College and Career Readiness Standards
VI.A.2: Explain in your own words how cells can be categorized into two major types: prokaryotic and eukaryotic, and describe major features that distinguish one from the other.
VI.A.3: Describe the structure and function of major sub-cellular organelles.
VI.A.4: Describe the major features of mitosis and relate this process to growth and asexual reproduction.
VI.A.6: Know the structure of membranes and how this relates to permeability.
VI.B.1: Understand the major categories of biological molecules: lipids, carbohydrates, proteins, and nucleic acids.
VI.B.3: Describe the major features and chemical events of photosynthesis.
VI.B.4: Describe the major features and chemical events of cellular respiration.
VI.C.2: Recognize variations in population sizes, including extinction, and describe mechanisms and conditions that produce these variations.
VI.D.1: Understand Mendel's laws of inheritance.
VI.D.3: Understand the molecular structures and functions of nucleic acids.
VI.E.1: Know ways in which living things can be classified based on each organism's internal and external structure, development, and relatedness of DNA sequences.
VI.F.1: Know that organisms possess various structures and processes (feedback loops) that maintain steady internal conditions.
VI.G.2: Know patterns of energy flow and material cycling in Earth's ecosystems.
VII.A.1: Know that physical and chemical properties can be used to describe and classify matter.
VII.B.1: Summarize the development of atomic theory. Understand that models of the atom are used to help us understand the properties of elements and compounds.
VII.C.1: Know the organization of the periodic table.
VII.C.2: Recognize the trends in physical and chemical properties as one moves across a period or vertically through a group.
VII.D.1: Characterize ionic bonds, metallic bonds, and covalent bonds. Describe the properties of metals and ionic and covalent compounds.
VII.E.1: Classify chemical reactions by type. Describe the evidence that a chemical reaction has occurred.
VII.E.5: Understand energy changes in chemical reactions.
VII.E.6: Understand chemical kinetics.
VII.F.1: Know formulas for ionic compounds.
VII.G.1: Understand the mole concept.
VII.G.2: Understand molar relationships in reactions, stoichiometric calculations, and percent yield.
VII.H.2: Understand energy changes and chemical reactions.
VII.I.1: Understand the behavior of matter in its various states: solid, liquid, gas.
VII.I.3: Understand principles of ideal gas behavior and kinetic molecular theory.
VII.I.7: Describe intermolecular forces.
VII.J.1: Understand the major categories of biological molecules: proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids.
VII.K.1: Understand radioactive decay.
VIII.A.3: Understand the concepts of mass and inertia.
VIII.A.4: Understand the concept of density.
VIII.B.2: Demonstrate knowledge of vector mathematics using a graphical representation.
VIII.C.1: Understand the fundamental concepts of kinematics.
VIII.C.2: Understand forces and Newton's Laws.
VIII.C.3: Understand the concept of momentum.
VIII.D.1: Understand potential and kinetic energy.
VIII.D.2: Understand conservation of energy.
VIII.D.3: Understand the relationship of work and mechanical energy.
VIII.E.1: Understand rotational kinematics.
VIII.E.2: Understand the concept of torque.
VIII.E.4: Understand angular momentum.
VIII.F.3: Understand buoyancy.
VIII.G.1: Understand basic oscillatory motion and simple harmonic motion.
VIII.G.2: Understand the difference between transverse and longitudinal waves.
VIII.G.4: Understand the properties and behavior of sound waves.
VIII.I.1: Discuss electric charge and electric force.
VIII.I.4: Apply the concept of power to electricity.
VIII.I.5: Discuss basic DC circuits that include voltage sources and combinations of resistors.
VIII.I.6: Discuss basic DC circuits that include voltage sources and combinations of capacitors.
VIII.I.7: Understand magnetic fields and their relationship to electricity.
VIII.J.2: Understand the wave/particle duality of light.
IX.A.2: Understand relationships and interactions among atmosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere.
IX.B.1: Understand interactions among the sun, Earth, and moon.
IX.C.1: Describe the structure and motions of the solar system and its components.
IX.E.2: Identify the major tectonic plates.
IX.E.3: Describe the motions and interactions of tectonic plates.
IX.F.2: Give examples of effects of energy transfer within and among systems.
X.B.1: Understand energy transformations.
X.C.1: Recognize variations in population sizes, including human population and extinction, and describe mechanisms and conditions that produce these variations.
X.E.1: Describe the different uses for land (land management).
X.E.3: Know the different methods used to increase food production.
X.E.4: Understand land and water usage and management practices.
X.E.5: Understand how human practices affect air, water, and soil quality.
Correlation last revised: 3/1/2018