Tennessee Curriculum Guidelines

Curriculum Guidelines – Exhibits

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GLE 0007.T/E.1 Recognize that both natural materials and human-made tools have specific characteristics that determine their use
GLE 0007.T/E.2 Apply engineering design and creative thinking to solve practical problems
GLE 0107.T/E.1 Recognize that both natural materials and human-made tools have specific characteristics that determine their use
GLE 0107.T/E.2 Apply engineering design and creative thinking to solve practical problems
GLE 0207.T/E.1 Recognize that both natural materials and human-made tools have specific characteristics that determine their use
GLE 0207.T/E.2 Apply engineering design and creative thinking to solve practical problems
GLE 0307.T/E.1 Describe how tools, technology, and inventions help to answer questions and solve problems
GLE 0307.T/E.3 Identify appropriate materials, tools, and machines that can extend or enhance the ability to solve a specified problem
GLE 0407.T/E.1 Describe how tools, technology, and inventions help to answer questions and solve problems
GLE 0407.T/E.3 Identify appropriate materials, tools, and machines that can extend or enhance the ability to solve a specified problem.
GLE 0507.T/E.1 Describe how tools, technology, and inventions help to answer questions and solve problems
GLE 0507.T/E.3 Identify appropriate materials, tools, and machines that can extend or enhance the ability to solve a specified problem

Get Moving!
GLE 0007.Inq.1 Observe the world of familiar objects using the senses and tools
GLE 0007.T/E.1 Recognize that both natural materials and human-made tools have specific characteristics that determine their use
GLE 0107.Inq.1 Observe the world of familiar objects using the senses and tools
GLE 0107.T/E.1 Recognize that both natural materials and human-made tools have specific characteristics that determine their use
GLE 0207.Inq.1 Observe the world of familiar objects using the senses and tools
GLE 0207.T/E.1 Recognize that both natural materials and human-made tools have specific characteristics that determine their uses
GLE 0307.T/E.1 Describe how tools, technology, and inventions help to answer questions and solve problems
GLE 0307.T/E.2 Recognize that new tools, technology, and inventions are always being developed
GLE 0407.T/E.1 Describe how tools, technology, and inventions help to answer questions and solve problems
GLE 0407.T/E.2 Recognize that new tools, technology, and inventions are always being developed
GLE 0507.T/E.1 Describe how tools, technology, and inventions help to answer questions and solve problems
GLE 0507.T/E.2 Recognize that new tools, technology, and inventions are always being developed

WKID-TV
GLE 0007.T/E.1 Recognize that both natural materials and human-made tools have specific characteristics that determine their use
GLE 0007.8.2 Collect daily weather data at different times of the year
GLE 0107.T/E.1 Recognize that both natural materials and human-made tools have specific characteristics that determine their use
GLE 0107.8.1 Gather and interpret daily weather data
GLE 0107.12.1 Investigate materials that are attracted to magnets
GLE 0207.T/E.1 Recognize that both natural materials and human-made tools have specific characteristics that determine their uses
GLE 0207.8.1 Associate temperature patterns with seasonal changes
GLE 0207.12.1 Experiment with magnets to determine that objects can move without being touched
GLE 0307.T/E.1 Describe how tools, technology, and inventions help to answer questions and solve problems
GLE 0307.8.1 Recognize that that there are a variety of atmospheric conditions that can be measured
GLE 0307.12.1 Explore how magnets attract objects made of certain metals.
GLE 0407.T/E.1 Describe how tools, technology, and inventions help to answer questions and solve problems
GLE 0407.8.1 Recognize the major components of the water cycle
GLE 0407.12.1 Explore the interactions between magnets
GLE 0507.T/E.1 Describe how tools, technology, and inventions help to answer questions and solve problems
GLE 0507.8.1 Analyze and predict how major landforms and bodies of water affect atmospheric conditions
GLE 0507.12.3 Provide examples of how forces can act at a distance

