21st Century Science
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.
SC.O.9.2.2: illustrate meiosis and mitosis and relate to chromosome number and production of sperm, egg and body cells.
SC.O.9.2.3: analyze cyclic changes in populations of organisms.
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).
SC.O.9.2.5: compare and contrast the structure and function of cells, tissues and systems of different organisms.
SC.O.9.2.6: diagram the transfer of matter and energy in the chemical/molecular processes of photosynthesis, respiration and fermentation.
SC.O.9.2.7: predict chemical and physical properties of an element using its position in the periodic table.
SC.O.9.2.8: compare the types of radioactive decay in terms of particles and energy generated.
SC.O.9.2.9: predict the changes in density as mass and volume change.
SC.O.9.2.10: relate molecular motion, kinetic energy and states of matter.
SC.O.9.2.11: write formulas and name compounds given oxidation numbers of monatomic and polyatomic ions.
SC.O.9.2.12: propose the results of changing the number of protons, neutrons or electrons on the properties of an atom.
SC.O.9.2.13: determine formulas and names for binary compounds.
SC.O.9.2.14: classify a binary chemical bond as ionic, nonpolar covalent or polar covalent.
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).
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).
SC.O.9.2.17: differentiate various forms of energy and energy transformations including fission and fusion.
SC.O.9.2.18: assess absorption and dissipation of heat by various materials.
SC.O.9.2.20: construct electric circuits and mathematically model electric circuits using Ohm?s Law and power equations.
SC.O.9.2.21: establish the relationship between distance and the intensity of light, charge and gravitational attraction (e.g., inverse square law).
SC.O.9.2.22: interpret and draw conclusions from speed-distance-time data and graphs.
SC.O.9.2.23: analyze experiments to determine which variables affect the motion of pendulums.
SC.O.9.2.24: differentiate between transverse and longitudinal waves and model examples of each type (e.g., light, sound, or seismic).
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.
SC.O.9.2.26: analyze the relationships among latitude, altitude and climate.
SC.O.9.2.27: classify common rock forming minerals by examining their physical and chemical properties.
SC.O.9.2.28: analyze the processes of the rock cycle to predict the paleo-environment in which a rock sample is formed.
SC.O.9.2.31: interpret a half-life graph to determine the absolute age of a given sample.
SC.O.9.2.32: compare and contrast theoretical models explaining forces driving lithospheric plate motion (e.g., slab pull, plate push, or convection).
SC.O.9.2.33: research and organize evidence to support the theory of plate tectonics.
SC.O.9.2.34: apply fusion, heat transfer, gravity, and electromagnetism to the sun, its evolution and its impact on earth.
Correlation last revised: 3/29/2010