PS.2.c: Employ graphs to record, display, and interpret data.
PS.2.d: Perform unit conversions within the metric system.
PS.3.a: Define and specify the location of the basic components of an atom.
PS.3.b: Utilize the periodic table to determine atomic composition of elements and periodic patterns.
PS.3.c: Describe the states of matter using the kinetic molecular theory.
PS.3.e: Compare and contrast atoms, ions, and isotopes.
PS.3.f: Write chemical formulas for compounds.
PS.3.h: Identify compounds with regard to bond type.
PS.4.a: Differentiate between physical and chemical changes.
PS.4.c: Balance equations when chemical formulas are given.
PS.4.d: Identify types of chemical reactions.
PS.4.f: Examine typical acid/base reactions.
PS.5.b: Calculate average speed.
PS.5.d: Explain the basic principles found in Newton's Three Laws of Motion.
PS.5.e: Determine net force and the resulting motion of objects.
PS.6.a: Differentiate between kinetic and potential energy.
PS.6.b: Discuss the transfer and/or transformation of energy (conservation of energy).
PS.6.c: Define heat and temperature and their effect on particle motion.
PS.7.a: Classify waves as either mechanical or electromagnetic.
PS.7.b: Differentiate among transverse, longitudinal, and surface waves.
PS.7.c: Determine wavelength, frequency, period, and velocity of waves.
PS.7.d: Examine the properties of waves (interference, refraction, reflection, diffraction, Doppler effect, etc.).
PS.8.a: Identify the electromagnetic spectrum's divisions according to frequency and/or wavelength.
PS.8.b: Describe the emission of light by electrons when moving from higher to lower energy (photons as quanta of light).
PS.8.c: Demonstrate understanding that visible light is composed of the color spectrum.
PS.8.d: Identify primary and secondary colors.
PS.9.a: Identify electrical charges and their interactions (likes repel, opposites attract).
PS.9.c: Design and construct simple direct current electrical circuits.
ES.1.b: Compare the elements in the Earth's crust to the elements in the atmosphere and oceans.
ES.3.a: List the three basic types of rocks and the sources of their production.
ES.7.a: Determine how ocean currents affect climate.
ES.8.b: Research the Greenhouse Effect as it relates to the atmosphere.
ES.9.a: Compare and contrast the terms weather and climate.
ES.9.d: Determine the causes of the change of seasons.
ES.10.a: Explore the water cycle's environmental movement.
ES.10.b: Observe the environmental process of the water cycle.
ES.11.a: Investigate the sizes and spacing of the planets in our solar system.
ES.11.b: Define gravity and calculate gravitational pull.
ES.11.c: Determine the relationship between the moon's pull of gravity and the Earth's tides.
BI.1.d: Communicate results of scientific investigations in oral, written, and graphic form.
BI.2.a: Identify the characteristics of living things.
BI.2.b: Describe and differentiate between covalent and ionic bonds using examples of each.
BI.2.d: Classify solutions using the pH scale and relate the importance of pH to organism survival.
BI.2.e: Compare the structure, properties and functions of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids in living organisms.
BI.3.b: Distinguish between plant and animal (eukaryotic) cell structures.
BI.3.c: Identify and describe the structure and basic functions of the major eukaryotic organelles.
BI.3.e: Relate cell membrane structure to its function in passive and active transport.
BI.3.f: Describe the main events in the cell cycle and cell mitosis including differences in plant and animal cell divisions.
BI.3.h: Identify and distinguish among forms of asexual and sexual reproduction.
BI.4.a: Describe the structure of ATP and its importance in life processes.
BI.4.b: Examine, compare, and contrast the basic processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration.
BI.4.c: Compare and contrast aerobic and anaerobic respiration.
BI.5.a: Compare and contrast the molecular structures of DNA and RNA as they relate to replication, transcription, and translation.
BI.5.b: Identify and illustrate how changes in DNA cause mutations and evaluate the significance of these changes.
BI.5.d: Discuss the significant contributions of well-known scientists to the historical progression of classical and molecular genetics.
BI.5.e: Apply genetic principles to solve simple inheritance problems including monohybrid crosses, sex linkage, multiple alleles, incomplete dominance, and codominance.
BI.5.f: Examine inheritance patterns using current technology (gel electrophoresis, pedigrees, karyotypes).
BI.6.a: Analyze how organisms are classified into a hierarchy of groups and subgroups based on similarities and differences.
BI.6.d: Compare the structures and functions of viruses and bacteria relating their impact on other living organisms.
BI.6.e: Identify evidence of change in species using fossils, DNA sequences, anatomical and physiological similarities, and embryology.
BI.6.f: Analyze the results of natural selection in speciation, diversity, adaptation, behavior and extinction.
BI.7.a: Analyze the flow of energy and matter through various cycles including carbon, oxygen, nitrogen and water cycles.
BI.7.b: Interpret interactions among organisms in an ecosystem (producer/consumer/decomposer, predator/prey, symbiotic relationships and competitive relationships).
BI.7.c: Compare variations, tolerances, and adaptations of plants and animals in major biomes.