Ark
GLE 0007.Inq.1 Observe the world of familiar objects using the senses and tools
GLE 0007.2.2 Know that people interact with their environment through their senses
GLE 0007.5.1 Compare the basic features of plants and animals.
GLE 0107.Inq.1 Observe the world of familiar objects using the senses and tools
GLE 0107.1.1 Recognize that living things have parts that work together
GLE 0107.5.1 Investigate how plants and animals can be grouped according to their habitats
GLE 0207.Inq.1 Observe the world of familiar objects using the senses and tools
GLE 0207.1.1 Recognize that plants and animals are made up of smaller parts and use food, water, and air to survive
GLE 0207.2.1 Investigate the habitats of different kinds of local plants and animals.
GLE 0207.2.2 Investigate living things found in different places
GLE 0207.3.1 Recognize that animals eat plants or other animals for food
GLE 0207.5.1 Investigate the relationship between an animal’s characteristics and the features of the environment where it lives
GLE 0307.3.1 Describe how animals use food to obtain energy and materials for growth and repair
GLE 0307.5.1 Explore the relationship between an organism’s characteristics and its ability to survive in a particular environment
GLE 0407.3.2 Investigate different ways that organisms meet their energy needs
GLE 0407.5.1 Analyze physical and behavioral adaptations that enable organisms to survive in their environment
GLE 0507.2.1 Investigate different nutritional relationships among organisms in an ecosystem
GLE 0507.5.1 Investigate physical characteristics associated with different groups of animals.

Amazing Me

Operation table
PreK-2 Health Standard 3: The student will understand the role of body systems as related to healthy living.
3-5 Health Standard 3: The student will understand the role of body systems as related to healthy living

Ophelia the bionic skeleton
PreK-2 Health Standard 3: The student will understand the role of body systems as related to healthy living.
3-5 Health Standard 3: The student will understand the role of body systems as related to healthy living.

Pin Wall
PreK-2 Health Standard 3: The student will understand the role of body systems as related to healthy living.
3-5 Health Standard 3: The student will understand the role of body systems as related to healthy living.

Kaleidoscope
PreK-2 Health Standard 3: The student will understand the role of body systems as related to healthy living.
3-5 Health Standard 3: The student will understand the role of body systems as related to healthy living.

Kindermart
PreK-2 Health Standard 1: The student will demonstrate the ability to implement decision making and goal setting skills to promote his/her personal health and wellness, thereby enhancing quality of life for himself/herself and those around him/her.
3-5 Health Standard 1: The student will demonstrate the ability to implement decision making and goal setting skills to promote his/her personal health and wellness, thereby enhancing quality of life for himself/herself and those around him/her
PreK-2 Health Standard 5: The student will understand the relationship of nutrition to healthy living
3-5 Health Standard 5: The student will understand the relationship of nutrition to healthy living
K.CC 4. Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities; connect counting to cardinality
K.MD 3. Classify objects into given categories; count the numbers of objects in each category and sort the categories by count

Ft. Adventure
PreK-2 Health Standard 4: The student will understand the relationship of physical activity and rest to healthy living
3-5 Health Standard 4: The student will understand the relationship of physical activity and rest to healthy living
K-2 Physical Education 1.1.1 recognize and demonstrate basic locomotor skills
K-2 Physical Education 2.1.1 use concepts of body and space awareness in a variety of ways
K-2 Physical Education 3.1.2 participate in a variety of locomotor, non-locomotor and manipulative activities
K-2 Physical Education 3.2.2 engage in regular daily physical activity outside the classroom
K-2 Physical Education 4.2.3 support body weight for climbing, hanging, and momentarily taking weight on hands
3-5 Physical Education 3.1.2 participate in individual and small group activities in structured and non-structured physical activity settings

Theater On Main
K-2 Physical Education 1.2.9 participate in a wide variety of rhythmic activities that involve locomotion, non-locomotion, and the manipulation of various objects
K-2 Physical Education 1.2.17 perform a movement sequence using a variety of body parts which combine the skills of balancing and weight transfer
K-2 Physical Education 2.1.1 use concepts of body and space awareness in a variety of ways
K-2 Physical Education 3.1.2 participate in a variety of locomotor, non-locomotor and manipulative activities
3-5 Physical Education 1.3.2 design, refine and perform individual and group dances using effort qualities and combinations of skills

Music K-5 Standard 3.0 Improvising: Students will improvise melodies, variations, and accompaniments
Music K-5 Standard 4.0 Composing: Students will compose and arrange music within specified guidelines
GLE 0007.Inq.1 Observe the world of familiar objects using the senses and tools.
GLE 0107.Inq.1 Observe the world of familiar objects using the senses and tools
GLE 0207.Inq.1 Observe the world of familiar objects using the senses and tools.
GLE 0207.11.1 Investigate how vibrating objects produce sound.
GLE 0207.11.2 Classify sounds according to their loudness and pitch.
GLE 0307.11.3 Investigate how the pitch and volume of a sound can be changed.

