Common Core Basics

This correlation lists the recommended Gizmos for this textbook. Click any Gizmo title below for more information.

1: Human Body and Health

1.2: Digestive, Respiratory, Excretory and Circulatory Systems

Circulatory System
Digestive System

1.4: Health and Disease

Disease Spread

2: Life Functions and Energy Intake

2.1: Flowering Plants

Flower Pollination
Growing Plants
Photosynthesis Lab
Pollination: Flower to Fruit

2.2: Respiration

Cell Energy Cycle

3: Ecosystems

3.1: Ecosystems

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
Forest Ecosystem
Plants and Snails
Pond Ecosystem
Prairie Ecosystem

3.2: Carrying Capacity

Food Chain
Rabbit Population by Season

3.5: Environmental Issues

Energy Conversions
Greenhouse Effect
Household Energy Usage
Water Pollution

4: Foundation of Life

4.1: The Cell

Cell Division
Cell Energy Cycle
Cell Structure

4.2: Simple Organisms

Paramecium Homeostasis

5: Heredity

5.1: Genetics

Building DNA
DNA Fingerprint Analysis
Human Karyotyping
Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)

5.2: Genotypes and Phenotypes

Chicken Genetics
Mouse Genetics (One Trait)

6: Evolution

6.1: Biological Evolution

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection
Human Evolution - Skull Analysis
Natural Selection
Rainfall and Bird Beaks

6.2: Common Ancestry and Cladograms

Dichotomous Keys

7: Energy

7.1: Energy


7.2: Waves

Longitudinal Waves
Ripple Tank

7.3: Electricity and Magnetism

Charge Launcher
Circuit Builder
Coulomb Force (Static)
Pith Ball Lab

7.4: Sources of Energy

Energy Conversions

8: Work, Motion, and Forces

8.1: Newton's Laws of Motion

Fan Cart Physics
Gravity Pitch
Sled Wars

8.2: Forces and Machines

Gravitational Force

9: Chemical Properties

9.3: Compounds and Molecules

Element Builder

9.4: Chemical Reactions and Solutions

pH Analysis

9.6: Chemical Equations

Balancing Chemical Equations
Chemical Equations
Limiting Reactants

10: Earth and Living Things

10.1: Cycles of Matter

Building Pangaea
Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
Earthquakes 2 - Determination of Epicenter
Plate Tectonics
Rock Cycle

11: Earth

11.1: Geology

Building Pangaea
Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
Earthquakes 2 - Determination of Epicenter
Plate Tectonics
Rock Cycle

11.2: Oceanography

Ocean Mapping

11.3: Meteorology

Coastal Winds and Clouds
Hurricane Motion
Relative Humidity
Water Cycle
Weather Maps

12: The Cosmos

12.3: The Milky Way and the Solar System

Beam to Moon (Ratios and Proportions)
Comparing Earth and Venus
Orbital Motion - Kepler's Laws
Solar System
Solar System Explorer
Weight and Mass

12.4: Earth and the Moon

2D Eclipse
3D Eclipse
Beam to Moon (Ratios and Proportions)
Moonrise, Moonset, and Phases
Ocean Tides
Penumbra Effect
Phases of the Moon

Content correlation last revised: 3/9/2016