20-A: Chemical Changes

1.1: Matter, Change and Energy

20-A.1: investigate aqueous solutions to determine conductivity and to calculate concentration.

1.1.1.2: Skills

20-A.1.4: Communication and Teamwork

20-A1.4s: work collaboratively in addressing problems and apply the skills and conventions of science in communicating information and ideas and in assessing results

20-A1.4s.1: use appropriate Système international (SI) units, fundamental and derived units and significant digits

Unit Conversions 2 - Scientific Notation and Significant Digits

20-A.3: describe the properties of simple hydrocarbons and describe hydrocarbon-based industrial processes that are important in Alberta.

1.1.3.1: Science, Technology and Society (STS)

20-A3.1sts: develop an understanding that science and technology are developed to meet societal needs and expand human capability

20-A3.1sts.1: describe some major reactions of the petrochemical industry in Alberta, such as the production of methanol and polyethene

Dehydration Synthesis

1.1.3.2: Skills

20-A.3.2: Performing and Recording

20-A3.2s: conduct investigations into relationships among observable variables and use a broad range of tools and techniques to gather and record data and information

20-A3.2s.1: perform an experiment to compare reactivities of selected hydrocarbons

Diffusion
Pendulum Clock
Real-Time Histogram
Seed Germination

20-B: Changes in Motion

2.1: Change, Energy and Systems

20-B.1: describe one-dimensional motion of objects in terms of displacement, time, velocity and acceleration.

2.1.1.2: Skills

20-B.1.1: Initiating and Planning

20-B1.1s: formulate questions about observed relationships and plan investigations of questions, ideas, problems and issues

20-B1.1s.1: determine what needs to be measured and select the proper procedures, tools and technologies for investigating the relationships among displacement, velocity and acceleration

Free-Fall Laboratory

20-B.1.3: Analyzing and Interpreting

20-B1.3s: analyze data and apply mathematical and conceptual models to develop and assess possible solutions

20-B1.3s.1: analyze position-time and velocity-time graphs to infer the relationships among displacement, velocity and acceleration

Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs - Metric
Free-Fall Laboratory

20-B.2: describe and analyze the law of conservation of momentum for one-dimensional collisions and change in momentum (impulse) to explain how force affects motion.

2.1.2.2: Skills

20-B.2.1: Initiating and Planning

20-B2.1s: formulate questions about observed relationships and plan investigations of questions, ideas, problems and issues

20-B2.1s.1: identify questions to investigate that arise from practical problems and issues; e.g., “How can sports equipment be made to increase its protective capacity?”, “Do you increase protection or change the rules to make sports such as soccer or hockey safer?”

Pendulum Clock

20-B.2.3: Analyzing and Interpreting

20-B2.3s: analyze data and apply mathematical and conceptual models to develop and assess possible solutions

20-B2.3s.1: solve one-dimensional collision and explosion problems, using scale diagrams and numerical calculations; e.g., apply m1v1 + m2v2 = m2v2 to traffic accidents involving two vehicles

Chemical Equations

20-C: The Changing Earth

3.1: Change, Diversity, Energy and Systems

20-C.2: analyze and assess the evidence to explain the theory of plate tectonics and the internal structure of Earth.

3.1.2.2: Skills

20-C.2.2: Performing and Recording

20-C2.2s: conduct investigations into relationships among observable variables and use a broad range of tools and techniques to gather and record data and information

20-C2.2s.1: compile and organize data to investigate monthly occurrences of earthquakes, their intensity and their locations around the world

Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
Earthquakes 2 - Determination of Epicenter

20-C.2.3: Analyzing and Interpreting

20-C2.3s: analyze data and apply mathematical and conceptual models to develop and assess possible solutions

20-C2.3s.1: estimate, predict, check and validate calculations when determining the location of earthquakes

Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
Earthquakes 2 - Determination of Epicenter

20-C.4: analyze the evidence of, and assess the explanations for, natural variations in Earth’s climate over the last two million years.

3.1.4.2: Skills

20-C.4.4: Communication and Teamwork

20-C4.4s: work collaboratively in addressing problems and apply the skills and conventions of science in communicating information and ideas and in assessing results

20-C4.4s.1: synthesize information from multiple sources when making inferences about global warming and climate change, recording relevant data, acknowledging sources of information and citing sources correctly

Carbon Cycle

20-D: Changes in Living Systems

4.1: Energy, Equilibrium, Change and Systems

20-D.1: analyze ecosystems and ecological succession in the local area and describe the relationships and interactions among subsystems and components.

4.1.1.1: Science, Technology and Society (STS)

20-D1.2sts: explain that society and technology have both intended and unintended consequences for humans and the environment

20-D1.2sts.3: assess habitat loss and the responsibility of society to protect the environment for future generations

Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors

20-D1.2sts.4: analyze the need for habitat reclamation, such as recreating wetlands and swamps, forests, and prairie grasslands, and describe steps to ensure species diversity.

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors

4.1.1.2: Skills

20-D.1.1: Initiating and Planning

20-D1.1s: formulate questions about observed relationships and plan investigations of questions, ideas, problems and issues

20-D1.1s.1: design a model to explain the relationship between populations of predator and prey, outlining the characteristics of each that adapt them to their trophic level

Food Chain
Forest Ecosystem

20-D1.1s.3: design an experiment and identify specific variables to investigate relationships between biotic and abiotic elements of a micro-ecosystem

Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors

20-D.1.3: Analyzing and Interpreting

20-D1.3s: analyze data and apply mathematical and conceptual models to develop and assess possible solutions

20-D1.3s.5: identify new questions that arise from investigations, such as: “Should naturally occurring forest fires be fought?”

Sight vs. Sound Reactions

20-D.2: analyze and investigate the cycling of matter and the flow of energy through the biosphere and ecosystems as well as the interrelationship of society and the environment.

4.1.2.1: Science, Technology and Society (STS)

20-D2.1sts: explain that science and technology have both intended and unintended consequences for humans and the environment

20-D2.1sts.3: discuss the use of water by society, the impact such use has on water quality and quantity in ecosystems, and the need for water purification and conservation, considering such things as manufacturing, the oil industry, agricultural systems, the mining industry and domestic daily water consumption

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors

4.1.2.2: Skills

20-D.2.1: Initiating and Planning

20-D2.1s: formulate questions about observed relationships and plan investigations of questions, ideas, problems and issues

20-D2.1s.2: hypothesize how alternations in the carbon cycle as a result of the burning of fossil fuels might affect other biogeochemical cycles (sulfur, iron and water, for example)

Carbon Cycle

20-D.2.2: Performing and Recording

20-D2.2s: conduct investigations into relationships among observable variables and use a broad range of tools and techniques to gather and record data and information

20-D2.2s.1: draw, by hand or using technology, annotated diagrams of energy flow in food chains, webs and pyramids

Food Chain
Forest Ecosystem

20-D.3: analyze and describe the adaptation of organisms to their environments, factors limiting natural populations, and evolutionary change in an ecological context.

4.1.3.2: Skills

20-D.3.3: Analyzing and Interpreting

20-D3.3s: analyze data and apply mathematical and conceptual models to develop and assess possible solutions

20-D3.3s.4: apply the growth curve for open populations to identify the long-term impact on Earth’s carrying capacity and the demands on natural resources for a growing human population

Food Chain

Correlation last revised: 9/24/2019

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