SC.7.4: Students will: demonstrate knowledge, understanding and applications of scientific facts, concepts, principles, theories and models as delineated in the objectives, demonstrate an understanding of the interrelationships among physics, chemistry, biology and the earth and space sciences, and apply knowledge, understanding and skills of science subject matter/concepts to daily life experiences.

SC.7.4.2: identify and describe disease causing organisms (such as bacteria, viruses, protozoa, fungi) and the diseases they cause.

Disease Spread
Virus Life Cycle (Lytic)

SC.7.4.5: construct simple keys to differentiate among living things with similar characteristics.

Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

SC.7.4.7: evaluate how the different adaptations and life cycles of plants and animals help them to survive in different niches and environments (e.g., inherited and acquired adaptations).

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Natural Selection

SC.7.4.8: analyze how changes in the environment have led to reproductive adaptations through natural selection.

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Natural Selection
Rainfall and Bird Beaks

SC.7.4.9: relate how an organism’s behavior response is a combination of heredity and environment.

Human Homeostasis

SC.7.4.10: analyze the differences in the growth, development and reproduction of flowering and nonflowering plants.

Pollination: Flower to Fruit

SC.7.4.11: predict the trends of interdependent populations if one of the limiting factors is changed.

Food Chain
Rabbit Population by Season

SC.7.4.16: write word equations to describe chemical reactions.

Balancing Chemical Equations
Chemical Equation Balancing
Limiting Reactants

SC.7.4.17: describe the behavior of individual particles and verify the conservation of matter (e.g., melting and freezing of pure substances).

Balancing Chemical Equations
Chemical Equation Balancing
Limiting Reactants

SC.7.4.18: trace the energy flow during phase changes

Freezing Point of Salt Water
Phase Changes

SC.7.4.19: define characteristics of light and sound waves and describe how sound is perceived by the ear and light is perceived by the eye.

Sound Beats and Sine Waves

SC.7.4.22: explain conservation of matter and energy qualitatively and recognize that energy can be changed from one form to another.

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

SC.7.4.23: perform experiments with simple machines to demonstrate the relationship between forces and distance; use vectors to represent motion.

Atwood Machine
Pulley Lab
Torque and Moment of Inertia

SC.7.4.24: explain the effect of gravity on falling objects (e.g., g= 9.8m/s2, object dropped on earth and on moon).

Atwood Machine
Freefall Laboratory
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

SC.7.4.25: analyze motion graphically and use vectors to represent direction of motion.

Atwood Machine
Distance-Time Graphs
Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs
Uniform Circular Motion

SC.7.4.26: depict and relate causes of tides, surfs and currents.


SC.7.4.28: interpret and create topographical maps.

Building Topographical Maps
Ocean Mapping
Reading Topographical Maps

SC.7.4.30: explain and model using manipulatives how the Earth’s tilt and revolution determine the seasonal changes and weather patterns.

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

SC.7.4.31: recognize the changes involved in the life cycle of a star.

H-R Diagram

SC.7.4.33: compare the characteristics of the members of our solar system.

Rotation/Revolution of Venus and Earth
Solar System Explorer

Correlation last revised: 3/29/2010

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