BI.7.d: Investigate and explain the transfer of energy in an ecosystem including food chains, food webs, and food pyramids.
BII.1.d: Communicate results of scientific investigations in oral, written, and graphic form.
BII.2.a: Relate chemical structure and characteristics of organic compounds to cell and organism functions.
BII.2.c: Analyze light dependent and light independent reactions of photosynthesis with respect to site, reactions involved and energy input/output.
BII.2.d: Analyze processes of cellular respiration with respect to site, reactions involved, and energy input/output in each stage.
BII.3.b: Analyze DNA/RNA/enzyme roles in the stages of protein synthesis.
BII.3.e: Review genetic principles for solving inheritance problems.
BII.4.a: Identify the components of natural selection.
BII.4.b: Predict the successes and failures of a population when exposed to changing environmental factors.
BII.5.a: Use classification as a tool to organize diverse groups.
BII.6.a: Analyze the behavioral responses of an organism to internal and external stimuli.
CI.1.d: Apply the language of chemistry appropriately including terms such as element, atom, compound, and molecule.
CI.1.f: Relate symbols to names of common chemical elements.
CI.1.g: Write the symbol or formula for monatomic and polyatomic ions.
CI.2.a: Choose the most appropriate SI unit of mass, length or volume of an object.
CI.2.b: Define the common SI prefixes used in chemistry and interconvert, using the factor-label method (dimensional analysis) to obtain the desired unit in solving problems.
CI.2.c: Apply the definition of mass, length, volume, time, density, temperature and pressure.
CI.3.a: Identify various theories of the atom, including Rutherford, Bohr, and electron cloud theories by matching the theory to its description.
CI.3.b: Identify the three fundamental particles of an atom when given the charge, mass, and location of the particle.
CI.3.c: Determine the number of protons, electrons, or neutrons in an element when given the atomic number and the atomic mass of the element, or vice versa.
CI.3.d: Write the electron configurations of elements.
CI.3.e: Draw the electron-dot (Lewis) structure of elements.
CI.3.f: Predict the charge of an ion based on the element's valence electrons.
CI.4.a: Identify an element as a metal, nonmetal, metalloid, or noble gas.
CI.4.b: Locate elements by name and group number (family) or period (series).
CI.4.c: Compare elements in terms of atomic radius, ionization energy, or electronegativity using their positions on the periodic table.
CI.4.d: Predict the charge of monoatomic ions on the basis of position (group number).
CI.5.a: Describe what determines covalent, ionic, and metallic bonds.
CI.5.b: Relate bond type between elements on the basis of electronegativity differences.
CI.5.c: Relate bond type to the position of elements on the Periodic table, electron configuration, and properties of the compound formed.
CI.5.d: Draw Lewis electron dot structures and determine the geometric structure of simple molecules.
CI.5.e: Identify simple molecules as polar or non-polar on the basis of molecular shape and bond polarity.
CI.6.a: Write chemical formulas of ionic compounds using monatomic and polyatomic ions.
CI.6.b: Write chemical formulas of molecular compounds using prefixes.
CI.6.e: Write the names and formulas of common acids and bases.
CI.7.a: Write an equation in sentence form (word equation) when given a chemical equation.
CI.7.b: Balance a simple chemical equation by inspection when given the formulas or names of all reactants and products.
CI.7.c: Classify simple equations as to type: single displacement, double displacement, synthesis and decomposition.
CI.7.d: Complete chemical equations when given reactants for reactions, such as synthesis, decomposition, single displacement, and double displacement.
CI.7.e: Given a list of solubility rules, predict if a precipitate is formed upon mixing solutions of known chemicals in a double displacement reaction.
CI.7.f: Use the activity series to predict single displacement reactions and write equations of these reactions.
CI.7.g: Predict products of simple synthesis and decomposition reactions.
CI.8.a: Calculate the formula/molecular mass of compounds.
CI.8.b: Define the mole as a quantity of matter.
CI.8.c: Interconvert among mass, mole, and number of particles.
CI.8.d: Determine the empirical formula from the percentage composition and the molecular formula from the empirical formula and molar mass, or vice-versa.
CI.8.e: Solve stoichiometry problems.
CI.8.f: Identify the limiting reagent through stoichiometric calculations.
CI.9.a: Demonstrate understanding by performing calculations relating enthalpy change, temperature change, mass, and specific heat.
CI.9.b: Calculate the energy required to change state using mass and heat of vaporization or heat of fusion.
CI.10.a: Describe a gas, liquid or solid in terms of Kinetic Molecular Theory.
CI.10.b: Describe the relationship among volume, temperature, pressure, and moles using ideal gas laws.
CI.10.c: Calculate the partial pressure of a gas in a mixture.
CI.11.a: Describe solutions in terms of solute and solvent; electrolyte or non-electrolyte; soluble or insoluble; unsaturated, saturated or supersaturated; miscible or immiscible.
CI.11.b: Express the concentration of a solution as percent by mass, molarity, molality, and mole fraction, given appropriate data.
CI.11.c: Explore the factors that affect solubility.
