Select the Full Option Science System (FOSS) you
wish to assess, then click on the "Show Assessment Chart" submit
button to view a chart of the the tasks that are intended to meet
the standards you have selected.
FOSS Structures of Life Module. Introduces students
to a selected organisms (plants and crayfish) as they continue
to study these organisms' responses to environmental changes
(3-4.1). FOSS Sound Module. Introduces students to the properties
of sounds (3-4.2). FOSS Earth Materials Module.Builds on the Pebbles,
Sand and Silt module by introducing students to the concepts
of rocks and minerals. Aspects of composition and decomposition
and simple tests are also introduced (3-4.3). FOSS Measurement Module. Introduces tools for metric
measures; linear, volume, temperature, weight (mass) (3-4.4). FOSS Human Body Module. Introduces students to the
structure and function of the muscular-skeletal system (3-4.5). FOSS Magnetism/Electricity Module. Introduces students
to the properties of magnetism and electricity, including
electromagnetism. Students use their experience with electromagnetism
to design a telegraph (3-4.6). FOSS Water Module.Builds on Solids and Liquids Module
by introducing students to more advanced ideas related to
the properties of water, including evaporation and condensation.
Includes math and graphing techniques (3-4.7). FOSS Ideas and Inventions Module.Introduces tools
for discovering patterns not easily seen (e.g., chromatography).