7.P.1: Understand motion, the effects of forces on motion and the graphical representations of motion.

7.P.1.1: Explain how the motion of an object can be described by its position, direction of motion, and speed with respect to some other object.

 Distance-Time Graphs
 Free Fall Tower
 Free-Fall Laboratory
 Measuring Motion

7.P.1.2: Explain the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces acting on an object (including friction, gravity and magnets).

 Force and Fan Carts

7.P.1.3: Illustrate the motion of an object using a graph to show a change in position over a period of time.

 Distance-Time Graphs
 Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs
 Free Fall Tower
 Free-Fall Laboratory

7.P.1.4: Interpret distance versus time graphs for constant speed and variable motion.

 Distance-Time Graphs
 Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs

7.P.2: Understand forms of energy, energy transfer and transformation and conservation in mechanical systems.

7.P.2.1: Explain how kinetic and potential energy contribute to the mechanical energy of an object.

 Air Track
 Energy of a Pendulum
 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
 Roller Coaster Physics
 Sled Wars

7.P.2.2: Explain how energy can be transformed from one form to another (specifically potential energy and kinetic energy) using a model or diagram of a moving object (roller coaster, pendulum, or cars on ramps as examples).

 Air Track
 Energy Conversion in a System
 Energy of a Pendulum
 Roller Coaster Physics

7.E.1: Understand how the cycling of matter (water and gases) in and out of the atmosphere relates to Earth?s atmosphere, weather and climate and the effects of the atmosphere on humans.

7.E.1.2: Explain how the cycling of water in and out of the atmosphere and atmospheric conditions relate to the weather patterns on Earth.

 Water Cycle

7.E.1.3: Explain the relationship between the movement of air masses, high and low pressure systems, and frontal boundaries to storms (including thunderstorms, hurricanes, and tornadoes) and other weather conditions that may result.

 Hurricane Motion
 Weather Maps

7.E.1.4: Predict weather conditions and patterns based on information obtained from:

7.E.1.4.a: Weather data collected from direct observations and measurement (wind speed and direction, air temperature, humidity and air pressure)

 Weather Maps

7.E.1.4.b: Weather maps, satellites and radar

 Weather Maps

7.E.1.5: Explain the influence of convection, global winds and the jet stream on weather and climatic conditions.

 Coastal Winds and Clouds
 Hurricane Motion
 Weather Maps

7.L.1: Understand the processes, structures and functions of living organisms that enable them to survive, reproduce and carry out the basic functions of life.

7.L.1.1: Compare the structures and life functions of single-celled organisms that carry out all of the basic functions of life including:

7.L.1.1.c: Paramecium

 Paramecium Homeostasis

7.L.1.1.d: Volvox

 Paramecium Homeostasis

7.L.1.2: Compare the structures and functions of plant and animal cells, including major organelles (cell membrane, cell wall, nucleus, chloroplasts, mitochondria, and vacuoles).

 Cell Structure
 RNA and Protein Synthesis

7.L.1.3: Summarize the hierarchical organization of multi-cellular organisms from cells to tissues to organs to systems to organisms.

 Circulatory System

7.L.1.4: Summarize the general functions of the major systems of the human body (digestion, respiration, reproduction, circulation, and excretion) and ways that these systems interact with each other to sustain life.

 Circulatory System
 Digestive System

7.L.2: Understand the relationship of the mechanisms of cellular reproduction, patterns of inheritance and external factors to potential variation among offspring.

7.L.2.3: Explain the impact of the environment and lifestyle choices on biological inheritance (to include common genetic diseases) and survival.

 Inheritance

Correlation last revised: 3/29/2018

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