1: Life Science: Reproduction

1.1: Cellular Processes

1.1.1: recognize that the nucleus of a cell contains genetic information and determines cellular processes

Cell Structure
RNA and Protein Synthesis

1.1.2: explain the importance of using the terms gene and chromosome properly

Human Karyotyping

1.1.3: identify major shifts in scientific understanding of genetics

DNA Analysis

1.1.4: illustrate and describe the basic processes of mitosis and meiosis

Cell Division

1.2: Asexual and Sexual Reproduction

1.2.1: distinguish between sexual and asexual reproduction in representative organisms

Pollination: Flower to Fruit

1.2.3: identify questions to investigate about sexual reproduction in plants

Pollination: Flower to Fruit

1.2.4: use tools and apparatus safely to investigate the structure of flowers

Pollination: Flower to Fruit

1.2.5: communicate the results of an investigation into the structure of flowers

Pollination: Flower to Fruit

1.3: Genetic Changes

1.3.1: provide examples of genetic conditions that cannot be cured using scientific and technological knowledge at the present time

Human Karyotyping

1.3.3: evaluate information and evidence gathered on the topic of genetics and genetic engineering

Mouse Genetics (One Trait)
Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)

2: Physical Science: Atoms and Elements

2.1: Safety Considerations and Physical Properties

2.1.3: investigate materials and describe them in terms of their physical properties

Density Experiment: Slice and Dice

2.2: Chemical Changes and Reactions

2.2.1: describe changes that result from common chemical reactions: energy change

Chemical Changes change in colour

Chemical Changes new chemical substance formed

Chemical Equations
Equilibrium and Concentration

2.2.2: determine, where possible, if the change in a material or object is physical or chemical on the basis of experimental data

Chemical Changes

2.2.3: identify new questions about physical and chemical changes that arise from investigations


2.3: Atomic Theory

2.3.1: identify major changes in atomic theory up to and including the Bohr model

Bohr Model of Hydrogen
Bohr Model: Introduction

2.3.2: use models in describing the structure and the components of atoms and molecules, and explain the importance of choosing words that are scientifically appropriate: determine the number of protons and electrons in the atom of an element, given its atomic number

Element Builder determine the number of protons, electrons, and neutrons, given the mass number and atomic number

Element Builder be able to write the appropriate symbol for an isotope, given the number of protons and neutrons

Element Builder

2.4: Periodic Law

2.4.1: identify examples of common elements, and compare their characteristics and atomic structure

Element Builder

2.4.2: describe and explain the role of collecting evidence, finding relationships, and proposing explanations in the development of the periodic table

Electron Configuration

2.4.3: use a periodic table to predict properties of a family elements: period

Electron Configuration family

Electron Configuration
Ionic Bonds

2.4.4: identify the elements and number of atoms, given a chemical formula

Chemical Equations

3: Physical Science: Characteristics of Electricity

3.2: Static Electricity and Electric Current

3.2.1: describe the flow of charge in an electrical circuit and describe the factors affecting the amount of resistance in a wire (length, diameter, type): voltage

Advanced Circuits
Circuit Builder
Circuits electric current

Advanced Circuits
Circuit Builder
Circuits resistance

Advanced Circuits
Circuit Builder

3.3: Series and Parallel Circuits

3.3.2: use an ammeter and a voltmeter to measure current and voltage in series and parallel circuits


3.3.5: present graphically the data from investigation of voltage, current, and resistance in series and parallel circuits

Circuit Builder

3.3.6: describe series and parallel (maximum two resistors) circuits involving varying resistance, voltage, and current, using Ohmsâ?? Law: draw circuit diagrams, using circuit symbols for a cell, switch, battery, lamp, resistor, multirange meter

Advanced Circuits
Circuit Builder

3.4: Use of Electrical Energy

3.4.1: relate electrical energy to domestic power consumption costs: watt as a unit of power (1 W = 1 J/s)

Household Energy Usage

3.4.3: compare examples of past and current technologies that used current electricity to meet similar needs

Electromagnetic Induction

4: Earth and Space Science: Space Exploration

4.3: Composition and Characteristics of the Solar System

4.3.5: describe the effects of solar phenomena on Earth: solar radiation

Seasons Around the World

4.4: Composition and Characteristics of the Universe

4.4.2: describe and classify the major components of the universe: giant stars

H-R Diagram

Correlation last revised: 9/24/2019

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