3.1: Biological Sciences

3.1.10.A2: Energy Flow

3.1.10.A2.1: Explain cell processes in terms of chemical reactions and energy changes.

 Cell Energy Cycle

3.1.10.A4: Cell Cycles

3.1.10.A4.1: Describe the cell cycle and the process and significance of mitosis.

 Cell Division

3.1.10.A7: Molecular Basis of Life

3.1.10.A7.2: Explain how cells store and use information to guide their functions.

 Cell Division
 Human Karyotyping
 RNA and Protein Synthesis

3.1.10.A8: Unifying Themes

3.1.10.A8.1: Investigate the spatial relationships of organisms’ anatomical features using specimens, models, or computer programs.

 Circulatory System
 Digestive System

3.1.10.B1: Heredity

3.1.10.B1.1: Describe how genetic information is inherited and expressed.

 Chicken Genetics
 Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

3.1.10.B3: Molecular Basis of Life

3.1.10.B3.1: Describe the basic structure of DNA and its function in genetic inheritance.

 Building DNA
 DNA Analysis

3.1.10.B3.2: Describe the role of DNA in protein synthesis as it relates to gene expression.

 RNA and Protein Synthesis

3.1.10.B5: Unifying Themes

3.1.10.B5.2: Compare and contrast Mendelian and non- Medalian patterns of inheritance.

 Chicken Genetics
 Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium

3.1.10.C1: Natural Selection

3.1.10.C1.1: Explain the mechanisms of biological evolution.

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

3.1.10.C3: Unifying Themes

3.1.10.C3.1: Interpret data from fossil records, anatomy and physiology, and DNA studies relevant to the theory of evolution.

 Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

3.2: Physical Sciences: Chemistry and Physics

3.2.10.A1: Properties of Matter

3.2.10.A1.1: Predict properties of elements using trends of the periodic table.

 Electron Configuration

3.2.10.A1.2: Identify properties of matter that depend on sample size. Explain the unique properties of water (polarity, high boiling point, forms hydrogen bonds, high specific heat) that support life on Earth.

 Calorimetry Lab
 Energy Conversion in a System

3.2.10.A2: Structure of Matter

3.2.10.A2.1: Compare and contrast different bond types that result in the formation of molecules and compounds.

 Ionic Bonds

3.2.10.A2.2: Explain why compounds are composed of integer ratios of elements.

 Stoichiometry

3.2.10.A3: Matter & Energy

3.2.10.A3.1: Describe phases of matter according to the kinetic molecular theory.

 Phase Changes
 Temperature and Particle Motion

3.2.10.A4: Reactions

3.2.10.A4.1: Describe chemical reactions in terms of atomic rearrangement and/or electron transfer.

 Chemical Changes
 Chemical Equations

3.2.10.A4.2: Predict the amounts of products and reactants in a chemical reaction using mole relationships.

 Limiting Reactants
 Stoichiometry

3.2.10.A4.3: Explain the difference between endothermic and exothermic reactions.

 Chemical Changes

3.2.10.A4.4: Identify the factors that affect the rates of reactions.

 Collision Theory

3.2.10.A5: Unifying Themes

3.2.10.A5.1: Describe the historical development of models of the atom and how they contributed to modern atomic theory.

 Bohr Model of Hydrogen
 Bohr Model: Introduction

3.2.10.A5.2: Apply the mole concept to determine number of particles and molar mass for elements and compounds.

 Chemical Equations
 Limiting Reactants
 Stoichiometry

3.2.10.B1: Force & Motion of Particles and Rigid Bodies

3.2.10.B1.1: Analyze the relationships among the net forces acting on a body, the mass of the body, and the resulting acceleration using Newton’s Second Law of Motion.

 Atwood Machine
 Fan Cart Physics

3.2.10.B1.2: Apply Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation to the forces between two objects.

 Gravitational Force
 Pith Ball Lab

3.2.10.B1.3: Use Newton’s Third Law to explain forces as interactions between bodies.

 Fan Cart Physics

3.2.10.B1.4: Describe how interactions between objects conserve momentum.

 2D Collisions
 Air Track

3.2.10.B2: Energy Storage and Transformations: Conservation Laws

3.2.10.B2.1: Explain how the overall energy flowing through a system remains constant.

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

3.2.10.B2.2: Describe the work-energy theorem.

 Inclined Plane - Simple Machine
 Pulley Lab

3.2.10.B3: Heat/Heat Transfer

3.2.10.B3.2: Analyze the processes of convection, conduction, and radiation between objects or regions that are at different temperatures.

 Herschel Experiment

3.2.10.B4: Electrical and Magnetic Energy

3.2.10.B4.2: Describe the relationship between electricity and magnetism as two aspects of a single electromagnetic force.

 Electromagnetic Induction
 Magnetic Induction

3.2.10.B5: Nature of Waves (Sound and Light Energy)

3.2.10.B5.1: Understand that waves transfer energy without transferring matter.

 Longitudinal Waves
 Ripple Tank

3.2.10.B5.2: Compare and contrast the wave nature of light and sound.

 Ripple Tank

3.2.10.B5.3: Describe the components of the electromagnetic spectrum.

 Herschel Experiment
 Refraction
 Ripple Tank

3.2.10.B5.4: Describe the difference between sound and light waves.

 Ripple Tank

3.2.10.B6: Unifying Themes

3.2.10.B6.1: Explain how the behavior of matter and energy follow predictable patterns that are defined by laws.

 2D Collisions
 Air Track
 Cell Energy Cycle
 Chemical Changes
 Energy Conversion in a System
 Energy of a Pendulum
 Food Chain
 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
 Roller Coaster Physics

3.3: Earth and Space Sciences

3.3.10.A1: Earth Features and the Processes that Change It

3.3.10.A1.1: Relate plate tectonics to both slow and rapid changes in the earth’s surface.

 Plate Tectonics

3.3.10.A1.4: Explain how the Earth is composed of a number of dynamic, interacting systems exchanging energy or matter.

 Carbon Cycle
 Cell Energy Cycle
 Food Chain

3.3.10.A4: Sciences and Transfer of Energy

3.3.10.A4.2: Explain how the Earth’s systems and its various cycles are driven by energy.

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Food Chain

3.3.10.A7: Unifying Themes

3.3.10.A7.1: Interpret and create models of the Earth’s physical features in various mapping representations.

 Plate Tectonics

3.3.10.A7.4: Describe factors that contribute to global climate change.

 Carbon Cycle
 Greenhouse Effect

3.3.10.B1: Composition and Structure

3.3.10.B1.1: Explain how gravity is responsible for planetary orbits.

 Orbital Motion - Kepler's Laws

3.3.10.B2: Unifying Themes

3.3.10.B2.3: Explain the scale used to measure the sizes of stars and galaxies and the distances between them.

 H-R Diagram

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