P: Physical Science

P.EN: Develop an understanding that there are many forms of energy (such as heat, light, sound, and electrical) and that energy is transferable by convection, conduction, or radiation. Understand energy can be in motion, called kinetic; or it can be stored, called potential. Develop an understanding that as temperature increases, more energy is added to a system. Understand nuclear reactions in the sun produce light and heat for the Earth.

P.EN.07.31: Identify examples of waves, including sound waves, seismic waves, and waves on water.

Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
Longitudinal Waves
Ripple Tank

P.EN.07.33: Demonstrate how waves transfer energy when they interact with matter (for example: tuning fork in water, waves hitting a beach, earthquake knocking over buildings).

Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
Heat Absorption
Ripple Tank

P.EN.07.43: Explain how light energy is transferred to chemical energy through the process of photosynthesis.

Cell Energy Cycle
Photosynthesis Lab

P.EN.07.62: Explain how only a tiny fraction of light energy from the sun is transformed to heat energy on Earth.

Heat Absorption
Herschel Experiment

P.PM: Develop an understanding that all matter has observable attributes with physical and chemical properties that are described, measured, and compared. Understand that states of matter exist as solid, liquid, or gas; and have physical and chemical properties. Understand all matter is composed of combinations of elements, which are organized by common attributes and characteristics on the Periodic Table. Understand that substances can be classified as mixtures or compounds and according to their physical and chemical properties.

P.PM.07.11: Classify substances by their chemical properties (flammability, pH, acid-base indicators, reactivity).

Mineral Identification
pH Analysis
pH Analysis: Quad Color Indicator

P.PM.07.24: List examples of physical and chemical properties of elements and compounds (boiling point, density, color, conductivity, reactivity).

Circuit Builder

P.CM: Develop an understanding of changes in the state of matter in terms of heating and cooling, and in terms of arrangement and relative motion of atoms and molecules. Understand the differences between physical and chemical changes. Develop an understanding of the conservation of mass. Develop an understanding of products and reactants in a chemical change.

P.CM.07.21: Identify evidence of chemical change through color, gas formation, solid formation, and temperature change.

Chemical Changes

L: Life Science

L.OL: Develop an understanding that plants and animals (including humans) have basic requirements for maintaining life which include the need for air, water and a source of energy. Understand that all life forms can be classified as producers, consumers, or decomposers as they are all part of a global food chain where food/energy is supplied by plants which need light to produce food/energy. Develop an understanding that plants and animals can be classified by observable traits and physical characteristics. Understand that all living organisms are composed of cells and they exhibit cell growth and division. Understand that all plants and animals have a definite life cycle, body parts, and systems to perform specific life functions.

L.OL.07.21: Recognize that all organisms are composed of cells (single cell organisms, multicellular organisms).

Paramecium Homeostasis

L.OL.07.23: Describe how cells in all multicellular organisms are specialized to take in nutrients, which they use to provide energy for the work that cells do and to make the materials that a cell or organism needs.

Cell Structure

L.OL.07.24: Recognize that cells function in a similar way in all organisms.

Cell Structure
Paramecium Homeostasis

L.OL.07.31: Describe growth and development in terms of increase of cell number and/or cell size.

Cell Division

L.OL.07.62: Explain that carbon dioxide and water are used to produce carbohydrates, proteins, and fats.

Photosynthesis Lab

L.OL.07.63: Describe evidence that plants make, use and store food.

Food Chain
Forest Ecosystem

L.HE: Develop an understanding that all life forms must reproduce to survive. Understand that characteristics of mature plants and animals may be inherited or acquired and that only inherited traits are passed on to their young. Understand that inherited traits can be influenced by changes in the environment and by genetics.

L.HE.07.21: Compare how characteristics of living things are passed on through generations, both asexually and sexually.

Mouse Genetics (One Trait)
Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)
Pollination: Flower to Fruit

E: Earth Science

E.ES: Develop an understanding of the warming of the Earth by the sun as the major source of energy for phenomenon on Earth and how the sun?s warming relates to weather, climate, seasons, and the water cycle. Understand how human interaction and use of natural resources affects the environment.

E.ES.07.11: Demonstrate, using a model or drawing, the relationship between the warming by the sun of the Earth and the water cycle as it applies to the atmosphere (evaporation, water vapor, warm air rising, cooling, condensation, clouds).

Water Cycle

E.ES.07.12: Describe the relationship between the warming of the atmosphere of the Earth by the sun and convection within the atmosphere and oceans.

Coastal Winds and Clouds

E.ES.07.41: Explain how human activities (surface mining, deforestation, overpopulation, construction and urban development, farming, dams, landfills, and restoring natural areas) change the surface of the Earth and affect the survival of organisms.

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Pond Ecosystem
Rabbit Population by Season
Rainfall and Bird Beaks
Water Pollution

E.ES.07.72: Describe how different weather occurs due to the constant motion of the atmosphere from the energy of the sun reaching the surface of the Earth.

Coastal Winds and Clouds

E.ES.07.73: Explain how the temperature of the oceans affects the different climates on Earth because water in the oceans holds a large amount of heat.

Coastal Winds and Clouds

E.ES.07.74: Describe weather conditions associated with frontal boundaries (cold, warm, stationary, and occluded) and the movement of major air masses and the jet stream across North America using a weather map.

Weather Maps

E.ES.07.81: Explain the water cycle and describe how evaporation, transpiration, condensation, cloud formation, precipitation, infiltration, surface runoff, ground water, and absorption occur within the cycle.

Water Cycle

Correlation last revised: 8/8/2018

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