STARBASE Oklahoma
Objectives Crosswalk
Oklahoma 5th Grade
Common State Standards (CSS)
2015-2016
Science Standards Bundled by Common Concept
Interaction of Matter
5-PS1-1 Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen. Day 2: Molecular Models
 
5-PS1-2 Measure & graph quantities to provide evidence that, regardless of the type of change that offers when heating, cooling, or mixing substances, the total weight of matter is conserved. Day 4: Physical & Chemical Change
Reactions & Properties of Matter
5-PS1-3 Make observations & measurements to identify materials based on their properties. Day 1: Metric Measurement
Day 2: Atmospheric Properties
Day 3: Nanotechnology
 
5-PS1-4 Conduct an investigation to determine whether the mixing of two or more substances results in new substances. Day 4: Physical & Chemical Change
Day 5: Chromatography
Flow of Matter & Energy
5-LS1-1 Support an argument that plants get the materials they need for growth chiefly from air & water.  
 
5-LS2-1 Develop a model to describe the movement of matter among plants, animals, decomposers, and the environment.  
 
5-PS3-1 Use models to describe that energy in animal's food (used for body repair, growth, motion, and to maintain body warmth) was once energy from the sun.  
Water Systems & Earth Materials
5-ESS2-1 Develop a model to describe ways the geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and/or atmosphere interact.  
 
5-ESS2-2 Describe and graph the amounts and percentages of water and fresh water in various reservoirs to provide evidence about the distribution of water on Earth.  
Sun, Moon, Stars, & Earth
5-ESS1-1 Support an argument that differences in the apparent brightness of the sun compared to other stars is due to their relative distances from the Earth.  
 
5-ESS1-2 Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patters of daily changes in length & direction of shadows, day & night, and the seasonal appearance of some stars in the night sky. Day 5: Navigation & Mapping
 
5-PS2-1 Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by the Earth is directed down. Day 1: Newton'’'s Laws of Motion
Day 2: Bernoulli'’'s Principle
Day 2: Atmospheric Properties
Human Interactions on Ecosystems & Earth
5-LS2-2 Use models to explain factors that upset stability of local ecosystems.  
 
5-ESS3-1 Obtain & combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the Earth's resources & environment. Day 5: Renewable/Non-Renewable Resources

Oklahoma Academic Standards for Mathematics
Numbers & Operations
5.N.1 Divide multi-digit numbers and solve real-world and mathematical problems using arithmetic.
5.N.1.1 Estimate solutions to division problems in order to assess the reasonableness of results. N/A
 
5.N.1.2 Divide multi-digit numbers, by one- and two-digit divisors, using efficient and generalizable procedures, based on knowledge of place value, including standard algorithms. N/A
 
5.N.1.3 Recognize that quotients can be represented in a variety of ways, including a whole number with a remainder, a fraction or mixed number, or a decimal and consider the context in which a problem is situated to select and interpret the most useful form of the quotient for the solution. Day 2: Atmospheric Properties
 
5.N.1.4 Solve real-world and mathematical problems requiring addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of multi-digit whole numbers. Use various strategies, including the inverse relationships between operations, the use of technology, and the context of the problem to assess the reasonableness of results. Day 1: Metric Measurement
Day 2: Atmospheric Properties
Day 2: Engineering Design Process
5.N.2 Read, write, represent, and compare fractions and decimals; recognize and write equivalent fractions; convert between fractions and decimals; use fractions and decimals in real-world and mathematical situations.
5.N.2.1 Represent decimal fractions (e.g., 1/10, 1/100 ) using a variety of models (e.g., 10 by 10 grids, rational number wheel, base-ten blocks, meter stick) and make connections between fractions and decimals. Day 1: Metric Measurement; Data Analysis (rocket launch)
Day 4: Numbers & Number Relationships
 
5.N.2.2 Represent, read and write decimals using place value to describe decimal numbers including fractional numbers as small as thousandths and whole numbers as large as millions. Day 1: Metric Measurement; Data Analysis
Day 2: Atmospheric Properties
Day 3: Nanotechnology (Powers of 10)
Day 4: Numbers & Number Relationships; Scientific Notation
 
5.N.2.3 Compare and order fractions and decimals, including mixed numbers and fractions less than one, and locate on a number line. Day 1: Metric Measurement
Day 3: Circuit Board Geometry
 
5.N.2.4 Recognize and generate equivalent decimals, fractions, mixed numbers, and fractions less than one in various contexts. Day 2: Atmospheric Properties
Day 4: Numbers & Number Relationships
5.N.3 Add and subtract fractions with like and unlike denominators, mixed numbers and decimals to solve real-world and mathematical problems.
5.N.3.1 Estimate sums and differences of fractions with like and unlike denominators, mixed numbers, and decimals to assess the reasonableness of the results. N/A
 
5.N.3.2 Illustrate addition and subtraction of fractions with like and unlike denominators, mixed numbers, and decimals using a variety of representations (e.g., fraction strips, area models, number lines, fraction rods). N/A
 
5.N.3.3 Add and subtract fractions with like and unlike denominators, mixed numbers, and decimals, using efficient and generalizable procedures, including but not limited to standard algorithms in order to solve real-world and mathematical problems including those involving money, measurement, geometry, and data. N/A
 
