MS.CR: Chemical Reactions

MS-PS1-2: Analyze and interpret data on the properties of substances before and after the substances interact to determine if a chemical reaction has occurred.

 Chemical Changes

MS-PS1-5: 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.E: Energy

MS-PS3-2: Develop a model to describe that when the arrangement of objects interacting at a distance changes, different amounts of potential energy are stored in the system.

 Energy Conversion in a System
 Energy of a Pendulum
 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
 Potential Energy on Shelves
 Roller Coaster Physics

MS-PS3-4: Plan an investigation to determine the relationships among the energy transferred, the type of matter, the mass, and the change in the average kinetic energy of the particles as measured by the temperature of the sample.

 Calorimetry Lab
 Energy Conversion in a System
 Heat Transfer by Conduction
 Phase Changes

MS-PS3-5: Construct, use, and present arguments to support the claim that when the kinetic energy of an object changes, energy is transferred to or from the object.

 Air Track
 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
 Sled Wars

MS.FI: Forces and Interactions

MS-PS2-3: Ask questions about data to determine the factors that affect the strength of electric and magnetic forces.

 Charge Launcher
 Coulomb Force (Static)
 Magnetic Induction
 Pith Ball Lab

MS-PS2-4: Construct and present arguments using evidence to support the claim that gravitational interactions are attractive and depend on the masses of interacting objects.

 Gravitational Force
 Gravity Pitch

MS-PS2-5: Conduct an investigation and evaluate the experimental design to provide evidence that fields exist between objects exerting forces on each other even though the objects are not in contact.

 Charge Launcher
 Coulomb Force (Static)
 Magnetic Induction
 Pith Ball Lab

MS.WER: Waves and Electromagnetic Radiation

MS-PS4-1: 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-PS4-2: 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.SFI: Structure, Function, and Information Processing

MS-LS1-2: Develop and use a model to describe the function of a cell as a whole and ways parts of cells contribute to the function.

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Cell Structure
 Paramecium Homeostasis
 RNA and Protein Synthesis

MS-LS1-3: Use argument supported by evidence for how the body is a system of interacting subsystems composed of groups of cells.

 Circulatory System
 Digestive System

MS.MEO: Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems

MS-LS1-6: Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for the role of photosynthesis in the cycling of matter and flow of energy into and out of organisms.

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Food Chain
 Photosynthesis Lab
 Plants and Snails
 Pond Ecosystem

MS-LS1-7: 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.GDR: Growth, Development, and Reproduction of Organisms

MS-LS1-4: Use argument based on empirical evidence and scientific reasoning to support an explanation for how characteristic animal behaviors and specialized plant structures affect the probability of successful reproduction of animals and plants respectively.

 Flower Pollination

MS-LS1-5: Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for how environmental and genetic factors influence the growth of organisms.

 Effect of Temperature on Gender
 Growing Plants
 Measuring Trees
 Seed Germination

Correlation last revised: 1/19/2017

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