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: 3/29/2010

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