Tested State Standards
1.6.6: The student knows matter has physical properties that can be used for classification.
1.6.6.A: compare metals, nonmetals, and metalloids using physical properties such as luster, conductivity, or malleability; and
1.7.5: The student knows that interactions occur between matter and energy.
1.7.5.C: diagram the flow of energy through living systems, including food chains, food webs, and energy pyramids.
1.7.6: The student knows that matter has physical and chemical properties and can undergo physical and chemical changes.
1.7.6.B: distinguish between physical and chemical changes in matter in the digestive system.
1.8.5: The student knows that matter is composed of atoms and has chemical and physical properties.
1.8.5.D: recognize that chemical formulas are used to identify substances and determine the number of atoms of each element in chemical formulas containing subscripts;
1.8.5.F: recognize whether a chemical equation containing coefficients is balanced or not and how that relates to the law of conservation of mass.
2.6.8: The student knows force and motion are related to potential and kinetic energy.
2.6.8.A: compare and contrast potential and kinetic energy;
2.6.8.C: calculate average speed using distance and time measurements; and
2.6.8.D: measure and graph changes in motion.
2.7.7: The student knows that there is a relationship among force, motion, and energy.
2.7.7.A: contrast situations where work is done with different amounts of force to situations where no work is done such as moving a box with a ramp and without a ramp, or standing still.
3.6.11: The student understands the organization of our solar system and the relationships among the various bodies that comprise it.
3.6.11.B: understand that gravity is the force that governs the motion of our solar system.
3.8.7: The student knows the effects resulting from cyclical movements of the Sun, Earth, and Moon.
3.8.7.A: model and illustrate how the tilted Earth rotates on its axis, causing day and night, and revolves around the Sun causing changes in seasons;
3.8.7.B: demonstrate and predict the sequence of events in the lunar cycle; and
3.8.7.C: relate the position of the Moon and Sun to their effect on ocean tides.
3.8.8: The student knows characteristics of the universe.
3.8.8.A: describe components of the universe, including stars, nebulae, and galaxies, and use models such as the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram for classification;
3.8.9: The student knows that natural events can impact Earth systems.
3.8.9.B: relate plate tectonics to the formation of crustal features; and
4.7.11: The student knows that populations and species demonstrate variation and inherit many of their unique traits through gradual processes over many generations.
4.7.11.C: identify some changes in genetic traits that have occurred over several generations through natural selection and selective breeding such as the Galapagos Medium Ground Finch (Geospiza fortis) or domestic animals.
4.7.12: The student knows that living systems at all levels of organization demonstrate the complementary nature of structure and function.
4.7.12.B: identify the main functions of the systems of the human organism, including the circulatory, respiratory, skeletal, muscular, digestive, excretory, reproductive, integumentary, nervous, and endocrine systems;
4.7.12.D: differentiate between structure and function in plant and animal cell organelles, including cell membrane, cell wall, nucleus, cytoplasm, mitochondrion, chloroplast, and vacuole; and
4.7.14: The student knows that reproduction is a characteristic of living organisms and that the instructions for traits are governed in the genetic material.
4.7.14.B: compare the results of uniform or diverse offspring from sexual reproduction or asexual reproduction; and
4.7.14.C: recognize that inherited traits of individuals are governed in the genetic material found in the genes within chromosomes in the nucleus.
4.8.11: The student knows that interdependence occurs among living systems and the environment and that human activities can affect these systems.
4.8.11.A: describe producer/consumer, predator/prey, and parasite/host relationships as they occur in food webs within marine, freshwater, and terrestrial ecosystems;
4.8.11.B: investigate how organisms and populations in an ecosystem depend on and may compete for biotic and abiotic factors such as quantity of light, water, range of temperatures, or soil composition;
4.8.11.C: explore how short-and long-term environmental changes affect organisms and traits in subsequent populations; and
5.8.2: The student uses scientific inquiry methods during laboratory and field investigations.
5.8.2.A: plan and implement comparative and descriptive investigations by making observations, asking well-defined questions, and using appropriate equipment and technology;
5.8.2.B: design and implement comparative and experimental investigations by making observations, asking well-defined questions, formulating testable hypotheses, and using appropriate equipment and technology;
5.8.2.D: construct tables and graphs, using repeated trials and means, to organize data and identify patterns; and
Correlation last revised: 8/7/2014