Science Fusion: Grade 8 (Ohio Edition)

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1: Unit 1: Science, Technology, and Engineering

1.2: Scientific Investigations

 Effect of Environment on New Life Form
 Growing Plants
 Period of a Pendulum

1.3: Representing Data

 Box-and-Whisker Plots
 Graphing Skills
 Histograms
 Mascot Election (Pictographs and Bar Graphs)
 Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)
 Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)
 Stem-and-Leaf Plots

1.4: The Engineering Design Process

 Trebuchet

1.5: Methods of Analysis

 Correlation
 Mean, Median, and Mode
 Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)
 Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)
 Solving Using Trend Lines
 Time Estimation
 Trends in Scatter Plots

1.6: Materials and Tools

 Measuring Trees
 Measuring Volume
 Triple Beam Balance
 Weight and Mass

2: Unit 2: Earth's Surface

2.1: Erosion and Deposition by Water

 Rock Cycle
 Water Cycle

2.3: Topographic Maps

 Building Topographic Maps
 Reading Topographic Maps

2.4: Images of Earth's Surface

 Ocean Mapping

3: Unit 3: The Restless Earth

3.2: The Theory of Plate Tectonics

 Building Pangaea
 Plate Tectonics

3.3: Plate Tectonics and Landforms

 Building Pangaea
 Plate Tectonics

3.4: Earthquakes

 Earthquake - Determination of Epicenter
 Earthquake - Recording Station

4: Unit 4: Earth's History

4.1: Geologic Change over Time

 Rock Cycle

4.3: Absolute Dating

 Half-life

5: Unit 5: Reproduction and Heredity

5.1: Mitosis

 Cell Division

5.3: Sexual and Asexual Reproduction

 Cell Division
 Inheritance

5.4: Heredity

 Inheritance
 Mouse Genetics (One Trait)

5.5: Punnett Squares and Pedigrees

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

6: Unit 6: Life over Time

6.1: Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection

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

6.2: Evidence of Evolution

 Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection
 Human Evolution - Skull Analysis
 Natural Selection
 Rainfall and Bird Beaks

6.3: The History of Life on Earth

 Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

7: Unit 7: Forces and Motion

7.1: Forces

 Fan Cart Physics
 Force and Fan Carts

7.2: Gravity and Motion

 Free Fall Tower
 Free-Fall Laboratory
 Gravitational Force
 Gravity Pitch

7.3: Electric Charge and Static Electricity

 Charge Launcher
 Coulomb Force (Static)
 Pith Ball Lab

7.4: Magnets and Magnetism

 Magnetism

7.5: Electromagnetism

 Electromagnetic Induction
 Magnetic Induction

7.6: Kinetic and Potential Energy

 Energy of a Pendulum
 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
 Potential Energy on Shelves
 Roller Coaster Physics
 Sled Wars

Content correlation last revised: 10/16/2014