20?A.1.1k: explain, in general terms, the one-way flow of energy through the biosphere and how stored energy in the biosphere, as a system, is eventually ?lost? as heat

Food Chain

20-A: Energy and Matter Exchange in the Biosphere

20-A.1: Students will explain the constant flow of energy through the biosphere and ecosystems.

20-A.1.2k.1: energy flow in photosynthetic environments

Cell Energy Cycle
Food Chain

20-A.1.2k.2: energy flow in deep sea vent (chemosynthetic) ecosystems and other extreme environments

Food Chain

20?A.1.3k: explain the structure of ecosystem trophic levels, using models such as food chains and food webs

Food Chain
Forest Ecosystem

20?A.1.4k: explain, quantitatively, the flow of energy and the exchange of matter in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, using models such as pyramids of numbers, biomass and energy.

Food Chain

20?A.1.1s: formulate questions about observed relationships and plan investigations of questions, ideas, problems and issues

Real-Time Histogram
Sight vs. Sound Reactions

20-A.1.3s.1: analyze data on the diversity of plants, animals and decomposers of an endangered ecosystem, e.g., wetlands, short grass prairie, and predict long-term outcomes

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors

20-A.1.3s.2: compare alternative ways of presenting energy flow data for ecosystems; i.e., pyramids of energy, biomass and numbers

Food Chain

20-A.1.4s.1: use appropriate International System of Units (SI) notation, fundamental and derived units and significant digits

Unit Conversions 2 - Scientific Notation and Significant Digits

20?A.2.1k: explain and summarize the biogeochemical cycling of carbon, oxygen, nitrogen and phosphorus and relate this to general reuse of all matter in the biosphere

Carbon Cycle
Cell Energy Cycle

20-A.2: Students will explain the cycling of matter through the biosphere.

20-A.2.1s.2: hypothesize how alterations in the carbon cycle, resulting from the burning of fossil fuels, might affect other cycling phenomena; e.g., sulfur, iron, water

Carbon Cycle

20?A.3.1k: explain the interrelationship of energy, matter and ecosystem productivity (biomass production)

Carbon Cycle
Cell Energy Cycle

20?A.3.1sts: explain that science and technology are developed to meet societal needs and expand human capability

DNA Analysis

20?A.3.2s: conduct investigations into relationships between and among observable variables and use a broad range of tools and techniques to gather and record data and information

Pendulum Clock
Real-Time Histogram
Triple Beam Balance

20?A.3.4s: work collaboratively in addressing problems and apply the skills and conventions of science in communicating information and ideas and in assessing results

Pendulum Clock

20?B.1.1k: define species, population, community and ecosystem and explain the interrelationships among them

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Food Chain

20?B.1.2k: explain how terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems support a diversity of organisms through a variety of habitats and niches

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors

20?B.1.3k: identify biotic and abiotic characteristics and explain their influence in an aquatic and a terrestrial ecosystem in the local region; e.g., stream, lake, prairie, boreal forest, vacant lot, sports field

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors

20?B.1.4k: explain how limiting factors influence organism distribution and range

Food Chain

20-B: Ecosystems and Population Change

20-B.1: Students will explain that the biosphere is composed of ecosystems, each with distinctive biotic and abiotic characteristics.

20-B.1.1s.1: hypothesize the role of biotic and abiotic factors in ecosystems; e.g., competition and chinooks

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors

20-B.1.2s.1: perform a field study to measure, quantitatively, appropriate abiotic characteristics of an ecosystem and to gather, both quantitatively and qualitatively, evidence for analysis of the diversity of life in the ecosystem studied

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors

20-B.1.3s.3: evaluate the accuracy and reliability of instruments used for measurement and identify the degree of error in the field-study data

Triple Beam Balance

20?B.1.4s: work collaboratively in addressing problems and apply the skills and conventions of science in communicating information and ideas and in assessing results

Pendulum Clock

20?B.2.1k: explain that variability in a species results from heritable mutations and that some mutations may have a selective advantage

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection
Microevolution
Natural Selection

20?B.2.4k: summarize and describe lines of evidence to support the evolution of modern species from ancestral forms; i.e., the fossil record, Earth?s history, biogeography, homologous and analogous structures, embryology, biochemistry

Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

20-B.2: Students will explain the mechanisms involved in the change of populations over time.

