LSD Unit:   2c       Michigan Curriculum Framework (2000)       "Using" Science Benchmarks

IV.1.e.3


LSD Units
 
2c
3b
3c
4b
5b

Identify forms of energy associated with common phenomena.
Key concepts: Heat, light, sound, food energy, energy of motion, electricity (see PCM-IV.2 e.1 about heat, PWV-IV.4 e.1-4 about light and sound, PME-IV.1 e.4 about electricity, LEC-III.5 e.2 about energy from food).
Real-world contexts: Appropriate selection of energy and phenomena, such as appliances like a toaster or iron that use electricity, sun's heat to melt chocolate, water wheels, wind-up toys, warmth of sun on skin, windmills, music from guitar, simple electrical circuits with batteries, bulbs and bells.

IV.3.e.1


LSD Units
 
1a
2c
3c

Describe or compare motions of common objects in terms of speed and direction.
Key concepts: Words - east, west, north, south, right, left, up, down. Speed words - fast, slow, faster, slower.
Real-world contexts: Motions of familiar objects in two dimensions, including rolling or thrown balls, wheeled vehicles, sliding objects.

IV.4.e.1


LSD Units
 
2c

Describe sounds in terms of their properties.
Key concepts: Properties: pitch - high, low. Loudness - loud, soft.
Real-world contexts: Sound from common sources, such as musical instruments, radio, television, animal sounds, thunder, human voices.

IV.4.e.2


LSD Units
 
2c

Explain how sounds are made.
Key concepts: Vibrations - fast, slow, large, small.
Real-world contexts: Sounds from common sources, such as musical instruments, radio, television, animal sounds, thunder, human voices.