5-PS1-3 Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties.
Clarification Statement: Examples of materials to be identified could include baking soda and other powders, metals, minerals, and liquids. Examples of properties could include color, hardness, reflectivity, electrical conductivity, thermal conductivity, response to magnetic forces, and solubility; density is not intended as an identifiable property.
Assesssment Boundary: Assessment does not include density or distinguishing mass and weight.
Crosscutting Concept: Scale, Proportion, and Quantity