20-B.2.1s.1: design an investigation to measure or describe an inherited variation in a plant or an animal population

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

20?B.2.2s: conduct investigations into relationships between and among observable variables and use a broad range of tools and techniques to gather and record data and information

Pendulum Clock
Real-Time Histogram
Triple Beam Balance

20?C.1.2k: explain, in general terms, how the products of the light-dependent reactions, NADPH and ATP, are used to reduce carbon in the light-independent reactions for the production of glucose; and describe where in the chloroplast these processes occur.

Cell Energy Cycle

20?C.1.1s: formulate questions about observed relationships and plan investigations of questions, ideas, problems and issues

Real-Time Histogram
Sight vs. Sound Reactions

20?C.1.2s: conduct investigations into relationships between and among observable variables and use a broad range of tools and techniques to gather and record data and information

Pendulum Clock
Real-Time Histogram
Triple Beam Balance

20?C.1.4s: work collaboratively in addressing problems and apply the skills and conventions of science in communicating information and ideas and in assessing results

Pendulum Clock

20?C.2.1k: explain, in general terms, how glucose is oxidized during glycolysis and the Krebs cycle to produce reducing power in NADH and FADH; and describe where in the cell these processes occur

Cell Energy Cycle

20?C.2.3k: distinguish, in general terms, between aerobic and anaerobic respiration and fermentation in plants, animals and yeast

Cell Energy Cycle

20?C.2.1sts: explain that science and technology are developed to meet societal needs and expand human capability

DNA Analysis

20?C.2.1s: formulate questions about observed relationships and plan investigations of questions, ideas, problems and issues

Real-Time Histogram
Sight vs. Sound Reactions

20-C: Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration

20-C.2: Students will explain the role of cellular respiration in releasing potential energy from organic compounds.

20-C.2.2s.2: measure temperature change over time of germinating and non-germinating seeds

Seed Germination

20?C.2.4s: work collaboratively in addressing problems and apply the skills and conventions of science in communicating information and ideas and in assessing results

Pendulum Clock

20-D: Human Systems

20-D.1: Students will explain how the human digestive and respiratory systems exchange energy and matter with the environment.

20-D.1.1k.1: mouth, esophagus, stomach, sphincters, small and large intestines, liver, pancreas, gall bladder

Digestive System

20?D.1.4k: describe the chemical and physical processing of matter through the digestive system into the circulatory system

Circulatory System
Digestive System

20?D.1.1s: formulate questions about observed relationships and plan investigations of questions, ideas, problems and issues

Real-Time Histogram
Sight vs. Sound Reactions

20-D.1.2s.1: observe, through dissection or computer simulations, the digestive and respiratory systems of a representative mammal and identify the major structural components

Digestive System

20?D.2.1k: identify the principal structures of the heart and associated blood vessels; i.e., atria, ventricles, septa, valves, aorta, venae cavae, pulmonary arteries and veins, sinoatrial node, atrioventricular node, Purkinje fibres

Circulatory System

20?D.2.2k: describe the action of the heart, blood pressure and the general circulation of blood through coronary, pulmonary and systemic pathways

Circulatory System

20?D.2.1s: formulate questions about observed relationships and plan investigations of questions, ideas, problems and issues

Real-Time Histogram
Sight vs. Sound Reactions

20-D.2: Students will explain the role of the circulatory and defence systems in maintaining an internal equilibrium.

20-D.2.2s.3: select and integrate information from various sources to observe the principal features of a mammalian circulatory system and the direction of blood flow, and identify structures from drawings; e.g., valves, chambers

Circulatory System

20?D.2.4s: work collaboratively in addressing problems and apply the skills and conventions of science in communicating information and ideas and in assessing results

Pendulum Clock

20?D.3.1s: formulate questions about observed relationships and plan investigations of questions, ideas, problems and issues

Real-Time Histogram
Sight vs. Sound Reactions

20?D.3.4s: work collaboratively in addressing problems and apply the skills and conventions of science in communicating information and ideas and in assessing results

Pendulum Clock

20?D.4.1s: formulate questions about observed relationships and plan investigations of questions, ideas, problems and issues

Real-Time Histogram
Sight vs. Sound Reactions

20-D.4: Students will explain the role of the motor system in the function of other body systems.

20-D.4.4s.1: use appropriate SI notation and fundamental and derived units

Unit Conversions 2 - Scientific Notation and Significant Digits

Correlation last revised: 9/24/2019

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