3.1.7.A1: Common Characteristics of Life
3.1.7.A1.1: Describe the similarities and differences of physical characteristics in diverse organisms.
3.1.7.A4: Cell Cycles
3.1.7.A4.1: Explain how cells arise from pre-existing cells.
3.1.7.A5: Form and Function
3.1.7.A5.1: Explain how the cell is the basic structural and functional unit of living things.
3.1.7.A6.1: Identify the levels of organization from cell to organism.
3.1.7.A8: Unifying Themes
3.1.7.A8.1: Apply the appropriate models to show interactions among organisms in an environment.
3.1.7.B1.1: Explain how genetic instructions influence inherited traits.
3.1.7.B1.2: Identify Mendelian patterns of inheritance.
3.1.7.B4.1: Describe how selective breeding and biotechnology can alter the genetic composition of organisms.
3.1.7.C1: Natural Selection
3.1.7.C1.1: Describe how natural selection is an underlying factor in a population’s ability to adapt to changes.
3.1.7.C3: Unifying Themes
3.1.7.C3.1: Identify evidence drawn from geology, fossils, and comparative anatomy that provides the basis for the theory of evolution.
3.2.7.A1: Properties of Matter
3.2.7.A1.1: Differentiate between elements, compounds, and mixtures.
3.2.7.A1.2: Identify groups of elements that have similar properties.
3.2.7.A1.3: Explain how materials are characterized by having a specific amount of mass in each unit of volume (density).
3.2.7.A2: Structure of Matter
3.2.7.A2.1: Identify atoms as the basic building blocks of matter and that elements are composed of one type of atom.
3.2.7.A3: Matter & Energy
3.2.7.A3.1: Explain how energy transfer can affect the chemical and physical properties of matter.
3.2.7.A4.1: Describe how reactants change into products in simple chemical reactions.
3.2.7.B2: Energy Storage and Transformations: Conservation Laws
3.2.7.B2.1: Describe how energy can be changed from one form to another (transformed) as it moves through a system or transferred from one system to another system.
3.2.7.B3: Heat/Heat Transfer
3.2.7.B3.1: Differentiate among convection, conduction, and radiation.
3.2.7.B3.2: Explain why heat energy consists of the random motion and vibrations of the particles of matter.
3.2.7.B5: Nature of Waves (Sound and Light Energy)
3.2.7.B5.1: Demonstrate that visible light is a mixture of many different colors.
3.2.7.B5.2: Explain the construct of the electromagnetic spectrum.
3.2.7.B5.3: Describe how sound and light energy are transmitted by waves.
3.2.7.B6: Unifying Themes
3.2.7.B6.1: Demonstrate that heat is often produced as energy is transformed through a system.
3.2.7.B6.2: Demonstrate how the transfer of heat energy causes temperature changes.
3.3.7.A1: Earth Features and the Processes that Change It
3.3.7.A1.1: Define basic features of the rock cycle.
3.3.7.A1.3: Differentiate among the mechanisms by which heat is transferred through the Earth’s system.
3.3.7.A3: Earth’s History
3.3.7.A3.1: Explain and give examples of how physical evidence, such as fossils and surface features of glaciation support theories that the Earth has evolved over geologic time.
3.3.7.A4.1: Differentiate among Earth’s water systems.
3.3.7.A4.2: Describe the motions of tides and identify their causes.
3.3.7.A5: Weather and Climate
3.3.7.A5.1: Describe basic elements of meteorology.
3.3.7.A5.2: Explain the relationship between the energy provided by the sun and the temperature differences among water, land and atmosphere.
3.3.7.A6: Unifying Themes
3.3.7.A6.1: Locate significant geologic structures using various mapping representations.
3.3.7.A6.2: Describe changes in atmospheric conditions associated with various weather patterns.
3.3.7.B1: Composition and Structure
3.3.7.B1.1: Explain how gravity is the major force in the formation of the planets, stars, and the solar system.
3.3.7.B1.2: Describe gravity as a major force in determining the motions of planets, stars, and the solar system.
3.3.7.B2: Unifying Themes
3.3.7.B2.2: Describe repeating patterns in the Sun- Earth-Moon system and the positions of stars.
3.3.7.B2.3: Relate planetary size and distance in our solar system using an appropriate scale model.
Correlation last revised: 1/19/2017