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Workshops: Standards

The following are school curriculum themes and topics that align well with the Fleet's workshops.

Each workshop is designed to supplement units of study that work toward meeting the California Science Content Standards and Next Generation Science Standards listed after each title.


 

  NGSS Standards California
Science Standards
Adventurous Architects 2-PS1-3,  3-5-ETS1-1 2-IE-4G,  3-IE-5A,  4-IE-6D
Body Works 4-LS1-1,  MS-LS1-3 5-LS-2B,  5-LS-2C
Chemistry Concepts 5-PS1-3,  5-PS1-4 5-PS-1F
Electric Avenue 3-PS2-3 4-PS-1A,  4-PS-1C
Energy Explorers 4-PS3-2,  MS-PS4-2 3-PS-1A,  3-PS-1B,  3-PS-1C
Engineering by Design* 3-5-ETS1-1, 3-5-ETS1-2, 3-5-ETS1-3 3-IE-5C, 3-IE-5D, 3-IE-5E, 4-IE-6C, 4-IE-6D, 5-IE-6H
Fantastic Forces 3-PS2-1,  3-PS2-2,  5-PS2-1 2-PS-1C,  3-PS-1C
Forces in Action MS-PS2-2 7-IE-7C,  8-PS-1A,  8-PS-2E
Forensic Detectives 5-PS1-3,  MS-PS2-2 4-IE-6F,  5-PS-1F,  6-IE-7E
Habitats 2-LS4-1,  3-LS4-3 K-LS-2A,  1-LS-2A
Insect Inspectors 3-LS4-2 K-LS-2C,  1-LS-2D,  3-LS-3A
Making Sense of It All 2-PS1-1 K-IE-4A
Mars Quest* 3-5-ETS1-1, 3-5-ETS1-2, 3-5-ETS1-3 3-IE-5C, 3-IE-5D, 3-IE-5E, 4-IE-6C, 4-IE-6D, 5-IE-6H
Sensational Solar System MS-ESS1-1,  MS-ESS1-2,  MS-ESS1-3 3-ES-4B,  3-ES-4D,  5-ES-5B
Simple Machines K-2-ETS1-2 2-PS-1C,  2-PS-1D
Sound Science 1-PS4-1 2-PS-1G,  3-PS-1D
States of Matter 2-PS1-1 K-PS-1B,  K-PS-1C
Superhero Genetics MS-LS3-1 6-IE-7C,  7-LS-2D
Weather Watchers K-ESS2-1 K-ES-3B,  1-ES-3A,  1-ES-3C

*Denotes Supersized Science Workshops: 90-minutes long; special pricing applies.


Adventurous Architects

Engineering

Investigation and Experimentation: engineering design process, making things strong/ stable

 

Body Works

Life Science: Body systems, digestion, circulation, muscles

Investigation and Experimentation: developing questions, planning and conducting investigations, measuring, drawing conclusions, following instructions


Chemistry Concepts

Physical Science: properties of matter, atoms and molecules, elements, chemical reactions

Investigation and Experimentation: Observing, predicting, developing questions, planning and conducting investigations, identifying variables


Electric Avenue

Physical Science: Electricity, magnetism, electromagnetism

Investigation and Experimentation: Formulating predictions, conducting multiple trials, measuing, drawing conclusions


Energy Explorers

Physical Sciences: motion, electricity, solar power, chemical reactions, transfer/ conversion of energy

Investigation and Experimentation: measurement, conducting experiments 


Engineering by Design

Physical Sciences: Engineering, Design process

Investigation and Experimentation: asking questions and defining problems, planning and carrying out investigations, constructing explanations and designing solutions


Fantastic Forces/ Forces in Action 

Physical Science: motion, velocity, balanced/ unbalanced forces, vectors

Investigation and Experimentation: Plan and conduct scientific investigation, evaluate data, variable, apply mathematical relationships 


Forensic Detectives

Physical Science: chemistry, 

Investigation and Experimentation: Obsevations, planning and conducting investigations, drawing conclusions, constructing explanations, obtaining, evaluating and communicating information


Habitats

Life Science: Plants, animals, similarities and differences, structures, adaptations, environments, life cycles, variations, characteristics

Investigation and Experimentation: observing, predicting, comparing and sorting common objects, communicate observations, performing investigations, recording data, following instructions


Insect Inspectors

Life Science: life cycle, characteristics, variations, structures, adaptations, animals, similarities and differences 

Investigation and Experimentation: performing investigations, observation, compare and contrast


Making Sense of it All

Physical Science: properties of materials

Investigation and Experimentation: observing, using five senses, describing comparing and sorting, communication of information


Mars Quest

Earth Science: planets, sediment

Physical Science: robotics   

Investigation and Experimentation: performing investigations, observation, compare and contrast, problem solving, team building


Sensational Solar System

Physical Science: Light, energy

Earth Science: Moon, lunar cycle, planets, orbits, sun 

Investigation and Experimentation: Making predictions, repeating observations, using numerical data, collecting and analyzing data


Simple Machines

Physical Science: Motion, forces, machines 

Investigation and Experimentation: making predictions, measurement, comparing and sorting, following instructions


Sound Science

Physical Science: sound, vibrations, pitch, tone, rhythm 

Investigation and Experimentation: performing investigations, observation, compare and contrast


 

States of Matter

Physical Science: properties of matter, atoms, molecules 

Investigation and Experimentation: performing investigations, observation, developing questions


 

Superhero Genetics

Life Science: genotype, phenotype, characteristics, variations, structures, adaptations, animals, similarities and differences 

Investigation and Experimentation: performing investigations, observation, compare and contrast, punnet squares


 

Weather Watchers

Physical Science: states of matter, changing properties of substances

Earth Science: measuring weather conditions, temperature, sun 

Investigation and Experimentation: drawing pictures, recording observations, repeating observations