Totally Tots
PreK Physical Education 1.2.15 demonstrate balance using a combination of body parts
PreK Physical Education 3.1.3 engage in a variety of locomotor activities during leisure time

Down on the Farm
GLE 0007.T/E.1 Recognize that both natural materials and human-made tools have specific characteristics that determine their use
GLE 0107.T/E.1 Recognize that both natural materials and human-made tools have specific characteristics that determine their use
GLE 0207.T/E.1 Recognize that both natural materials and human-made tools have specific characteristics that determine their uses
GLE 0207.10.1 Explain why the sun is the primary source of the earth’s energy.
GLE 0307.T/E.1 Describe how tools, technology, and inventions help to answer questions and solve problems.
GLE 0307.3.1 Describe how animals use food to obtain energy and materials for growth and repair
GLE 0407.T/E.1 Describe how tools, technology, and inventions help to answer questions and solve problems
GLE 0407.3.1 Demonstrate that plants require light energy to grow and survive.
GLE 0407.3.2 Investigate different ways that organisms meet their energy needs
GLE 0507.T/E.1 Describe how tools, technology, and inventions help to answer questions and solve problems.
GLE 0507.3.1 Demonstrate how all living things rely on the process of photosynthesis to obtain energy.

Wings
GLE 0007.11.1 Explore different ways that objects move
GLE 0107.11.1 Investigate how forces (push, pull) can move an object or change its direction

Bubble Tables
GLE 0007.Inq.1 Observe the world of familiar objects using the senses and tools
GLE 0007.9.1 Describe an object by its observable properties
GLE 0107.Inq.1 Observe the world of familiar objects using the senses and tools
GLE 0207.Inq.1 Observe the world of familiar objects using the senses and tools
GLE 0207.9.3 Recognize that air takes up space

Kids Bank & Credit Union
2.MD 8. Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately.

Frozen Shadows
GLE 0007.Inq.1 Observe the world of familiar objects using the senses and tools
GLE 0107.Inq.1 Observe the world of familiar objects using the senses and tools
GLE 0207.Inq.1 Observe the world of familiar objects using the senses and tools
GLE 0307.Inq.1 Explore different scientific phenomena by asking questions, making logical predictions, planning investigations, and recording data
GLE 0407.Inq.1 Explore different scientific phenomena by asking questions, making logical predictions, planning investigations, and recording data
GLE 0507.Inq.1 Explore different scientific phenomena by asking questions, making logical predictions, planning investigations, and recording data

Coal Mine
GLE 0007.7.2 Recognize that some objects aremanmade and that some occur naturally.
GLE 0107.7.1 Realize that water, rocks, soil, living organisms, and man-made objects make up the earth’s surface
GLE 0207.7.2 Describe rocks according to their origin, size, shape, texture, and color.
GLE 0207.7.3 Differentiate between renewable and non–renewable resources
GLE 0307.7.2 Recognize that rocks can be composed of one or more minerals
GLE 0307.7.3 Distinguish between natural and man-made objects.
GLE 0407.7.2 Evaluate how some earth materials can be used to solve human problems and enhance the quality of life

Art Studio
K-5 Art Standard 1.0 Media, Techniques, and Processes: Students will understand and apply media, techniques, and processes
K-5 Art Standard 4.0 Historical and Cultural Relationships: Students will understand the visual arts in relation to history and cultures

Learn more about each learning standard: http://state.tn.us/education/ci/curriculum.shtml