5.N.3.4 Find 0.1 more than a number and 0.1 less than a number. Find 0.01 more than a number and 0.01 less than a number. Find 0.001 more than a number and 0.001 less than a number. N/A
Algebraic Reasoning and Algebra
5.A.1 Describe and graph patterns of change created through numerical patterns.
5.A.1.1 Use tables and rules of up to two operations to describe patterns of change and make predictions and generalizations about real-world and mathematical problems. Day 1: Metric Measurement; Newton's Laws of Motion; Data Analysis
Day 4: Warm Ups & Cool Downs
 
5.A.1.2 Use a rule or table to represent ordered pairs of whole numbers and graph these ordered pairs on a coordinate plane, identifying the origin and axes in relation to the coordinates. Day 1: Data Analysis
Day 3: Circuit Board Geometry
Day 4: Warm Ups & Cool Downs
5.A.2 Understand and interpret expressions, equations, and inequalities involving variables and whole numbers, and use them to represent and evaluate real-world and mathematical problems.
5.A.2.1 Generate equivalent numerical expressions and solve problems involving whole numbers by applying the commutative, associative, and distributive properties and order of operations (no exponents). Day 1: Newton's 3 Laws of Motion
 
5.A.2.2 Determine whether an equation or inequality involving a variable is true or false for a given value of the variable. Day 1: Newton's 3 Laws of Motion
 
5.A.2.3 Evaluate expressions involving variables when values for the variables are given. Day 1: Newton's 3 Laws of Motion
Geometry and Measurement
5.GM.1 Describe, classify, and draw representations of two- and three-dimensional figures.
5.GM.1.1 Describe, classify and construct triangles, including equilateral, right, scalene, and isosceles triangles. Recognize triangles in various contexts. N/A
 
5.GM.1.2 Describe and classify three-dimensional figures including cubes, rectangular prisms, and pyramids by the number of edges, faces or vertices as well as the shapes of faces. Days 3 & 4: 3-D Computer-Aided Design
 
5.GM.1.3 Recognize and draw a net for a three-dimensional figure (e.g., cubes, rectangular prisms, pyramids). Days 3 & 4: 3-D Computer-Aided Design
5.GM.2 Understand how the volume of rectangular prisms and surface area of shapes with polygonal faces are determined by the dimensions of the object and that shapes with varying dimensions can have equivalent values of surface area or volume.
5.GM.2.1 Recognize that the volume of rectangular prisms can be determined by the number of cubes (n) and by the product of the dimensions of the prism (axbxc=n). Know that rectangular prisms of different dimensions (p, q and r) can have the same volume if axbxc=pxqxr=n. Day 1: Metric Measurement
 
5.GM.2.2 Recognize that the surface area of a three-dimensional figure with rectangular faces with whole numbered edges can be found by finding the area of each component of the net of that figure. Know that three-dimensional shapes of different dimensions can have the same surface area. N/A
 
5.GM.2.3 Find the perimeter of polygons and create arguments for reasonable values for the perimeter of shapes that include curves. N/A
5.GM.3 Understand angle and length as measurable attributes of real-world and mathematical objects. Use various tools to measure angles and lengths.
5.GM.3.1 Measure and compare angles according to size. Day 1: Data Analysis
 
5.GM.3.2 Choose an appropriate instrument and measure the length of an object to the nearest whole centimeter or 1/16-inch. Day 1: Metric Measurement; Data Analysis
 
5.GM.3.3 Recognize and use the relationship between inches, feet, and yards to measure and compare objects. Day 1: Metric Measurement
 
5.GM.3.4 Recognize and use the relationship between millimeters, centimeters, and meters to measure and compare objects. Day 1: Metric Measurement; Rocketry
Day 4: Numbers & Number Relationships
Data and Probability
5.D.1 Display and analyze data to find the range and measures of central tendency (mean, median, and mode).
5.D.1.1 Find the measures of central tendency (mean, median, or mode) and range of a set of data. Understand that the mean is a “leveling out” or central balance point of the data. Day 4: Pop Goes the Fizz (Optional)
 
5.D.1.2 Create and analyze line and double-bar graphs with whole numbers, fractions, and decimals increments. Day 1: Metric Measurement; Rocketry
Day 2: Atmospheric Properties
Day 4: Warm Ups & Cool Downs

NOTE: The Top Secret Mission- Search & Rescue Hawaii activity also supports the following Grade 4 and 6 Social Studies Standards:

Grade 4
• Content Standard 1.1
• Content Standard 1.2
• Content Standard 1.3
• Content Standard 1.5

Grade 6
• Content Standard 1.2
• Content Standard 1.3
• Content Standard 3.1


The STARBASE curriculum has been developed following the principals of Inquiry-Based education. The following Oklahoma 5th Grade PASS Objectives are infused through the instruction and student experiments/activities:

Language Arts
• Standard 1: Vocabulary
• Standard 3: Comprehension/Critical Literacy
• Standard 5: Research & Information

Oral Language/Listening & Speaking
• Standard 1: Listening
• Standard 2: Speaking
• Standard 3: Group Interaction

Information Literacy
• Information Literacy Standard 1, Standard 2, and Standard 3
• Independent Learning Standard 6
• Social Responsibility Standard 9