1: Students will develop an understanding of the nature of science and technology, of the relationships between science and technology, and of the social and environmental contexts of science and technology.

1.2: distinguish between science and technology in terms of their respective goals, products, and values and describe the development of scientific theories and technologies over time

DNA Analysis

2: Students will develop the skills required for scientific and technological inquiry, for solving problems, for communicating scientific ideas and results, for working collaboratively, and for making informed decisions.

2.1: ask questions about observed relationships and plan investigations of questions, ideas, problems, and issues

Real-Time Histogram
Sight vs. Sound Reactions

2.2: conduct investigations into relationships between and among observable variables, and use a broad range of tools and techniques to gather and record data and information

Pendulum Clock
Real-Time Histogram
Sight vs. Sound Reactions
Triple Beam Balance

2.3: analyse data and apply mathematical and conceptual models to develop and assess possible explanations

Pendulum Clock

3: Students will construct knowledge and understandings of concepts in life science, physical science, and Earth and space science, and apply these understandings to interpret, integrate, and extend their knowledge.

3.2: determine how cells use matter and energy to maintain organization necessary for life

Cell Energy Cycle

3.3: demonstrate an understanding of the structure and function of genetic material

Building DNA
RNA and Protein Synthesis

3.5: compare and contrast mechanisms used by organisms to maintain homeostasis

Human Homeostasis
Paramecium Homeostasis

3.6: evaluate relationships that affect the biodiversity and sustainability of life within the biosphere

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors

3.11: develop an understanding of solutions and stoichiometry in a variety of contexts


3.14: analyse interactions within systems, using the laws of conservation of energy and momentum

2D Collisions
Air Track
Energy Conversion in a System
Energy of a Pendulum
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Roller Coaster Physics

3.15: predict and explain interactions between waves and with matter, using the characteristics of waves

Longitudinal Waves
Ripple Tank
Sound Beats and Sine Waves

3.16: explain the fundamental forces of nature, using the characteristics of gravitational, electric, and magnetic fields

Coulomb Force (Static)
Pith Ball Lab

3.17: analyse and describe different means of energy transmission and transformation

Energy Conversion in a System
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

4: Students will be encouraged to develop attitudes that support the responsible acquisition and application of scientific and technological knowledge to the mutual benefit of self, society, and the environment.

4.5: acquire, with interest and confidence, additional science knowledge and skills, using a variety of resources and methods, including formal research

Pendulum Clock
Sight vs. Sound Reactions

4.9: value the processes for drawing conclusions

Pendulum Clock

Correlation last revised: 9/16/2020

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