Curriculum Guidelines – Programs

Can You Hear Me Now? (Sound)
(K) GLE 0007.Inq.1, GLE 0007.Inq.2, GLE 0007.Inq.3, GLE 0007.2.2
(1) GLE 0107.Inq.1, GLE 0107.Inq.2, GLE 0107.Inq.3
(2) GLE 0207.Inq.1, GLE 0207.Inq.2, GLE 0207.Inq.3, GLE 0207.11.1, GLE 0207.11.2
(3) GLE 0307.Inq.2, GLE 0307.11.3
(4) GLE 0407.Inq.1, GLE 0407.Inq.2
(5) GLE 0507.Inq.1, GLE 0507.Inq.2

Do You See What “Eye” See? (Optics)
(K) GLE 0007.Inq.1, GLE 0007.Inq.2, GLE 0007.Inq.3, GLE 0007.2.2
(1) GLE 0107.Inq.1, GLE 0107.Inq.2, GLE 0107.Inq.3
(2) GLE 0307.Inq.2, GLE 0207.Inq.1, GLE 0207.Inq.2, GLE 0207.Inq.3
(4) GLE 0407.Inq.1, GLE 0407.Inq.2
(5) GLE 0507.Inq.1, GLE 0507.Inq.2

Eruption! (Volcanoes)
(K) GLE 0007.Inq.2, GLE 0007.Inq.3
(1) GLE 0107.7.1
(2) GLE 0207.7.1, GLE 0207.7.2
(3) GLE 0307.Inq.2, GLE 0307.7.1, GLE 0307.7.2
(4) GLE 0407.Inq.1, GLE 0407.Inq.2, GLE 0407.7.1
(5) GLE 0507.Inq.1, GLE 0507.Inq.2, GLE 0507.7.1, GLE 0507.8.1

Give Me 5! (The 5 Senses)
(K) GLE 0007.Inq.1, GLE 0007.Inq.2, GLE 0007.Inq.3, GLE 0007.2.2
(1) GLE 0107.Inq.1, GLE 0107.Inq.2, GLE 0107.Inq.3
(2) GLE 0207.Inq.1, GLE 0207.Inq.2, GLE 0207.Inq.3, GLE 0207.11.1
(3) GLE 0307.Inq.2
(4) GLE 0407.Inq.1, GLE 0407.Inq.2
(5) GLE 0507.Inq.1, GLE 0507.Inq.2

Magnetic Attraction (Magnets)
(K) GLE 0007.11.1
(1) GLE 0107.T/E.1, GLE 0107.12.1, GLE 0107.11.1
(2) GLE 0207.T/E.1, GLE 0207.12.1
(3) GLE 0307.Inq.2, GLE 0307.11.1, GLE 0307.12.1
(4) GLE 0407.Inq.1, GLE 0407.Inq.2, GLE 0407.12.1
(5) GLE 0507.Inq.1, GLE 0507.Inq.2

Mr. Stuffee’s Lunch (Digestion)
(K-2) HPE 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
(3-5) HPE 3.1, 3.2, 3.3

Mr. Stuffee Eats a Rainbow (Nutrition)
(K-2) HPE 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 3.3, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3
(3-5) HPE 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 3.3, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3

Splendiferous Surface Tension (Surface Tension of Water)
(K) GLE 0007.Inq.2, GLE 0007.Inq.3
(1) GLE 0107.Inq.2, GLE 0107.Inq.3
(4) GLE 0407.Inq.1, GLE 0407.Inq.2
(5) GLE 0507.Inq.1, GLE 0507.Inq.2

Think Like an Egyptian (Simple Machines)
(K)GLE 0007.T/E.1, GLE 0007.T/E.2
(1) GLE 0107.T/E.1, GLE 0107.T/E.2, GLE 0107.11.1
(2) GLE 0207.T/E.1, GLE 0207.T/E.2
(3) GLE 0307.Inq.2, GLE 0307.T/E.1, GLE 0307.T/E.2, GLE 0307.T/E.3, GLE 0307.T/E.4 GLE 0307.11.1
(4) GLE 0407.Inq.1, GLE 0407.Inq.2, GLE 0407.T/E.1, GLE 0407.T/E.2, GLE 0407.T/E.3, GLE 0407.T/E.4
(5) GLE 0507.Inq.1, GLE 0507.Inq.2, GLE 0507.T/E.1, GLE 0507.T/E.2, GLE 0507.T/E.3, GLE 0507.T/E.4