21st Century Skills and Readiness Competencies
S.1.GLE.1: Mixtures of substances can be separated based on their properties such as solubility, boiling points, magnetic properties, and densities
S.1.GLE.1.N: Nature of Science:
S.1.GLE.1.N.3: Share experimental data, and respectfully discuss inconsistent results.
S.2.GLE.1: Individual organisms with certain traits are more likely than others to survive and have offspring in a specific environment
S.2.GLE.1.IQ: Inquiry Questions:
S.2.GLE.1.IQ.1: What is the relationship between an organism?s traits and its potential for survival and reproduction?
S.2.GLE.1.N: Nature of Science:
S.2.GLE.1.N.1: Create and use sound experimental designs to collect data around survival and genetic traits.
S.2.GLE.1.N.2: Describe several ways in which scientists would study genetics, and suggest ways that this has contributed to our understanding of survival and populations.
S.2.GLE.2: The human body is composed of atoms, molecules, cells, tissues, organs, and organ systems that have specific functions and interactions
S.2.GLE.2.IQ: Inquiry Questions:
S.2.GLE.2.IQ.2: How do organs and organ systems in the human body interact to perform specific functions?
S.2.GLE.2.RA: Relevance and Application:
S.2.GLE.2.RA.1: There are technologies such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT) scans, and chemical lab tests that are related to the diagnosis and treatment of the human body?s diseases.
S.2.GLE.2.N: Nature Of Science:
S.2.GLE.2.N.1: Critically evaluate models, and identify the strengths and weaknesses of the model in representing our understanding of the human body.
S.2.GLE.3: Cells are the smallest unit of life that can function independently and perform all the necessary functions of life
S.2.GLE.3.IQ: Inquiry Questions:
S.2.GLE.3.IQ.1: How is the basic structure of a cell related to its function?
S.2.GLE.3.IQ.2: How are the components ? or organelles ? of a cell related to the cell?s function?
S.2.GLE.3.IQ.3: How are various cells unique, and what do they have in common with other cells?
S.2.GLE.3.N: Nature of Science:
S.2.GLE.3.N.1: Recognize that our current understanding of cells has developed over centuries of studies by many scientists, and that through continued scientific investigations and advances in data collection, we will continue to refine our understanding of cells.
S.2.GLE.4: Photosynthesis and cellular respiration are important processes by which energy is acquired and utilized by organisms
S.2.GLE.4.IQ: Inquiry Questions:
S.2.GLE.4.IQ.1: What is the relationship between photosynthesis and cellular respiration?
S.2.GLE.4.IQ.2: What energy transformations occur in both the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration?
S.2.GLE.4.RA: Relevance and Application:
S.2.GLE.4.RA.2: The energy in food comes from Sunlight via photosynthesis and is the basis for most ecosystems on earth.
S.2.GLE.4.N: Nature of Science:
S.2.GLE.4.N.1: Ask a testable question and make a falsifiable hypothesis about photosynthesis or respiration and design an inquiry based method to find an answer.
S.2.GLE.4.N.3: Share experimental data, and respectfully discuss conflicting results emulating the practice of scientists.
S.2.GLE.5: Multiple lines of evidence show the evolution of organisms over geologic time
S.2.GLE.5.N: Nature of Science:
S.2.GLE.5.N.1: Share experimental data, and respectfully discuss conflicting results emulating the practice of scientists.
S.3.GLE.1: Major geologic events such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, mid-ocean ridges, and mountain formation are associated with plate boundaries and attributed to plate motions
S.3.GLE.1.IQ: Inquiry Questions:
S.3.GLE.1.IQ.1: How can major geologic events be attributed to plate movement?
Correlation last revised: 4/4/2018