Colorado Academic Standards in Science
Colorado
This alignment guide shows how KnowAtom’s integrated model of science curriculum is designed for Colorado’s Academic Standards for Science.

Phenomena Based Lessons Aligned to Colorado Academic Standards in Science

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Science Lesson State Standards State ID Grades Performance Expectation
Earth and Moon Patterns CO Colorado Academic Standards in Science 1-ESS1-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Use observations of the sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted.

Sun Position and Shadow Patterns CO Colorado Academic Standards in Science 1-ESS1-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Use observations of the sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted.

Seasonal Temperatures and Water Cycles CO Colorado Academic Standards in Science 1-ESS1-2 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Make observations at different times of year to relate the amount of daylight to the time of year.

Seasonal Patterns CO Colorado Academic Standards in Science 1-ESS1-2 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Make observations at different times of year to relate the amount of daylight to the time of year.

Engineering Dams CO Colorado Academic Standards in Science 1-LS1-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Engineering Litter Collectors CO Colorado Academic Standards in Science 1-LS1-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Bird Beak Structure and Function CO Colorado Academic Standards in Science 1-LS1-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Ant Behavior and Food CO Colorado Academic Standards in Science 1-LS1-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Insect Anatomy - Structure and Function CO Colorado Academic Standards in Science 1-LS1-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Plant Structures CO Colorado Academic Standards in Science 1-LS1-1 [{id=111674358580, createdAt=1681899818338, updatedAt=1681899820544, 1='{type=string, value=1}'}] 1

Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

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Phenomena Based Lessons Aligned to Colorado Academic Standards in Science.

Science Lesson : Earth and Moon Patterns
State: CO
Standards: Colorado Academic Standards in Science
Performance Expectation:

Use observations of the sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted.

State: CO
Standards: Colorado Academic Standards in Science
Performance Expectation:

Use observations of the sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted.

State: CO
Standards: Colorado Academic Standards in Science
Performance Expectation:

Make observations at different times of year to relate the amount of daylight to the time of year.

Science Lesson : Seasonal Patterns
State: CO
Standards: Colorado Academic Standards in Science
Performance Expectation:

Make observations at different times of year to relate the amount of daylight to the time of year.

Science Lesson : Engineering Dams
State: CO
Standards: Colorado Academic Standards in Science
Performance Expectation:

Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

State: CO
Standards: Colorado Academic Standards in Science
Performance Expectation:

Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

State: CO
Standards: Colorado Academic Standards in Science
Performance Expectation:

Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Science Lesson : Ant Behavior and Food
State: CO
Standards: Colorado Academic Standards in Science
Performance Expectation:

Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

State: CO
Standards: Colorado Academic Standards in Science
Performance Expectation:

Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Science Lesson : Plant Structures
State: CO
Standards: Colorado Academic Standards in Science
Performance Expectation:

Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

This alignment guide shows how KnowAtom’s integrated model of science curriculum is designed for Colorado’s Academic Standards for Science.
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Standards citation: NGSS Lead States. 2013. Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. Neither WestEd nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of this product, and do not endorse it.