: Share with family members suggestions for conserving water in their daily practices.
GA Science 3 Characteristics of Science S3CS1 -- Students will be aware of the importance of curiosity, honesty, openness, and skepticism in science and will exhibit these traits in their own efforts to understand how the world works.
GA Science 3 Characteristics of Science S3CS3 -- Students will use tools and instruments for observing, measuring, and manipulating objects in scientific activities utilizing safe laboratory procedures.
GA Science 3 Characteristics of Science S3CS8 -- Scientific investigations may take many different forms, including observing what things are like or what is happening somewhere . . . and doing experiments.
GA Science 3 Characteristics of Science S3CS8 -- Students will understand important features of the process of scientific inquiry.
GA Science 3 Life Sciences S3L2 -- Identify ways to protect the environment: conservation of resources.
GA Health Education 4 HE4.1 -- Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
GA Health Education 4 HE4.1a Students will describe ways to promote a safe and healthy community environment. Students will identify threats to personal safety and how to avoid them.
GA Health Education 4 HE4.5 -- Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
GA Health Education 4 HE4.5b Students will explain a situation that may require a thoughtful health-related decision. Students will discuss options of what to do in potentially dangerous situations.
GA Health Education 4 HE4.7 -- Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
GA Science 4 Characteristics of Science S4CS1 -- Students will offer reasons for findings and consider reasons suggested by others.
GA Science 4 Characteristics of Science S4CS1 -- Students will be aware of the importance of curiosity, honesty, openness, and skepticism in science and will exhibit these traits in their own efforts to understand how the world works.
GA Science 4 Characteristics of Science S4CS3 -- Students will use tools and instruments for observing, measuring, and manipulating objects in scientific activities utilizing safe laboratory procedures.
GA Science 4 Characteristics of Science S4CS8 -- Students will understand important features of the process of scientific inquiry.
GA Science 4 Characteristics of Science S4CS8 -- Students will apply the following to inquiry learning practices: Scientific investigations may take many different forms, including observing what things are like or what is happening somewhere . . . and doing experiments.
GA Health Education 5 HE5.1 -- Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
GA Health Education 5 HE5.1b Students will describe ways to prevent common injuries and health problems. Students will describe how each person can impact the health and safety of others.
GA Health Education 5 HE5.4 -- Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.
GA Health Education 5 HE5.4c Students will demonstrate how to ask for assistance to enhance personal health and the health of others. Example: Practice what to say when calling 911 or other emergency numbers.
GA Health Education 5 HE5.5 -- Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
GA Health Education 5 HE5.5b Students will predict the potential outcomes of each option when making a health-related decision. Example: List possible hazards around the home and describe the potential dangers of the hazards.
GA Health Education 5 HE5.7 -- Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
GA Health Education 5 HE5.7b Students will demonstrate a variety of healthy practices and behaviors to preserve or enhance personal health. Example: Simulate safety behaviors to be performed before and after a weather related emergency.
GA Science 5 Characteristics of Science S5CS1 -- Students will offer reasons for findings and consider reasons suggested by others.
GA Science 5 Characteristics of Science S5CS1 -- Students will be aware of the importance of curiosity, honesty, openness, and skepticism in science and will exhibit these traits in their own efforts to understand how the world works.
GA Science 5 Characteristics of Science S5CS3 -- Students will choose appropriate common materials for making simple mechanical constructions and repairing things.
GA Science 5 Characteristics of Science S5CS3 -- Students will use tools and instruments for observing, measuring, and manipulating objects in scientific activities utilizing safe laboratory procedures.
GA Science 5 Characteristics of Science S5CS8 -- Students will understand important features of the process of scientific inquiry.
GA Science 5 Characteristics of Science S5CS8 -- Students will apply the following to inquiry learning practices: Scientific investigations may take many different forms, including observing what things are like or what is happening somewhere . . . and doing experiments.
GA Science 5 Physical Science S5P3 -- Students will investigate electricity . . .
GA Health Education 6 HE6.1 -- Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
GA Health Education 6 HE6.1c Students will examine how one's surroundings impact health and wellness. Examine how environmental dangers impact personal health and wellness.
GA Health Education 6 HE6.7 -- Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
GA Health Education 6 HE6.8 -- Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health.
GA Health Education 6 HE6.8c Students will plan with others to advocate for healthy lifestyles or choices. Example: Plan with others to make signs promoting safety to place in an elementary school.
GA Science 6 Characteristics of Science S6CS1 -- Students will explore the importance of curiosity, honesty, openness, and skepticism in science and will exhibit these traits in their own efforts to understand how the world works.
GA Science 6 Characteristics of Science S6CS10 -- Students will enhance reading in all curriculum areas by building vocabulary knowledge.
GA Science 6 Characteristics of Science S6CS4 -- Students will estimate the effect of making a change in one part of a system on the system as a whole.
GA Science 6 Characteristics of Science S6CS4 -- Students will use tools and instruments for observing, measuring, and manipulating equipment and materials in scientific activities.
GA Science 6 Characteristics of Science S6CS5 -- Students will use the ideas of system, model, change, and scale in exploring scientific and technological matters.
GA Science 6 Earth Sciences S6E5 -- Students will describe methods for conserving natural resources such as water, soil, and air.
GA Science 6 Earth Sciences S6E6 -- Students will identify renewable and nonrenewable resources.
GA Science 6 Earth Sciences S6E6 -- Students will explain the role of the sun as the major source of energy and its relationship to wind and water energy.
GA Science 6 Earth Sciences S6E6 -- Students will describe various sources of energy and their uses and conservation.