3.1: Biological Sciences

3.1.8.C1: Natural Selection

3.1.8.C1.1: Explain how reproductive success coupled with advantageous traits over many generations contributes to natural selection.

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection
Natural Selection
Rainfall and Bird Beaks - Metric

3.2: Physical Sciences: Chemistry and Physics

3.2.8.A3: Matter & Energy

3.2.8.A3.1: Explain how changes in matter are accompanied by changes in energy.

Chemical Changes
Phase Changes

3.2.8.B1: Force & Motion of Particles and Rigid Bodies

3.2.8.B1.1: Explain how inertia is a measure of an object’s mass.

Fan Cart Physics

3.2.8.B1.2: Explain how momentum is related to the forces acting on an object.

Air Track

3.2.8.B2: Energy Storage and Transformations: Conservation Laws

3.2.8.B2.1: Identify situations where kinetic energy is transformed into potential energy, and vice versa.

Energy Conversion in a System
Energy of a Pendulum
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Roller Coaster Physics
Sled Wars

3.3: Earth and Space Sciences

3.3.8.A1: Earth Features and the Processes that Change It

3.3.8.A1.1: Distinguish between physical and chemical weathering.


3.3.8.A1.2: Compare and contrast the types of energy that drive Earth’s systems.

Cell Energy Cycle
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Pond Ecosystem
Water Cycle

3.3.8.A4: Water

3.3.8.A4.1: Explain how the oceans form one interconnected circulation system powered by wind, tides, the Earth’s rotation, and water density differences.

Tides - Metric

3.3.8.A5: Weather and Climate

3.3.8.A5.1: Explain how the curvature of the earth contributes to climate.

Seasons Around the World
Seasons in 3D

3.3.8.A6: Unifying Themes

3.3.8.A6.1: Explain changes in earth systems in terms of energy transformation and transport.

Calorimetry Lab
Cell Energy Cycle
Food Chain
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Pond Ecosystem
Water Cycle

3.4: Technology and Engineering Education

3.4.8.A1: Characteristics Of Technology

3.4.8.A1.1: Analyze the development of technology based on affordability or urgency.

DNA Analysis

3.4.8.C1: Design Attributes

3.4.8.C1.1: Evaluate the criteria and constraints of a design.


3.4.8.D1: Applying the Design Process

3.4.8.D1.1: Test and evaluate the solutions for a design problem.


Correlation last revised: 9/16/2020

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