8.0: Overall Skills and Attitudes

8.0.1: Initiating

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

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

8.0.1.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

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

Estimating Population Size

8.0.3: Planning

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

Pendulum Clock

8.0.3.b: Identify the independent and dependent variables in an experiment.

Diffusion
Effect of Environment on New Life Form
Pendulum Clock
Seed Germination

8.0.4: Implementing a Plan

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

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

8.0.5: Observing, Measuring, Recording

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

Triple Beam Balance

8.0.7: Concluding and Applying

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

Effect of Environment on New Life Form
Pendulum Clock

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

Effect of Environment on New Life Form
Pendulum Clock

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

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

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

Pendulum Clock

8.0.8: Reflecting on Science and Technology

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

DNA Analysis

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

DNA Analysis

8.0.9: Demonstrating Scientific and Technological Attitudes

8.0.9.c: Demonstrate confidence in their ability to carry out investigations in science and technology.

Electromagnetic Induction

8.1: Cells and Systems

8.1.03: Describe cell theory.

Paramecium Homeostasis

8.1.05: Identify and compare major structures in plants and animal cells, and explain their function.

Cell Structure

8.1.07: Describe the movement of nutrients and wastes across cell membranes and explain its importance.

Cell Structure

8.1.08: Differentiate between unicellular and multicellular organisms.

Paramecium Homeostasis

8.1.10: Describe structural and functional relationship among cells, tissues, organs, and systems.

Circulatory System
Digestive System

8.1.11: Describe the structure and function of the heart and the path of blood to and from the heart through its four chambers.

Circulatory System

8.1.14: Describe, using examples, how individual systems in the human body function interdependently.

Digestive System

8.1.19: Describe functional similarities and differences of comparable structures and systems in different groups of living things.

Dichotomous Keys
Pollination: Flower to Fruit

8.2: Optics

8.2.02: Differentiate between incandescent and luminescent sources of light.

Basic Prism
Refraction

8.2.03: Demonstrate that light is a form of energy, that light travels in a straight line, and can be separated into the visible light spectrum.

Herschel Experiment - Metric

8.2.04: Explain, using the additive theory, how colours are produced, and identify applications of this theory in daily life.

Additive Colors

8.2.06: Demonstrate, using the subtractive theory, how colours are produced, and identify applications of this theory in daily life.

Subtractive Colors

8.2.10: Conduct experiments to compare the refraction of light through substances of different densities.

Basic Prism

8.2.11: Explain how reflection and refraction produce natural phenomena.

Basic Prism
Refraction

8.2.12: Investigate to determine how light interacts with concave and convex mirrors and lenses, and provide examples of their use in various optical instruments and systems.

Laser Reflection
Ray Tracing (Lenses)
Ray Tracing (Mirrors)

8.2.13: Demonstrate the formation of images using a double convex lens, and predict the effects of changes in lens position on the size and location of the image.

Ray Tracing (Lenses)

8.3: Fluids

8.3.05: Plan and conduct experiments to determine factors that affect flow within a given system.

Diffusion

8.3.06: Measure, calculate, and compare densities of solids, and liquids, and gases.

Density Laboratory

8.3.08: Compare fluids of different densities to determine how they alter the buoyant force on an object.

Archimedes' Principle
Density Laboratory
Density via Comparison

8.4: Water Systems on Earth

8.4.02: Demonstrate that water, as compared to other substances, has a high heat capacity and is able to dissolve a wide variety of solutes.

Calorimetry Lab
Energy Conversion in a System

8.4.03: Compare and contrast characteristics and properties of fresh water and salt water.

Pond Ecosystem

8.4.05: Describe how the heat capacity of large bodies of water and the movement of ocean currents influence regional climates.

Coastal Winds and Clouds - Metric

8.4.06: Describe the components of the global water cycle and explain how it works.

Water Cycle

8.4.10: Explain how tides are caused and describe their effects on shorelines.

Tides - Metric

8.4.13: Provide examples of the way in which technology is used to contain or prevent damage due to flooding, and discuss related positive and negative impacts.

Electromagnetic Induction

8.4.17: Identify substances that may pollute water, related environmental and societal impacts of pollution, and ways to reduce or eliminate effects of pollution.

Water Pollution

Correlation last revised: 9/24/2019

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