Iowa Core Curriculum for Teachers - YCAMP

Iowa Core Curriculum for Teachers

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Y-Camp Curriculum Map for Iowa Core Standards

Science as inquiry - Grade 3-5
Stream, Ecology, Discovery Hike, Birds

1. Learner poses a question.
    Example:  Is this water clean? What made this track? What is that bird? What else is this track telling us? 
    Why is it here?

2. Learner determines what constitutes evidence.
    Example:  Insect larvae, feather, track, seed, bird/song, food.

3. Learner formulates explanation.
    Example:  Pollution tolerance sheets, brain storm, bird book content.

4. Learner examines resources books, observation, experts’ books, observation, experts BOE

5. Learner forms argument to communicate explanation sharing circle guided practice by instructor group consensus

Earth and Space Iowa Geology - Grade 3-5

1. Understand and apply knowledge Earth models, learning stations of properties and uses of Mohs’ hardness scale, Earth’s materials

2. Understand and apply knowledge convection currents, plate tectonics of processes and changes sedimentary rock formation, glaciers on or in the Earth’s land, oceans, and atmosphere

3. Understand and apply knowledge sediment, sedimentary rock of fossils and the evidence they formation station
provide of past life on Earth

Life Science - Grade 3-5
Habitats, Stream, Ecology, Discovery Hike

1. Understand and apply knowledge of organisms and their
environments including,

-Structures, characteristics and each one, teach one Insect classification protection, capturing adaptations of organisms that allow visit prairie, savanna, characteristics, food, movement,
them to function and survive within forest pond stream sheets, nickel thermoregulation,
their habitats experiment reproduction

-How individual organisms are predation, competition, predation, food chain, presence/absence, influenced by internal and food, water, shelter, food webs awareness
external factors space

-The relationships among living and ecology definition, water quality, dissolved photosynthesis on-living factors in terrestrial and each one, teach one, oxygen, pollution, insects bandanas, water
aquatic ecosystems fire and soil as indicators and runoff

2. Understand and apply plant habitat, caring, clean water, and life important, Tom Brown respect
of environmental fx hunting license, DDT, bioaccumulation, story knowledge stewardship teaching impact on humans

3. Understand and apply pyramid of life web of life, bucket game, knowledge of personal health and wellness issues.

Meal times/free time/closing
moment of science, Activate America, Chief Story, music

Life Science - Grade 3-5
Birds, Owls

1. Understand and apply knowledge of organisms and their environments including,

-Structures, characteristics and dress a bird, bird book, inquiry introduction, adaptations of organisms that allow live red-tailed hawk, live barred owl, them to function and survive within feet and beaks pass around their habitats

-How individual organisms are birding content program content influenced by internal and external factors.

-The relationships among living and factors affecting factors affecting non-living factors in terrestrial and distribution aquatic ecosystems

2. Understand and apply knowledge habitat, plantings, don’t throw food of environmental stewardship RTH responsible choices responsible choices

3. Understand and apply knowledge quality of life, awareness environmental ethics of personal health and wellness issues.

Physical Science - Grade 3-5
Iowa Geology Stream Ecology Tipi principals of waves and sounds trophic levels, properties of water, properties of water Bernoulli’s principal, levers and pulleys

Social Studies
4. History 3-5 Tipi
3. Understand the role of length and size, door direction, culture on the development 4 directions, enter and exit, and maintenance of societies exterior/interior

4. Understand the role of understanding other cultures, individuals and groups within Chief Seattle a society as promoters of change or the status quo

7. Understand the role of Horse introduction, materials upgrade, innovation on the development physics of lift/Bernoulli’s principal and interactions of societies

21st Century Skills - Grades  6-8
Employability. Communities. Challenge course

1. Communicate and work productively Warp speed, whirligig, Ants on a log, Mohawk walk with others, considering different Mission to Mars, trolleys, perspectives and cultural views Path of Life to increase quality of work

2. Adapt and adjust to various roles Warp speed, trolleys, Mohawk walk, Nitro crossing and responsibilities in an Raging river, all aboard environment of change

3. Demonstrate leadership, integrity, Warp speed, trolleys, Spider’s web, Mohawk walk, ethical behavior and social responsibility Mission to Mars, spotting, Low spaghetti, Hereby Jeanie in all environments trust walk, contract

4. Demonstrate initiative, self-direction, all aboard, Path of Life, Ants on a log, Mohawk walk, creativity, and entrepreneurial Apollo 13, Mission to Mars Nitro crossing, Spider’s web thinking while exploring individual talents and skills

5. Demonstrate productivity and Path of Life, Trust walk, Ants on a log, Spider’s web accountability while aspiring to Trolleys meet high expectations

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