SC.O.9.2: Students will demonstrate knowledge understanding and applications of scientific facts, concepts, principles, theories, and models delineated in the objectives. demonstrate an understanding of the interrelationships among physics, chemistry, biology, earth/environmental science, and astronomy; and apply knowledge, understanding and skills of science subject matter/concepts to daily life.

SC.O.9.2.1: apply principles of Mendelian genetics to solve heredity problems.

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

SC.O.9.2.2: illustrate meiosis and mitosis and relate to chromosome number and production of sperm, egg and body cells.

Cell Division
Human Karyotyping

SC.O.9.2.3: analyze cyclic changes in populations of organisms.

Food Chain
Forest Ecosystem
Prairie Ecosystem

SC.O.9.2.4: design an environment that demonstrates the interdependence of plants and animals (e.g., energy and chemical cycles, adaptations of structures and behaviors).

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Food Chain

SC.O.9.2.5: compare and contrast the structure and function of cells, tissues and systems of different organisms.

Circulatory System

SC.O.9.2.6: diagram the transfer of matter and energy in the chemical/molecular processes of photosynthesis, respiration and fermentation.

Energy Conversion in a System
Energy Conversions
Interdependence of Plants and Animals
Photosynthesis Lab
Pond Ecosystem

SC.O.9.2.7: predict chemical and physical properties of an element using its position in the periodic table.

Electron Configuration

SC.O.9.2.8: compare the types of radioactive decay in terms of particles and energy generated.

Nuclear Decay

SC.O.9.2.9: predict the changes in density as mass and volume change.

Density Experiment: Slice and Dice
Density Laboratory
Density via Comparison
Determining Density via Water Displacement

SC.O.9.2.10: relate molecular motion, kinetic energy and states of matter.

Energy Conversions
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Phase Changes
Temperature and Particle Motion

SC.O.9.2.11: write formulas and name compounds given oxidation numbers of monatomic and polyatomic ions.

Covalent Bonds
Dehydration Synthesis
Ionic Bonds
Stoichiometry

SC.O.9.2.12: propose the results of changing the number of protons, neutrons or electrons on the properties of an atom.

Electron Configuration
Element Builder
Nuclear Decay

SC.O.9.2.13: determine formulas and names for binary compounds.

Covalent Bonds
Dehydration Synthesis
Ionic Bonds
Stoichiometry

SC.O.9.2.14: classify a binary chemical bond as ionic, nonpolar covalent or polar covalent.

Covalent Bonds
Ionic Bonds

SC.O.9.2.15: given a chemical equation deduce the coefficients and classify the reaction type (e.g., synthesis or combination, decomposition, single replacement, or double replacement and combustion).

Balancing Chemical Equations
Chemical Equation Balancing
Dehydration Synthesis

SC.O.9.2.16: assess and provide evidence to justify the occurrence of a chemical reaction (e.g., production of color, light, heat, sound, smell, gas, or precipitate).

Radiation

SC.O.9.2.17: differentiate various forms of energy and energy transformations including fission and fusion.

Energy Conversion in a System
Energy Conversions
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

SC.O.9.2.18: assess absorption and dissipation of heat by various materials.

Calorimetry Lab

SC.O.9.2.20: construct electric circuits and mathematically model electric circuits using Ohm?s Law and power equations.

Advanced Circuits
Circuits
Determining a Spring Constant

SC.O.9.2.21: establish the relationship between distance and the intensity of light, charge and gravitational attraction (e.g., inverse square law).

Charge Launcher
Gravitational Force
Gravity Pitch
Radiation

SC.O.9.2.22: interpret and draw conclusions from speed-distance-time data and graphs.

Distance-Time Graphs
Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs
Fan Cart Physics
Force and Fan Carts
Freefall Laboratory
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Roller Coaster Physics

SC.O.9.2.23: analyze experiments to determine which variables affect the motion of pendulums.

Simple Harmonic Motion

SC.O.9.2.24: differentiate between transverse and longitudinal waves and model examples of each type (e.g., light, sound, or seismic).

Earthquake - Recording Station
Longitudinal Waves

SC.O.9.2.25: predict weather based on the relationships of temperature, air pressure, wind speed, wind direction and humidity as depicted on a weather map and meteorological data.

Hurricane Motion
Weather Maps

SC.O.9.2.26: analyze the relationships among latitude, altitude and climate.

Seasons Around the World
Seasons in 3D
Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun
Seasons: Why do we have them?

SC.O.9.2.27: classify common rock forming minerals by examining their physical and chemical properties.

Mineral Identification

SC.O.9.2.28: analyze the processes of the rock cycle to predict the paleo-environment in which a rock sample is formed.

Rock Cycle

SC.O.9.2.31: interpret a half-life graph to determine the absolute age of a given sample.

Distance-Time Graphs
Force and Fan Carts
Half-life

SC.O.9.2.32: compare and contrast theoretical models explaining forces driving lithospheric plate motion (e.g., slab pull, plate push, or convection).

Plate Tectonics

SC.O.9.2.33: research and organize evidence to support the theory of plate tectonics.

Plate Tectonics

SC.O.9.2.34: apply fusion, heat transfer, gravity, and electromagnetism to the sun, its evolution and its impact on earth.

Calorimetry Lab
Gravitational Force
Gravity Pitch
Orbital Motion - Kepler's Laws
Tides

Correlation last revised: 5/31/2018

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