SC.H.STM: Structure and Transformation of Matter (Physical Science)

SC.H.STM.U: Enduring Knowledge ? Understandings

SC.H.STM.U.3: when elements are listed in order by their number of protons, the same sequence of properties appears over and over again in the list. The structure of the periodic table reflects this sequence of properties, which is caused by the repeating pattern of outermost electrons.

 Electron Configuration
 Element Builder

SC.H.STM.U.4: not all atoms of an element are truly identical. Some may vary in their number of neutrons (isotopes) or electrons (ions). These variations result in properties which are different than the more common forms of that element.

 Element Builder

SC.H.STM.U.5: Changes of state occur when enough energy is added to or removed from the atoms/molecules of a substance to change their average energy of vibration. Most solids expand as they are heated, and if sufficient energy is added the atoms/molecules lose their rigid structure and become free to move past each other as a liquid. In gases the energy of vibration is enough that individual atoms/molecules are free to move independently.

 Phase Changes

SC.H.STM.U.6: elements are able to form an almost limitless variety of chemical compounds by the sharing or exchange of their electrons. The rate at which these combinations occur is influenced by a number of variables. The compounds produced may vary tremendously in their physical and chemical properties.

 Collision Theory

SC.H.STM.U.8: a system may stay the same because nothing is happening or because things are happening but exactly counterbalance one another.

 Diffusion

SC.H.STM.S: Skills and Concepts

SC.H.STM.S.2: Investigate the kinetic molecular theory of matter

 Temperature and Particle Motion

SC.H.STM.S.3: construct and/or interpret diagrams that illustrate ionic and covalent bonding

 Covalent Bonds
 Ionic Bonds

SC.H.STM.S.4: predict compound formation and bond type as either ionic or covalent

 Covalent Bonds
 Ionic Bonds

SC.H.STM.S.5: identify and test variables that affect reaction rates

 Collision Theory

SC.H.STM.S.7: explore the relationships among temperature, particle number, pressure and volume in the Universal Gas Law

 Boyle's Law and Charles' Law

SC.H.STM.S.8: explain the organizational structure (design) and communicate the usefulness of the Periodic Table to determine potential combinations of elements

 Covalent Bonds
 Electron Configuration
 Ionic Bonds

SC.H.STM.S.10: relate the chemical behavior of an element, including bonding, to its location on the periodic table

 Covalent Bonds
 Electron Configuration
 Element Builder
 Ionic Bonds

SC.H.STM.S.13: create and/or interpret graphs and equations to depict and analyze patterns of change

 Seasons Around the World

SC.H.MF: Motion and Forces (Physical Science)

SC.H.MF.U: Enduring Knowledge ? Understandings

SC.H.MF.U.1: representing and describing motion in a variety of ways provides data that can be used to construct explanations and make predictions about real-life phenomena.

 Free-Fall Laboratory

SC.H.MF.U.4: the strength of the gravitational force between objects is proportional to the masses and weakens rapidly with increasing distance between them.

 Gravitational Force
 Pith Ball Lab

SC.H.MF.U.5: electricity and magnetism are two inseparable aspects of the same force (electromagnetism). Moving electrical charges produce magnetic forces and moving magnetic fields produce electrical forces. Electrical current is due to the motion of charge and has a specific direction.

 Electromagnetic Induction
 Magnetic Induction

SC.H.MF.S: Skills and Concepts

SC.H.MF.S.2: investigate Newton?s Laws of Motion and Gravitation. Experimentally test inertia and gravitational acceleration

 Free-Fall Laboratory
 Gravitational Force
 Pith Ball Lab

SC.H.MF.S.3: experimentally test conservation of momentum. Use tables, charts and graphs in making arguments and claims in oral and written presentations

 2D Collisions
 Air Track

SC.H.MF.S.5: develop investigable questions that guide explorations of the interrelationship between electricity and magnetism

 Magnetic Induction

SC.H.EU: The Earth and the Universe (Earth/Space Science)

SC.H.EU.U: Enduring Knowledge ? Understandings

SC.H.EU.U.1: gravity played an essential role in the formation of the universe and is one of the fundamental forces that controls the function of the universe and the systems within it.

 Gravitational Force
 Pith Ball Lab

SC.H.UD: Unity and Diversity (Biological Science)

SC.H.UD.U: Enduring Knowledge ? Understandings

SC.H.UD.U.2: within every cell are specialized parts for the transport of materials, energy transfer, protein building, waste disposal, information feedback and even movement. In addition, most cells in multi-cellular organisms perform specialized functions that others do not.

 Cell Structure
 Osmosis
 Paramecium Homeostasis
 RNA and Protein Synthesis

SC.H.UD.U.3: DNA, composed of 4 nucleic acids, serves as the blueprint for the production of a variety of proteins. These dynamic and complicated proteins facilitate practically every function/process that occurs within the cell.

 RNA and Protein Synthesis

SC.H.UD.U.4: the information passed from parents to offspring is coded in DNA molecules. The sorting and recombination of genes through sexual reproduction results in a great variety of gene combinations that can be used to make predictions about the potential traits of offspring.

 DNA Fingerprint Analysis
 Mouse Genetics (One Trait)
 Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)

SC.H.UD.U.5: some new gene combinations make little difference, some can produce offspring with new and perhaps enhanced capabilities, while some may reduce the ability of the offspring to survive.

