12: Understand the fundamental concepts, principles and interconnections of the life, physical and earth/space sciences.

12.A: Know and apply concepts that explain how living things function, adapt and change.

12.A.4c: Describe processes by which organisms change over time using evidence from comparative anatomy and physiology, embryology, the fossil record, genetics and biochemistry.

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

12.B: Know and apply concepts that describe how living things interact with each other and with their environment.

12.B.4a: Compare physical, ecological and behavioral factors that influence interactions and interdependence of organisms.

Food Chain

12.B.4b: Simulate and analyze factors that influence the size and stability of populations within ecosystems (e.g., birth rate, death rate, predation, migration patterns).

Food Chain
Rabbit Population by Season

12.C: Know and apply concepts that describe properties of matter and energy and the interactions between them.

12.C.4a: Use kinetic theory, wave theory, quantum theory and the laws of thermodynamics to explain energy transformations.

Energy Conversion in a System

12.F: Know and apply concepts that explain the composition and structure of the universe and Earth's place in it.

12.F.3b: Describe the organization and physical characteristics of the solar system (e.g., sun, planets, satellites, asteroids, comets).

Comparing Earth and Venus
Solar System
Solar System Explorer

Correlation last revised: 5/10/2018

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