MW: The Material World

MW.A: Properties

MW.A.3: Properties of solutions

MW.A.3.g: pH scale

MW.A.3.g.i: Describes the pH scale (acidity, alkalinity, neutrality, increasing and decreasing values)

 pH Analysis
 pH Analysis: Quad Color Indicator

MW.A.3.g.ii: Determines the pH of a few common substances (e.g. distilled water, rainwater, saliva, lemon juice, cleaners)

 pH Analysis
 pH Analysis: Quad Color Indicator

MW.A.3.h: Electrolytic dissociation

MW.A.3.h.i: Describes electrolytic dissociation

 Titration

MW.A.3.i: Ions

MW.A.3.i.i: Defines the concept of ion

 Element Builder

MW.B: Changes

MW.B.3: Chemical changes

MW.B.3.e: Combustion

MW.B.3.e.i: Describes the perceivable manifestations of rapid combustion (e.g. heat, light)

 Chemical Equations

MW.B.3.e.ii: Explains a combustion reaction using the fire triangle

 Chemical Equations

MW.B.3.g: Acid-base neutralization reaction

MW.B.3.g.i: Gives examples of acid-base neutralization reactions (e.g. adding lime to neutralize the acidity of a lake)

 Titration

MW.B.3.g.ii: Names the products formed during acid-base neutralization (salt and water)

 Titration

MW.B.3.g.iii: Recognizes an acid-base neutralization from its equation

 Titration

MW.B.3.j: Law of conservation of mass

MW.B.3.j.i: Explains the law of conservation of mass during a chemical reaction

 Chemical Changes
 Chemical Equations

MW.B.3.j.ii: Represents the conservation of mass using the particle model

 Chemical Equations

MW.B.3.k: Balancing chemical equations

MW.B.3.k.i: Balances chemical equations

 Balancing Chemical Equations
 Chemical Equations

MW.B.5: Transformation of energy

MW.B.5.b: Law of conservation of energy

MW.B.5.b.i: Explains qualitatively the law of conservation of energy

 Air Track
 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

MW.B.5.b.ii: Applies the law of conservation of energy in different contexts

 Air Track
 Energy Conversion in a System
 Energy of a Pendulum
 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
 Roller Coaster Physics

MW.B.5.c: Energy efficiency

MW.B.5.c.i: Defines the energy efficiency of a device or system as the proportion of energy consumed that is transformed into effective work (amount of useful energy / amount of energy consumed x100)

 Pulley Lab

MW.B.5.d: Distinction between heat and temperature

MW.B.5.d.i: Describes heat as a manifestation of energy

 Energy Conversion in a System

MW.B.5.d.ii: Describes the relationship between heat and temperature

 Energy Conversion in a System
 Temperature and Particle Motion

MW.C: Organization

MW.C.1: Structure of matter

MW.C.1.g: Groups and periods

MW.C.1.g.i: Locates the groups and periods in the periodic table

 Electron Configuration
 Ionic Bonds

MW.C.1.g.ii: Describes the common characteristics of a group (e.g. number of valence electrons, chemical reactivity)

 Electron Configuration
 Ionic Bonds

MW.C.1.g.iii: Associates the number of electron shells in an element with the number of its period

 Electron Configuration

MW.C.1.h: Rutherford-Bohr atomic model

MW.C.1.h.i: Describes the Rutherford-Bohr atomic model

 Element Builder

MW.C.1.h.ii: Represents atoms using the Rutherford-Bohr model

 Element Builder

MW.C.1.k: Lewis notation

MW.C.1.k.i: Determines the number of valence electrons in an element

 Electron Configuration
 Element Builder

MW.C.1.k.ii: Represents atoms using Lewis notation

 Covalent Bonds
 Element Builder
 Ionic Bonds

MW.F: Electricity and electromagnetism

MW.F.1: Electricity

MW.F.1.c: Ohm's law

MW.F.1.c.i: Describes qualitatively the relationship between voltage, resistance and current intensity in an electrical circuit

 Advanced Circuits
 Circuits

MW.F.1.c.ii: Applies the mathematical relationship between voltage, resistance and current intensity in an electrical circuit (V = RI)

