12A: Students who meet the standard know and apply concepts that explain how living things function, adapt, and change.

12A.1: Apply scientific inquiries or technological designs to examine the cellular unit recognizing how cells function independently to keep the organism alive at the single cell level and dependently at specialized levels, or comparing the metabolic and reproductive processes, structures and functions of single and multi-cellular organisms, to examine the patterns of change and stability over time, investigating the development of organisms and their environmental adaptations over broad time periods, or comparing the physical characteristics of two to three generations of familial characteristics.

 Paramecium Homeostasis

12A.3: Apply scientific inquiries or technological designs to explore the basic roles of genes and chromosomes in transmitting traits over generations, describing how physical traits are transmitted through sexual or asexual reproductive processes, charting 'pedigree' probabilities for transmissions, identifying examples of selective breeding for particular traits, or analyzing how familiar human diseases are related to genetic mutations.

 Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection
 Inheritance
 Mouse Genetics (One Trait)
 Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)

12A.4: Apply scientific inquiries or technological designs to examine stimulus-response reactions in organisms, comparing growth responses in plants, comparing simple locomotive or metabolic responses in simple or complex life forms.

 Homeostasis
 Human Homeostasis
 Paramecium Homeostasis

12B: Students who meet the standard know and apply concepts that describe how living things interact with each other and with their environment.

12B.1: Apply scientific inquiries or technological designs to study the impact of multiple factors that affect organisms in a habitat, describing how behaviors are influenced by internal and external factors, sketching the interrelationships among/between the land, water and air components to life in the system, predicting the consequences of the disruption of a food pyramid, identifying the interrelationships and variables that affect population sizes and behaviors, or identifying different niches and relationships found among organisms in an Illinois habitat.

 Forest Ecosystem
 Human Homeostasis
 Rabbit Population by Season

12B.2: Apply scientific inquiries or technological designs to apply the competitive, adaptive and survival potential of organisms, describing how fossils are used to determine patterns of evolution, observing how plant and animal characteristics help organisms survive in their environments, or analyzing how environmental factors threaten or enhance the survival potential of populations.

 Evolution: Mutation and Selection
 Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection
 Natural Selection
 Rainfall and Bird Beaks

12C: Students who meet the standard know and apply concepts that describe properties of matter and energy and the interactions between them.

12C.1: Apply scientific inquiries or technological designs to demonstrate the interactions of energy forms explaining how interactions of matter and energy affect the changes of state, tracing electrical current in simple direct and alternating circuits, or diagramming how sound, heat and light energy forms are detected by humans and other organisms.

 Circuit Builder
 Phases of Water

12D: Students who meet the standard know and apply concepts that describe force and motion and the principles that explain them.

12D.2: Apply scientific inquiries or technological designs to incorporate the impact of force on motion, associating Newton's three laws of motion to mass, distance, and acceleration, making metric mathematical calculations of average speed, velocity, and acceleration, or comparing resistance and friction factors in electrical, magnetic, fluid, and physical systems.

 Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs
 Force and Fan Carts
 Free-Fall Laboratory
 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

12E: Students who meet the standard know and apply concepts that describe the features and processes of Earth and its resources.

12E.1: Apply scientific inquiries or technological designs to examine the large-scale dynamic forces, events and processes that affect Earth's land and populations, demonstrating tectonic movements related to earthquakes, tsunamies and volcanoes, or researching past, current and projected Earth system phenomena that affect populations.

 Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
 Plate Tectonics

12E.2: Apply scientific inquiries or technological designs to examine the large-scale dynamic forces, events and processes that affect Earth's water/atmospheric systems and populations, researching hurricane paths, global temperature trends, ocean temperatures and their effects on populations, researching past, current and projected Earth system phenomena that affect populations, or exploring the concepts associated with the 'greenhouse effect' on Earth.

 Greenhouse Effect
 Hurricane Motion

12F: Students who meet the standard know and apply concepts that explain the composition and structure of the universe and Earth's place in it.

12F.1: Apply scientific inquiries or technological designs to analyze the solar system and planetary characteristics, comparing gravitational, atmospheric, compositional, and energy factors necessary for planetary habitation, describing evidence for presence of water beyond Earth, or predicting factors and materials necessary for interplanetary travel and study.

 Comparing Earth and Venus
 Solar System
 Solar System Explorer

Correlation last revised: 5/10/2018

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