SC.O.7.2.02: identify and describe disease causing organisms (such as bacteria, viruses, protozoa, fungi) and the diseases they cause.

 Virus Lytic Cycle

SC.O.7.2.05: construct simple keys to differentiate among living things with similar characteristics.

 Dichotomous Keys

SC.O.7.2.06: use pictures to show cyclical processes in nature (e.g., water cycle, nitrogen cycle, or carbon cycle).

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Water Cycle

SC.O.7.2.08: analyze how changes in the environment have led to reproductive adaptations through natural selection.

 Rainfall and Bird Beaks

SC.O.7.2.10: analyze the differences in the growth, development and reproduction in flowering and non-flowering plants.

 Growing Plants
 Pollination: Flower to Fruit

SC.O.7.2.11: predict the trends of interdependent populations if one of the limiting factors is changed.

 Food Chain

SC.O.7.2.12: evaluate the consequences of the introduction of chemicals into the ecosystem (e.g., environmental consequences, human health risks, or mutations).

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors

SC.O.7.2.14: examine the differences in types of solutions (e.g., solutes and solvents, relative concentrations, conductivity, pH).

 pH Analysis

SC.O.7.2.16: write word equations to describe chemical reactions.

 Chemical Equations

SC.O.7.2.17: describe the movement of individual particles and verify the conservation of matter during the phase changes (e.g., melting, boiling, or freezing).

 Temperature and Particle Motion

SC.O.7.2.19: define the absorption and reflection of light as translucent, opaque and transparent.

 Color Absorption
 Heat Absorption

SC.O.7.2.20: interpret and illustrate changes in waves as they encounter various mediums (e.g., mirrors, or lenses).

 Laser Reflection
 Longitudinal Waves
 Ray Tracing (Lenses)
 Ray Tracing (Mirrors)
 Ripple Tank

SC.O.7.2.21: Investigate absorption and reflection of light by an object.

 Color Absorption
 Heat Absorption

SC.O.7.2.22: characterize series and parallel circuits; AC and DC currents.

 Circuit Builder

SC.O.7.2.23: explain conservation of matter and energy and investigate the different forms of energy (e.g., mechanical, potential, kinetic, or gravitational).

 Energy of a Pendulum

SC.O.7.2.24: perform experiments with simple machines to demonstrate the relationship between forces and distance; use vectors to represent motion.

 Golf Range
 Shoot the Monkey

SC.O.7.2.25: explain the effect of gravity on falling objects (e.g., g=9.8m/s2, object dropped on earth and on moon).

 Free Fall Tower
 Free-Fall Laboratory

SC.O.7.2.26: describe and compare the causes of tides, surfs and currents.


SC.O.7.2.28: interpret GIS maps and create and interpret topographical maps.

 Building Topographic Maps
 Reading Topographic Maps

SC.O.7.2.29: describe rock formations (e.g., rock cycle).

 Rock Cycle

SC.O.7.2.30: classify rocks (e.g., crystal/particle size, or mineral composition and uses).

 Rock Classification
 Rock Cycle

SC.O.7.2.33: trace the life cycle of a star.

 H-R Diagram

Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017

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