MS.PS: Physical Science

 Phases of the Moon

MS.PS.1: Matter and Its Interactions

MS.PS.1.5: Develop and use a model to describe how the total number of atoms does not change in a chemical reaction and thus mass is conserved.

 Balancing Chemical Equations
 Chemical Changes
 Chemical Equations

MS.PS.2: Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

MS.PS.2.1: Apply Newton?s Third Law to design a solution to a problem involving the motion of two colliding objects.

 Air Track
 Sled Wars

MS.PS.2.2: Plan an investigation to provide evidence that the change in an object?s motion depends on the sum of the forces on the object and the mass of the object.

 Fan Cart Physics
 Force and Fan Carts
 Free-Fall Laboratory
 Gravity Pitch
 Shoot the Monkey

MS.PS.4: Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer

MS.PS.4.1: Use mathematical representations to describe a simple model for waves that includes how the amplitude of a wave is related to the energy in a wave.


MS.PS.4.2: Develop and use a model to describe that waves are reflected, absorbed, or transmitted through various materials.

 Basic Prism
 Color Absorption
 Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
 Heat Absorption
 Laser Reflection
 Longitudinal Waves
 Ripple Tank

MS.LS: Life Science

 Phases of the Moon

MS.LS.1: From Molecules to Organisms: Structure and Processes

MS.LS.1.7: Develop a model to describe how food is rearranged through chemical reactions forming new molecules that support growth and/or release energy as this matter moves through an organism.

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Dehydration Synthesis
 Digestive System

MS.LS.4: Biological Unity and Diversity

MS.LS.4.1: Analyze and interpret data for patterns in the fossil record that document the existence, diversity, extinction, and change of life forms throughout the history of life on Earth under the assumption that natural laws operate today as in the past.

 Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

MS.LS.4.2: Apply scientific ideas to construct an explanation for the anatomical similarities and differences among modern organisms and between modern and fossil organisms to infer ancestral relationships.

 Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

MS.ESS: Earth and Space Science

 Phases of the Moon

MS.ESS.2: Earth?s Systems

MS.ESS.2.1: Develop a model to describe the cycling of Earth?s materials and the flow of energy that drives this process.

 Carbon Cycle
 Cell Energy Cycle
 Plate Tectonics
 Rock Cycle

MS.ESS.2.2: Construct an explanation based on evidence for how geoscience processes have changed Earth?s surface at varying time and spatial scales.

 Plate Tectonics
 Rock Cycle

MS.ESS.2.3: Analyze and interpret data on the distribution of fossils and rocks, continental shapes, and seafloor structures to provide evidence of the past plate motions.

 Building Pangaea
 Plate Tectonics

MS.ESS.3: Earth and Human Activity

MS.ESS.3.1: Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for how the uneven distributions of Earth?s mineral, energy, and groundwater resources are the result of past and current geoscience processes.

 Carbon Cycle

Correlation last revised: 4/4/2018

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