7.0: Overall Skills and Attitudes

7.0.1: Initiating

7.0.1.a: Formulate specific questions that lead to investigations.

Hearing: Frequency and Volume
Pendulum Clock
Sight vs. Sound Reactions

7.0.1.b: Select and justify a method to be used in finding the answer to a specific question.

Effect of Environment on New Life Form
Pendulum Clock

7.0.1.d: Select and justify a method to be used in finding a solution to a practical problem.

Estimating Population Size

7.0.3: Planning

7.0.3.a: Formulate a prediction/hypothesis that identifies a cause and effect relationship between the dependent and independent variables.

Pendulum Clock

7.0.3.b: Identify with guidance the independent and dependent variables in an experiment.

Effect of Environment on New Life Form
Pendulum Clock
Seed Germination

7.0.4: Implementing a Plan

7.0.4.a: Carry out procedures that comprise a fair test.

Effect of Environment on New Life Form
Growing Plants
Pendulum Clock
Sight vs. Sound Reactions

7.0.5: Observing, Measuring, Recording

7.0.5.c: Select and use tools to observe, measure, and construct.

Triple Beam Balance

7.0.6: Analysing and Interpreting

7.0.6.a: Construct graphs to display data, and interpret and evaluate these and other graphs.

Graphing Skills

7.0.7: Concluding and Applying

7.0.7.a: Draw a conclusion that explains investigation results.

Effect of Environment on New Life Form
Pendulum Clock

7.0.7.c: Identify a new prediction/hypothesis based on results of investigations.

Effect of Environment on New Life Form
Pendulum Clock

7.0.7.g: Communicate methods, results, conclusions, and new knowledge in a variety of ways.

Hearing: Frequency and Volume
Seed Germination
Sight vs. Sound Reactions

7.0.7.h: Identify and evaluate potential applications of investigation results.

Pendulum Clock

7.0.8: Reflecting on Science and Technology

7.0.8.d: Describe examples of how technologies have evolved over time in response to changing needs and scientific advances.

DNA Analysis

7.0.8.g: Discuss societal, environmental, and economic impacts of scientific and technological endeavours.

DNA Analysis

7.1: Interactions Within Ecosystems

7.1.01: Use appropriate vocabulary related to their investigations of interactions within ecosystems.

Food Chain

7.1.03: Identify abiotic and biotic components of ecosystems that allow particular organisms to survive.

Natural Selection
Pond Ecosystem

7.1.05: Identify and describe positive and negative examples of human interventions that have an impact on ecological succession or the makeup of ecosystems.

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
Pond Ecosystem
Rabbit Population by Season

7.1.08: Compare photosynthesis to cellular respiration, and explain how both are part of the cycling of matter and the transfer of energy in ecosystems.

Carbon Cycle
Cell Energy Cycle
Pond Ecosystem

7.1.09: Analyze food webs, using ecological pyramids, to show energy gained or lost at various consumer levels.

Forest Ecosystem
Prairie Ecosystem

7.1.10: Analyze, using ecological pyramids, the implications of the loss of producers and consumers to the transfer of energy within an ecosystem.

Food Chain
Forest Ecosystem

7.1.12: Provide examples of scavengers and decomposers, and describe their role in cycling matter in an ecosystem.

Forest Ecosystem

7.2: Particle Theory of Matter

7.2.01: Use appropriate vocabulary related to their investigations of the particle theory of matter.

Temperature and Particle Motion

7.2.06: Describe the particle theory of matter and use it to explain changes of state.

Phases of Water
Temperature and Particle Motion

7.2.07: Differentiate between the concept of temperature and the concept of heat.

Energy Conversion in a System
Temperature and Particle Motion

7.2.11: Recognize that heat energy is the most common by-product of energy transformations, and describe some examples.

Energy Conversion in a System

7.2.12: Identify different forms of energy that can be transformed into heat energy.

Energy Conversion in a System
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

7.3: Forces and Structures

7.3.11: Evaluate a structure to determine the appropriateness of its design, using the design process.

Trebuchet

7.4: Earth's Crust

7.4.03: Describe the geological processes involved in rock and mineral formation, and classify rocks and minerals by their method of formation.

Rock Cycle

7.4.05: Explain how rocks on the Earth constantly undergo a slow process of change through the rock cycle.

Rock Cycle

7.4.12: Describe evidence used to support the continental drift theory and explain why this theory was not generally accepted by scientists.

Building Pangaea

7.4.14: Explain geological processes and events using the theory of plate tectonics.

Plate Tectonics

Correlation last revised: 9/24/2019

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