Fourth Grade

Applicable Content Standards and Relevant Exhibits

Health Education
Injury Prevention and Safety:
1.1.5. S. Explain what to do if someone is poisoned (e.g., by household cleaning or paint products): call 9-1-1, a poison control center, or other local emergency number. (Emergency Services Room)

Accessing Valid Information:
3.2. S. Demonstrate how to access emergency services and communicate effectively with emergency personnel. (Emergency Services Room)
3.5. S. Demonstrate how to dial 9-1-1 or other emergency numbers and how to provide appropriate information. (Emergency Services Room)

Physical Science
1. E. Students know electrically charged objects attract or repel each other. (Magnetic area)
1. F. Students know that magnets have two poles (north and south) and that like poles repel each other while unlike poles attract each other. (Magnetic Area)

Life Sciences
2. B. Students know producers and consumers (herbivores, carnivores, omnivores, and decomposers) are related in food chains and food webs and may compete with each other for resources in an ecosystem. (Nature Area)
3. B. Students know that in any particular environment, some kinds of plants and animals survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all. (Nature Area)

Earth Sciences
4. A. Students know how to differentiate among igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks by referring to their properties and methods of formation (the rock cycle). (Gem and Mineral area)
4. B. Students know how to identify common rock-forming minerals (including quartz, calcite, feldspar, mica, and hornblende) and ore minerals by using a table of diagnostic properties. (Gem and Mineral Area)

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