MW: The Material World

MW.A: Properties

MW.A.2: Characteristic physical properties

MW.A.2.c: Density

MW.A.2.c.i: Explains the concept of density

Density Experiment: Slice and Dice
Density Laboratory

MW.A.2.c.ii: Determines the density of different substances

Density Laboratory

MW.A.2.c.iii: Identifies liquid and solid substances by their density using a reference document

Density Laboratory

MW.A.2.d: Solubility

MW.A.2.d.i: Defines the concept of solubility

Solubility and Temperature

MW.A.2.d.ii: Describes the effect of variations in temperature on the solubility of a substance

Solubility and Temperature

MW.A.3: Properties of solutions

MW.A.3.b: Solute

MW.A.3.b.i: Recognizes the solute in a given aqueous solution

Solubility and Temperature

MW.A.3.d: Concentration

MW.A.3.d.i: Defines the concept of the concentration of a solution

Solubility and Temperature

MW.A.3.d.ii: Describes the effect of variations in the quantity of solute or solvent on a solution's concentration

Solubility and Temperature

MW.B: Changes

MW.B.1: Changes in matter

MW.B.1.e: Particle model

MW.B.1.e.i: Defines the particle model as a means of representing the behaviour of matter

Temperature and Particle Motion

MW.B.2: Physical changes

MW.B.2.d: Phase changes

MW.B.2.d.ii: Explains phase changes using the particle model

Phase Changes

MW.B.3: Chemical changes

MW.B.3.a: Chemical changes

MW.B.3.a.iv: Names chemical changes that occur in the human body (e.g. respiration, digestion)

Digestive System

MW.B.3.b: Decomposition and synthesis

MW.B.3.b.i: Represents a decomposition or synthesis reaction using the particle model

Balancing Chemical Equations
Chemical Equations

MW.B.3.b.ii: Associates known chemical reactions with decomposition or synthesis reactions (e.g. respiration, photosynthesis, combustion, digestion)

Balancing Chemical Equations
Cell Energy Cycle
Chemical Changes
Chemical Equations
Dehydration Synthesis
Equilibrium and Concentration

MW.B.5: Transformation of energy

MW.B.5.a: Forms of energy

MW.B.5.a.i: Describes different forms of energy (chemical, thermal, mechanical, radiation)

Energy Conversion in a System
Energy of a Pendulum
Herschel Experiment - Metric
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Roller Coaster Physics

MW.E: Waves

MW.E.a: Frequency

MW.E.a.i: Defines the frequency of a wave as the number of cycles per second (Hz)

Longitudinal Waves
Ripple Tank

MW.E.a.ii: Associates the frequency of a sound wave with the pitch of the sound (e.g. a low-frequency wave produces a low-pitched sound)

Longitudinal Waves

MW.E.c: Amplitude

MW.E.c.i: Defines the amplitude of a sound wave as the loudness of the sound

Longitudinal Waves

MW.E.e: Electromagnetic spectrum

MW.E.e.i: Locates different areas on the electromagnetic spectrum (e.g. radio waves, visible light, X-rays)

Herschel Experiment - Metric

MW.E.g: Focal point of a lens

MW.E.g.i: Determines the focal point of concave and convex lenses

Ray Tracing (Lenses)

MW.E.g.ii: Describes the relationship between the focal point of a lens and the degree of deviation of light rays in different situations (e.g. accommodation of the crystalline lens, choice of corrective lenses)

Ray Tracing (Lenses)

LW: The Living World

LW.C: Tissues, organs and systems

LW.C.b: Organs

LW.C.b.i: Defines an organ as a differentiated part of an organism that performs one or more specific functions

Digestive System

LW.C.c: Systems

LW.C.c.i: Defines a biological system as a set of cells, tissues or organs that perform one or more common functions

Digestive System

LW.C.c.ii: Describes the main functions performed by the human body (nutrition, relationships, reproduction)

Digestive System

LW.D: Systems

LW.D.: Nutrition

LW.D.1: Digestive system

LW.D.1.a: Digestive tract

LW.D.1.a.i: Names the main parts of the digestive tract (mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, anus)

Digestive System

LW.D.1.a.ii: Explains the role of the digestive tract (decomposition of food, absorption of nutrients and water, elimination of waste)

Digestive System

LW.D.1.a.iii: Describes the functions of the main organs that make up the digestive tract (mouth, stomach, small intestine, large intestine)

Digestive System

LW.D.1.b: Digestive glands

LW.D.1.b.i: Names the main digestive glands (salivary glands, gastric glands, pancreas, liver, intestinal glands)

Digestive System

LW.D.1.b.ii: Describes the function of the main digestive glands (e.g. secretion of saliva, gastric enzymes, digestive juices, bile)

Digestive System

LW.D.1.d: Energy value of different foods

LW.D.1.d.i: Evaluates the energy and nutritional value of different foods

Digestive System
Food Chain

LW.D.2: Respiratory and circulatory systems

LW.D.2.b: Functions of blood constituents

LW.D.2.b.i: Describes the main function of plasma (transportation of the blood's soluble and formed elements)

Circulatory System

LW.D.2.d: Circulatory system

LW.D.2.d.i: Names the main parts of the circulatory system (heart, types of blood vessels, pulmonary and systemic circulation)

Circulatory System

LW.D.2.d.ii: Explains the role of the circulatory system (transportation and exchange of gases, nutrients and waste)

Circulatory System

LW.D.2.d.iii: Describes the function of the main parts of the circulatory system (heart, arteries and veins, capillaries)

Circulatory System

LW.E: Survival of species

LW.E.2: Cell division

LW.E.2.a: DNA

LW.E.2.a.i: Describes the shape of DNA (double helix)

Building DNA

LW.E.2.a.ii: Explains the role of DNA (a molecule bearing the organism's genetic code)

Building DNA
Protein Synthesis

LW.E.2.b: Mitosis

LW.E.2.b.i: Describes the functions of mitosis (reproduction, growth, regeneration)

Cell Division

LW.E.2.c: Meiosis and sexual development (meiosis, fertilization)

LW.E.2.c.i: Describes the function of meiosis (production of gametes)


LW.E.2.c.ii: Indicates the advantages of sexual development (e.g. blending of genes from both parents, difference between descendants and their parents)

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium
Mouse Genetics (One Trait)
Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)

LW.: Reproduction

LW.1: Reproductive system

LW.1.b: Hormone regulation in men

LW.1.b.iii: Ejaculation

LW.1.b.iii.: Explains the function of ejaculation in reproduction

Pollination: Flower to Fruit

ES: The Earth and Space

ES.C: Astronomical phenomena

ES.C.3: Space

ES.C.3.a: Scale of the universe

ES.C.3.a.iii: Location of the Earth in the universe

ES.C.3.a.iii.: Compares the relative distance between different celestial bodies (e.g. stars, nebulae, galaxies)

H-R Diagram

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