 Advanced Circuits
 Circuits

MW.F.1.d: Electrical circuits

MW.F.1.d.i: Describes the function of different elements of an electrical circuit (e.g. the wires transmit electrons along the circuit, resistors transform electrical energy into another form of energy)

 Advanced Circuits
 Circuits

MW.F.1.d.iv: Represents a simple electrical circuit using a diagram

 Advanced Circuits
 Circuits

LW: The Living World

LW.A: Diversity of life forms

LW.A.1: Ecology

LW.A.1.e: Study of populations

LW.A.1.e.i: Describes a given population (density, distribution, biological cycles)

 Food Chain

LW.A.1.e.ii: Describes the influence of biotic or abiotic factors on the biological cycles of a population (natality, mortality, immigration, emigration)

 Food Chain
 Natural Selection

LW.A.1.e.iv: Defines a community as a group of populations that interact

 Food Chain

LW.A.1.e.v: Defines an ecosystem as the relationships between the individuals in a community and abiotic factors in the environment

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors

LW.A.1.f: Dynamics of communities

LW.A.1.f.i: Biodiversity

LW.A.1.f.i.: Defines the biodiversity of a community as the relative abundance of species it comprises

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

LW.A.1.f.i.: Explains factors that affect the biodiversity of a given community

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

LW.A.1.f.ii: Disturbances

LW.A.1.f.ii.: Defines a disturbance in a community

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
 Food Chain

LW.A.1.f.ii.: Explains the effects of certain factors that disturb the ecological balance (e.g. human activity, natural disasters)

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

LW.A.1.g: Dynamics of ecosystems

LW.A.1.g.i: Trophic relationships

LW.A.1.g.i.: Describes the trophic levels (producers, consumers, decomposers)

 Food Chain
 Forest Ecosystem

LW.A.1.g.i.: Explains the relationships between the trophic levels of a food web

 Forest Ecosystem

LW.A.1.g.ii: Primary productivity

LW.A.1.g.ii.: Defines primary productivity as the quantity of organic matter produced by plants in a given territory

 Forest Ecosystem

LW.A.1.g.ii.: Explains the effects of certain factors on primary productivity (e.g. bees help pollinate fruit trees, pathogenic microorganisms hinder plant growth)

 Food Chain
 Forest Ecosystem

LW.A.1.g.iii: Material and energy flow

LW.A.1.g.iii.: Describes material and energy flow in an ecosystem

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Food Chain

LW.A.1.g.iv: Chemical recycling

LW.A.1.g.iv.: Describes certain processes underlying chemical recycling (e.g. action of microorganisms and decomposers, erosion)

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Forest Ecosystem

LW.B: Life-sustaining processes

LW.B.f: Photosynthesis and respiration

LW.B.f.ii: Represents the photosynthesis reaction in a balanced equation

 Cell Energy Cycle

LW.B.f.iv: Represents the respiration reaction in a balanced equation

 Cell Energy Cycle

ES: The Earth and Space

ES.A: Characteristics of the Earth

ES.A.2: Lithosphere

ES.A.2.p: Biogeochemical cycles

ES.A.2.p.i: Carbon cycle

ES.A.2.p.i.: Describes transformations related to the circulation of carbon (e.g. photosynthesis, plant decomposition, dissolution in water, combustion of fossil fuels)

 Carbon Cycle
 Cell Energy Cycle

ES.A.4: Atmosphere

ES.A.4.b: Greenhouse effect

ES.A.4.b.i: Describes the greenhouse effect

 Carbon Cycle
 Greenhouse Effect

ES.A.5: Climate zone

ES.A.5.c: Marine biomes

ES.A.5.c.i: Describes different marine biomes (e.g. fauna, flora, temperature, salinity)

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
 Dichotomous Keys

ES.C: Astronomical phenomena

ES.C.1: Concepts related to astronomy

ES.C.1.b: Earth-Moon system

ES.C.1.b.i: Describes the tides in terms of the gravitational effect of the Earth-Moon system

 Tides

T: Techniques

T.B: Science

T.B.d: Using measuring instruments

T.B.d.vi: Uses measuring instruments appropriately (e.g. ammeter, volumetric flask)

 Triple Beam Balance

S: Strategies

S.A: Exploration strategies

S.A.17: Generalizing on the basis of several structurally similar cases

 Dichotomous Keys

Correlation last revised: 11/17/2017

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