8.P: Physical Sciences

8.P1U1.1: Develop and use a model to demonstrate that atoms and molecules can be combined or rearranged in chemical reactions to form new compounds with the total number of each type of atom conserved.

Balancing Chemical Equations
Chemical Changes
Chemical Equations

8.P1U1.2: Obtain and evaluate information regarding how scientists identify substances based on unique physical and chemical properties.

Density Laboratory
Determining Density via Water Displacement
Melting Points
Mystery Powder Analysis

8.P4U1.3: Construct an explanation on how energy can be transferred from one energy store to another.

Calorimetry Lab
Energy Conversion in a System
Greenhouse Effect - Metric
Roller Coaster Physics

8.P4U1.4: Develop and use mathematical models to explain wave characteristics and interactions.

Longitudinal Waves
Ripple Tank

8.P4U2.5: Develop a solution to increase efficiency when transferring energy from one source to another.

Inclined Plane - Simple Machine
Pulley Lab

8.E: Earth and Space Sciences

8.E1U3.7: Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about data and historical patterns to predict natural hazards and other geological events.

Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
Earthquakes 2 - Determination of Epicenter
Hurricane Motion - Metric
Plate Tectonics

8.E1U3.8: Construct and support an argument about how human consumption of limited resources impacts the biosphere.

Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
Pond Ecosystem

8.L: Life Sciences

8.L3U1.9: Construct an explanation of how genetic variations occur in offspring through the inheritance of traits or through mutations.

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

8.L3U3.10: Communicate how advancements in technology have furthered the field of genetic research and use evidence to support an argument about the positive and negative effects of genetic research on human lives.

GMOs and the Environment
Genetic Engineering

8.L4U1.11: Develop and use a model to explain how natural selection may lead to increases and decreases of specific traits in populations over time.

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

8.L4U1.12: Gather and communicate evidence on how the process of natural selection provides an explanation of how new species can evolve.

Natural Selection
Rainfall and Bird Beaks - Metric

Correlation last revised: 9/15/2020

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