184.108.40.206: The structure of the atom determines chemical properties of elements.
220.127.116.11.1: Describe the relative charges, masses, and locations of the protons, neutrons, and electrons in an atom of an element.
18.104.22.168.3: Explain the arrangement of the elements on the Periodic Table, including the relationships among elements in a given column or row.
22.214.171.124.4: Explain that isotopes of an element have different numbers of neutrons and that some are unstable and emit particles and/or radiation.
126.96.36.199: Chemical reactions involve the rearrangement of atoms as chemical bonds are broken and formed through transferring or sharing of electrons and the absorption or release of energy.
188.8.131.52.1: Describe the role of valence electrons in the formation of chemical bonds.
184.108.40.206.2: Explain how the rearrangement of atoms in a chemical reaction illustrates the law of conservation of mass.
220.127.116.11.3: Describe a chemical reaction using words and symbolic equations.
18.104.22.168.4: Relate exothermic and endothermic chemical reactions to temperature and energy changes.
22.214.171.124: An object?s mass and the forces on it affect the motion of an object.
126.96.36.199.2: Explain and calculate the acceleration of an object subjected to a set of forces in one dimension (F = ma).
188.8.131.52.4: Use Newton?s universal law of gravitation to describe and calculate the attraction between massive objects based on the distance between them.
184.108.40.206: Energy can be transformed within a system or transferred to other systems or the environment, but is always conserved.
220.127.116.11.2: Calculate and explain the energy, work and power involved in energy transfers in a mechanical system.
18.104.22.168.4: Explain and calculate current, voltage and resistance, and describe energy transfers in simple electric circuits.
22.214.171.124.5: Describe how an electric current produces a magnetic force, and how this interaction is used in motors and electromagnets to produce mechanical energy.
9.2.4: Human Interaction with Physical Systems
126.96.36.199: There are benefits, costs and risks to different means of generating and using energy.
188.8.131.52.2: Describe the trade-offs involved when technological developments impact the way we use energy, natural resources, or synthetic materials.
9.3.1: Earth Structure and Processes
184.108.40.206: The relationships among earthquakes, mountains, volcanoes, fossil deposits, rock layers and ocean features provide evidence for the theory of plate tectonics.
220.127.116.11.1: Compare and contrast the interaction of tectonic plates at convergent and divergent boundaries.
9.3.2: Interdependence Within the Earth System
18.104.22.168: The cycling of materials through different reservoirs of the Earth?s system is powered by the Earth?s sources of energy.
22.214.171.124.1: Trace the cyclical movement of carbon, oxygen and nitrogen through the lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and biosphere.
9.3.4: Human Interactions with the Earth System
126.96.36.199: People consider potential benefits, costs and risks to make decisions on how they interact with natural systems.
188.8.131.52.2: Explain how human activity and natural processes are altering the hydrosphere, biosphere, lithosphere and atmosphere, including pollution, topography and climate.
9.4.1: Structure and Function in Living Systems
184.108.40.206: Organisms use the interaction of cellular processes as well as tissues and organ systems to maintain homeostasis.
220.127.116.11.2: Describe how the functions of individual organ systems are integrated to maintain homeostasis in an organism.
18.104.22.168: Cells and cell structures have specific functions that allow an organism to grow, survive and reproduce.
22.214.171.124.1: Recognize that cells are composed primarily of a few elements (carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, phosphorus, and sulfur), and describe the basic molecular structures and the primary functions of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids.
126.96.36.199.2: Recognize that the work of the cell is carried out primarily by proteins, most of which are enzymes, and that protein function depends on the amino acid sequence and the shape it takes as a consequence of the interactions between those amino acids.
188.8.131.52.4: Explain the function and importance of cell organelles for prokaryotic and/or eukaryotic cells as related to the basic cell processes of respiration, photosynthesis, protein synthesis and cell reproduction.
184.108.40.206.5: Compare and contrast passive transport (including osmosis and facilitated transport) with active transport, such as endocytosis and exocytosis.
220.127.116.11.6: Explain the process of mitosis in the formation of identical new cells and maintaining chromosome number during asexual reproduction.
9.4.2: Interdependence among Living Systems
18.104.22.168: The interrelationship and interdependence of organisms generate dynamic biological communities in ecosystems.
22.214.171.124.1: Describe factors that affect the carrying capacity of an ecosystem and relate these to population growth.
126.96.36.199.2: Explain how ecosystems can change as a result of the introduction of one or more new species.
188.8.131.52: Matter cycles and energy flows through different levels of organization of living systems and the physical environment, as chemical elements are combined in different ways.
184.108.40.206.1: Use words and equations to differentiate between the processes of photosynthesis and respiration in terms of energy flow, beginning reactants and end products.
9.4.3: Evolution in Living Systems
220.127.116.11: Genetic information found in the cell provides information for assembling proteins, which dictate the expression of traits in an individual.
18.104.22.168.1: Explain the relationships among DNA, genes and chromosomes.
22.214.171.124.2: In the context of a monohybrid cross, apply the terms phenotype, genotype, allele, homozygous and heterozygous.
126.96.36.199.3: Describe the process of DNA replication and the role of DNA and RNA in assembling protein molecules.
188.8.131.52: Variation within a species is the natural result of new inheritable characteristics occurring from new combinations of existing genes or from mutations of genes in reproductive cells.
184.108.40.206.1: Use concepts from Mendel?s Laws of Segregation and Independent Assortment to explain how sorting and recombination (crossing over) of genes during sexual reproduction (meiosis) increases the occurrence of variation in a species.
220.127.116.11: Evolution by natural selection is a scientific explanation for the history and diversity of life on Earth.
18.104.22.168.2: Use scientific evidence, including the fossil record, homologous structures, and genetic and/or biochemical similarities, to show evolutionary relationships among species.
22.214.171.124.5: Explain how competition for finite resources and the changing environment promotes natural selection on offspring survival, depending on whether the offspring have characteristics that are advantageous or disadvantageous in the new environment.
9.4.4: Human Interactions with Living Systems
126.96.36.199: Human activity has consequences on living organisms and ecosystems.
188.8.131.52.2: Describe the social, economic and ecological risks and benefits of changing a natural ecosystem as a result of human activity.
Correlation last revised: 4/4/2018