 Evolution: Mutation and Selection
 Microevolution

SC.H.UD.U.7: in all organisms and viruses, the instructions for specifying the characteristics are carried in nucleic acids. The chemical and structural properties of nucleic acids determine how the genetic information that underlies heredity is both encoded in genes and replicated.

 RNA and Protein Synthesis

SC.H.UD.S: Skills and Concepts

SC.H.UD.S.1: analyze the parts within a cell responsible for particular processes and create analogous models for those processes

 Cell Structure
 RNA and Protein Synthesis

SC.H.UD.S.3: investigate the role of genes/chromosomes in the passing of information from one generation to another (heredity)

 Human Karyotyping

SC.H.UD.S.4: graphically represent (e.g., pedigrees, punnet squares) and predict the outcomes of a variety of genetic combinations

 Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium
 Microevolution
 Mouse Genetics (One Trait)
 Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)

SC.H.UD.S.5: investigate the roles of genetic mutation and variability in contributing to the survival of offspring

 Evolution: Mutation and Selection
 Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection

SC.H.UD.S.6: describe the structure of DNA and explain its role in protein synthesis, cell replication and reproduction

 Building DNA
 Cell Division
 RNA and Protein Synthesis

SC.H.UD.S.8: describe the processes by which cells maintain their internal environments within acceptable limits

 Paramecium Homeostasis

SC.H.UD.S.10: compare the structures and functions of viruses to cells and describe the role of viruses in causing a variety of diseases or conditions (e.g., AIDS, common cold, smallpox, warts)

 Virus Lytic Cycle

SC.H.BC: Biological Change (Biological Science)

SC.H.BC.U: Enduring Knowledge ? Understandings

SC.H.BC.U.1: the survival of any given species is not assured. There are a variety of factors (e.g. reproductive success, mutation, availability of resources, competition) that may determine if a species flourishes, declines, or eventually becomes extinct.

 Evolution: Mutation and Selection

SC.H.BC.U.2: the Earth?s present-day species developed from earlier, distinctly different species through a process of natural selection. All living things share a common genetic heritage.

 Evolution: Mutation and Selection

SC.H.BC.S: Skills and Concepts

SC.H.BC.S.1: identify evidence of change in species using fossils, DNA sequences, anatomical similarities, physiological similarities and embryology

 Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

SC.H.BC.S.2: explain the role of natural selection in speciation, adaptation, diversity and phylogeny

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

SC.H.BC.S.5: predict the likelihood of survival for a variety of existing species based upon predicted changes in environmental conditions (e.g., global warming, continental drift) and propose methods to prevent the extinction of species with insufficient ability to adapt

 Natural Selection
 Rainfall and Bird Beaks

SC.H.ET: Energy Transformations (Unifying Concepts)

SC.H.ET.U: Enduring Knowledge ? Understandings

SC.H.ET.U.5: radiant energy from the sun is stored in a chemical form in plants as a result of photosynthesis. This energy transformation allows plants to use simple molecules, such as carbon dioxide and water, to assemble the complex molecules needed to increase their mass.

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Photosynthesis Lab

SC.H.ET.U.11: weather and climate are the direct or indirect result of transfer of solar energy, and changes in one part of the system may influence all of the others. The complexity of the system and the number of variables involved requires very complex mathematical models in order to make accurate predictions.

 Hurricane Motion
 Seasons Around the World

SC.H.ET.U.13: technology affects society because it solves practical problems and serves human needs. Science affects society by stimulating thought or satisfying curiosity, or by influencing views of the world, or by providing knowledge necessary for new technological advances.

 DNA Fingerprint Analysis

SC.H.ET.S: Skills and Concepts

SC.H.ET.S.5: investigate the flow of matter and energy between organisms and the environment and model the cyclic nature of this process

 Carbon Cycle
 Food Chain

SC.H.ET.S.6: explain the metabolic process of photosynthesis and describe the molecules it assembles to store solar energy

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Photosynthesis Lab

SC.H.ET.S.12: model and explain the relationships and energy flow existing in various Earth systems

 Food Chain

SC.H.ET.S.14: describe how science and technology interact. Research and investigate the impact of technology on society and how technological advances have driven scientific research

 DNA Fingerprint Analysis

SC.H.I: Interdependence (Unifying Concepts)

SC.H.I.U: Enduring Knowledge ? Understandings

SC.H.I.U.1: human beings are part of the Earth?s ecosystems. Human activities can, deliberately or inadvertently, alter the equilibrium in ecosystems.

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

SC.H.I.U.2: unique among organisms, humans have the capability to impact other species on a global scale both directly (e.g. selective breeding, genetic engineering, foreign species introductions) and indirectly (e.g. habitat crowding, pollution, climate change).

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
 Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
 Pond Ecosystem
 Rabbit Population by Season

SC.H.I.U.4: every ecosystem contains natural checks and balances, both biotic and abiotic, that serve to limit the size and range of the populations contained within it.

 Food Chain
 Rabbit Population by Season

SC.H.I.S: Skills and Concepts

SC.H.I.S.1: explore ways to eradicate or lessen environmental problems caused by human interaction (e.g., examine programs for habitat restoration or wildlife protection, automotive/industrial emissions standards)

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

SC.H.I.S.2: investigate changes in ecosystems and propose potential solutions to problems by documenting and communicating solutions to others through multi-media presentations

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors

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