SE: Sustainability of Ecosystems

SE.1: Explore cultural perspectives on sustainability

SE.1.2: Explain changes in the scientific worldview (paradigm shift) of sustainability and human?s responsibility to protect ecosystems.

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

SE.2: Examine biodiversity within local ecosystems

SE.2.1: Observe and document a range of organisms to illustrate the biodiversity within a local ecosystem.

Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors

SE.2.4: Explain how the biodiversity of an ecosystem contributes to its sustainability.

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

SE.2.5: Identify energy flow in ecosystems using the concept of the pyramid of energy, numbers, or biomass.

Food Chain

SE.2.10: Examine the impact of invasive species on an ecosystem.

Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors

SE.3: Analyze population dynamics within an ecosystem

SE.3.1: Explain various ways in which natural populations maintain equilibrium and relate this equilibrium to the resource limits of an ecosystem.

Food Chain

SE.3.2: Construct and/or interpret graphs of population dynamics.

Food Chain

SE.4: Identify cycles, change, and stability in ecosystems

SE.4.1: Illustrate the cycling of nutrients and matter through biotic and abiotic components of an ecosystem by tracking carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen.

Cell Energy Cycle

SE.5: Investigate human impact on ecosystems

SE.5.1: Explain why ecosystems with similar characteristics can exist in different geographical locations.

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors

SE.5.3: Explain why different ecosystems respond differently to short-term stresses and long-term changes.

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors

MW: Motion in our World

MW.1: Explore motion-related technologies

MW.1.2: Distinguish between scientific questions and technological problems when exploring motion-related topics.

Trebuchet

MW.1.6: Evaluate the role of continued testing in the development and improvement of technologies related to motion.

Electromagnetic Induction

MW.3: Investigate the relationship among distance, time, and speed for objects that undergo uniform motion

MW.3.2: Design an experiment and identify specific variables to be tested.

Pendulum Clock
Real-Time Histogram

MW.3.4: Use appropriate instruments such as ticker timers, stopwatches, photogates, or motion detectors to collect data effectively and accurately.

Simple Harmonic Motion

MW.3.10: Define instantaneous speed and average speed as they relate to uniform motion.

Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs - Metric
Golf Range
Shoot the Monkey

MW.4: Investigate the relationship among speed, time, and acceleration for objects that undergo uniformly accelerated motion

MW.4.1: Collect data about everyday objects that undergo uniformly accelerated motion.

Free-Fall Laboratory
Shoot the Monkey

MW.4.3: Construct and analyze distance-time and speed-time graphs of objects that undergo uniform acceleration.

Atwood Machine
Free-Fall Laboratory
Shoot the Monkey

MW.4.4: Describe quantitatively the relationship among speed, time, and acceleration.

Free-Fall Laboratory

MW.5: Analyze graphically and mathematically the relationship among distance, speed, time and acceleration for objects that undergo simple linear motion or uniformly accelerated motion

MW.5.1: Describe quantitatively the relationship among distance, time, speed, and acceleration for everyday objects that undergo simple linear motion (uniform motion or uniformly accelerated motion).

Free-Fall Laboratory

MW.5.2: Identify the physical quantity that the slope of a distance-time graph represents.

Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs - Metric

MW.5.3: Identify the physical quantity that the slope of a speed-time graph and the area under a speed-time graph represent.

Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs - Metric

MW.5.4: Solve problems related to uniform motion and uniformly accelerated motion using the equations of motion.

Atwood Machine
Free-Fall Laboratory
Golf Range
Shoot the Monkey

MW.5.5: Use distance-time and speed-time graphs to solve problems related to uniform motion and uniformly accelerated motion.

Atwood Machine
Free-Fall Laboratory

CR: Chemical Reactions

CR.1: Observe common chemical reactions in your world

CR.1.3: Perform activities to investigate exothermic and endothermic chemical reactions.

Chemical Changes

CR.1.4: Identify indicators that provide evidence that a chemical reaction has likely taken place.

Chemical Changes
Titration

CR.2: Represent chemical reactions symbolically using models, word equations, and balanced chemical equations

CR.2.2: Name and write formulas for common ionic compounds using the periodic table and a list of ions.

Ionic Bonds

CR.2.3: Name and write formulas for common molecular compounds using the periodic table and a list of numerical prefixes.

Chemical Equations

CR.2.7: Represent chemical reactions using word equations.

Chemical Equations
Equilibrium and Concentration

CR.2.9: Represent chemical reactions and conservation of mass using models.

Chemical Changes
Chemical Equations

CR.2.10: Represent chemical reactions and conservation of mass using balanced chemical equations.

Balancing Chemical Equations
Chemical Equations

CR.4: Identify factors that affect the rates of chemical reactions

CR.4.1: Identify how factors such as temperature, concentration, and surface area can affect the rate of a chemical reaction.

Collision Theory

CR.4.2: Use the collision model to explain changes in chemical reaction rates.

Collision Theory

CR.4.3: Design and perform an experiment to determine how various factors affect chemical reaction rates, identifying and controlling major variables.

Collision Theory

CR.4.6: Interpret patterns and trends in data, and infer or calculate linear and nonlinear relationships among variables.

Pendulum Clock

CR.4.7: Value the processes for drawing conclusions in science.

Pendulum Clock

WD: Weather Dynamics

WD.1: Explore the causes and impact of severe weather in Canada

WD.1.6: Explore the technical, social, and cultural implications of present technology and potential future technological developments.

DNA Analysis

WD.2: Analyze meteorological data

WD.2.2: Recognize situations where measurement is necessary and select the appropriate measuring tool.

Triple Beam Balance

Correlation last revised: 9/24/2019

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