9-12.N.2.1: Students are able to apply science process skills to design and conduct student investigations.

9-12.N.2.1.c: Select and use appropriate instruments to extend observations and measurements.

Triple Beam Balance

9-12.N.2.1.e: Use technology and mathematic skills to enhance investigations, communicate results, and defend conclusions.

Pendulum Clock

9-12.P.1.1: Students are able to use the Periodic Table to determine the atomic structure of elements, valence number, family relationships, and regions (metals, nonmetals, and metalloids).

9-12.P.1.1.a: Determine protons, neutrons, electrons, mass number, and atomic number from the Periodic Table.

Electron Configuration
Element Builder

9-12.P.1.2: Students are able to describe ways that atoms combine.

9-12.P.1.2.a: Name and write formulas for binary ionic and covalent compounds.

Covalent Bonds
Ionic Bonds

9-12.P.1.2.b: Compare the roles of electrons in covalent, ionic, and metallic bonding.

Covalent Bonds
Ionic Bonds

9-12.P.1.2.c: Discuss the special nature of carbon covalent bonds.

Covalent Bonds
Ionic Bonds

9-12.P.1.3: Students are able to predict whether reactions will speed up or slow down as conditions change.

Collision Theory

9-12.P.1.4: Students are able to balance chemical equations by applying the Law of Conservation of Matter.

9-12.P.1.4.a: Trace number of particles in diagrams and pictures of balanced equations.

Balancing Chemical Equations
Chemical Equations

9-12.P.1.5: Students are able to distinguish among chemical, physical, and nuclear changes.

9-12.P.1.5.a: Differentiate between physical and chemical properties used to describe matter.

Density Experiment: Slice and Dice

9-12.P.1.5.e: Explain the differences among nuclear, chemical, and physical changes at the atomic level.

Chemical Changes
Nuclear Decay

9-12.P.2.1: Students are able to apply concepts of distance and time to the quantitative relationships of motion using appropriate mathematical formulas, equations, and units.

9-12.P.2.1.a: Evaluate speed, velocity, and acceleration both qualitatively and quantitatively.

Distance-Time Graphs
Free-Fall Laboratory
Golf Range
Shoot the Monkey

9-12.P.2.1.c: Create and interpret graphs of linear motion.

Distance-Time Graphs

9-12.P.2.1.d: Distinguish between velocity and acceleration as related to force.

Free-Fall Laboratory

9-12.P.2.2: Students are able to predict motion of an object using Newton's Laws.

9-12.P.2.2.a: Describe how inertia is related to Newton’s First Law.

Fan Cart Physics

9-12.P.2.2.b: Explain the effect of balanced and unbalanced forces.

Atwood Machine

9-12.P.2.2.c: Identify the forces at work on action/reaction pairs as distinguished from balanced forces.

Fan Cart Physics

9-12.P.2.2.d: Explain how force, mass, and acceleration are related.

Atwood Machine
Fan Cart Physics
Free-Fall Laboratory

9-12.P.3.1: Students are able to describe the relationships among potential energy, kinetic energy, and work as applied to the Law of Conservation of Energy.

9-12.P.3.1.a: Describe how energy can be transferred and transformed to produce useful work.

Pulley Lab

9-12.P.3.1.b: Given the formulas, calculate the mechanical advantage and efficiency of selected systems.

Pulley Lab

9-12.P.3.2: Students are able to describe how characteristics of waves are related to one another.

9-12.P.3.2.a: Relate wavelength, speed, and frequency (v=f).

Ripple Tank

9-12.P.3.3: Students are able to describe electrical effects in terms of motion and concentrations of charged particles.

9-12.P.3.3.c: Interpret and apply Ohm’s Law.

Advanced Circuits

9-12.L.1.1: Students are able to relate cellular functions and processes to specialized structures within cells.

9-12.L.1.1.a: Transport

Paramecium Homeostasis

9-12.L.1.1.b: Photosynthesis and respiration

Cell Energy Cycle
Cell Structure

9-12.L.1.1.c: Storage and transfer of genetic information

RNA and Protein Synthesis

9-12.L.2.1: Students are able to predict inheritance patterns using a single allele.

9-12.L.2.1.a: Solve problems involving simple dominance, codominance, and sex-linked traits using Punnett squares for F1 and F2 generations.

Chicken Genetics
Mouse Genetics (One Trait)
Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)

9-12.L.2.1.b: Discuss disorders resulting from alteration of a single gene.

Human Karyotyping

9-12.L.2.2: Students are able to describe how genetic recombination, mutations, and natural selection lead to adaptations, evolution, extinction, or the emergence of new species.

9-12.L.2.2.a: Use comparative anatomy to support evolutionary relationships.

Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

9-12.L.3.1: Students are able to identify factors that can cause changes in stability of populations, communities, and ecosystems.

9-12.L.3.1.b: Predict the results of biotic and abiotic interactions.

Food Chain

9-12.E.1.1: Students are able to explain how elements and compounds cycle between living and non-living systems.

9-12.E.1.1.a: Diagram and describe the N, C, O and H2O cycles.

Carbon Cycle
Cell Energy Cycle

9-12.E.1.1.b: Describe the importance of the N, C, O and H2O cycles to life on this planet.

Cell Energy Cycle

9-12.E.1.3: Students are able to assess how human activity has changed the land, ocean, and atmosphere of Earth.

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

9-12.E.2.1: Students are able to recognize how Newtonian mechanics can be applied to the study of the motions of the solar system.

9-12.E.2.1.a: Given a set of possible explanations of orbital motion (revolution), identify those that make use of gravitational forces and inertia.

Orbital Motion - Kepler's Laws

9-12.S.2.2: Students are able to analyze factors that could limit technological design.


Correlation last revised: 5/24/2018

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