2: Compare and classify the reproduction and heredity of organisms.

2.a: Differentiate between sexual and asexual reproduction.

Cell Division

2.b: Determine how traits are used to classify individual inherited patterns.

Chicken Genetics
Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Mouse Genetics (One Trait)
Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)
Natural Selection

3: Explore how changing resources will influence the regulation and behavior of organisms.

3.b: Investigate, compare/contrast ways organisms adapt to their environment.

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Natural Selection

4: Explore how different populations determine the formation of an ecosystem.

4.a: Compare/contrast the roles among producers, consumers, and decomposers in a food web.

Food Chain

4.b: Manipulate resources and other factors (living and nonliving) that promote and limit growth of populations in an ecosystem.

Rabbit Population by Season

5: Explore the unique characteristics and adaptations of organisms.

5.b: Propose and relate environmental changes and the adaptive characteristics that influence the extinction of a species.

Human Evolution - Skull Analysis
Natural Selection

6: Model the structure of the Earth system past and present.

6.c: Analyze fossils as indicators of how life and environmental conditions have changed.

Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

7: Investigate the Earth in relation to the solar system.

7.a: Demonstrate how the Earth's motion influences the day, year, phases of the moon, and eclipses.

2D Eclipse
3D Eclipse
Moon Phases
Moonrise, Moonset, and Phases
Solar System Explorer

7.c: Demonstrate how the tilt of the Earth's axis and Earth's revolution around the sun create the seasons.

Seasons Around the World
Seasons in 3D
Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun
Seasons: Why do we have them?

8: Investigate structure, properties, and changes of matter.

8.a: Analyze properties such as density, boiling point, and solubility of a substance.

Density Experiment: Slice and Dice
Density Laboratory
Density via Comparison
Determining Density via Water Displacement
Solubility and Temperature

8.b: Record and interpret physical and chemical changes using everyday substances.

Density Experiment: Slice and Dice
Freezing Point of Salt Water

8.d: Demonstrate the ability to use simple measuring devices using metric and English units.


9: Evaluate the effect of force on the motion of an object.

9.a: Analyze, measure, and graph the motion of an object.

Distance-Time Graphs
Fan Cart Physics

10: Examine the transfer of energy in many different forms.

10.a: Observe and manipulate energy as potential or kinetic.

Air Track
Energy of a Pendulum
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Period of a Pendulum
Potential Energy on Shelves
Roller Coaster Physics
Simple Harmonic Motion

10.b: Investigate forms of energy such as heat, sound, light, or electricity.

Calorimetry Lab
Sound Beats and Sine Waves

Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017

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