CI.11.e: Describe how to dilute a solution in terms of molarity and volume.
CI.12.b: Using LeChatelier's principle, predict the effect upon a reaction at equilibrium of changing the temperature, concentrations of a reactant or a product, pressure, or adding a catalyst.
CI.13.a: Compare properties of acids and bases, including how they affect indicators and the relative pH of the solution.
CI.13.d: Calculate the pH or pOH from the hydrogen or hydroxide ion concentrations of solutions and vice versa.
CI.13.e: Describe the role of indicators in experimental prediction of pH.
CII.1.a: Characterize electromagnetic radiation in terms of wavelength, frequency and speed.
CII.1.b: Explain the concept of quantified energy as it relates to atomic spectroscopic data.
CII.1.c: Relate the wave and particulate properties of electromagnetic radiation.
CII.1.e: Explain the quantum numbers n, l, ml, and ms in terms of energy and electron probability distribution.
CII.1.f: Relate quantum numbers to the accepted orbital notation of s, p, d and f.
CII.1.g: Depict or interpret s, p, d, and f orbitals in two and three-dimensional sketches.
CII.1.h: Explain the Pauli exclusion principle in terms of electron spin and apply when determining electron configuration.
CII.1.i: Write electron configurations following the Aufbau principle.
CII.2.a: Explain how and why an ionic bond is formed.
CII.2.b: Explain how and why a covalent bond is formed.
CII.2.d: Draw Lewis structures for compounds in which the central atoms can accommodate an expanded octet (e.g. SF4).
CII.2.g: Describe multiple bond formation in terms of sigma and pi covalent bonds.
CII.2.h: Define bond dissociation energy.
CII.3.a: Differentiate between intramolecular and intermolecular bonding
CII.3.d: Relate the relative boiling point, freezing point and vapor pressure of a series of molecules to intermolecular forces.
CII.4.c: Perform stoichiometric calculations involving precipitation reactions.
CII.4.d: Perform stoichiometric calculations involved in acid-base reactions.
CII.6.a: Describe two types of rate laws; differential and integral.
CII.6.b: Determine the rate law for a reaction given experimental law.
CII.6.c: Determine the relationship between the reaction pathway and the rate law of a reaction.
CII.6.d: Explain how a catalyst increases the rate of reaction.
CII.7.c: Calculate concentration at equilibrium given initial concentrations and the equilibrium constant.
CII.8.c: Identify the path taken by electrons in electrochemical cells.
CII.8.i: Perform stoichiometric calculations based on current and time data in such applications.
CII.9.a: Identify alpha, beta and gamma radiation with respect to mass and charge.
CII.9.b: Complete and balance nuclear equations.
CII.9.c: Calculate the half-life of a radioactive nuclide both mathematically and graphically.
CII.9.d: Calculate time or amount of isotope remaining given the initial amount and the half-life of the radioisotope.
CII.9.f: Debate the pros and cons of nuclear applications.
CII.9.g: Compare protective measures when using radioactive material including time, distance, and shielding.
CII.10.d: Describe the structure and function of biochemical compounds.
PI.1.a: Utilize fundamental SI base and derived units.
PI.1.c: Create, extend and record relationships from tables and graphs.
PI.2.a: Identify terminology associated with kinematics and the history of the ideas associated with motion.
PI.2.b: Differentiate between vector and scalar quantities.
PI.2.c: Observe, measure, record and graph experimental results involving bodies in motion.
PI.2.d: Interpret displacement, velocity, and acceleration graphs.
PI.2.e: Solve problems involving kinematic relationships.
PI.3.a: Solve vector problems mathematically and graphically.
PI.3.b: Distinguish between weight and mass.
PI.3.c: Explain physical dynamics in terms of Newton's Three Laws of Motion.
PI.3.d: Solve problems using Newton Three Laws of Motion.
PI.3.e: Apply the principles of impulse and conservation of momentum to interpret Newton's Third Law of Motion.
PI.3.f: Explain the effects of the Law of Universal Gravitation and calculate the force between two masses.
PI.3.h: Apply concepts of centripetal force and torque in solving circular motion problems.
PI.4.b: Apply the Law of Conservation of Energy.
PI.4.c: Utilize the Work-Energy Theorem to solve problems.
PI.5.a: Describe the types, characteristics and behavior of mechanical waves.
PI.5.b: Explain conceptually and/or mathematically the Doppler Effect.
PI.6.a: Determine the relationship between frequency and wavelength using the constancy of the speed of light.
PI.6.c: Describe the characteristics of lenses and mirrors conceptually, mathematically and/or pictorially.
PI.7.d: Determine current, voltage, and resistance involved in series and parallel circuits.
PII.1.b: Investigate physical kinematics and dynamics of one and two-dimensional motion.
PII.1.c: Explore the concepts and relationships among work, power, energy, and momentum.
PII.2.a: Interpret the principles of the Kinetic Molecular Theory and the Laws of Thermodynamics.
PII.2.b: Apply principles of the Kinetic Molecular Theory to changes of state for solids, liquids, gases, and plasma.
PII.2.c: Solve problems with heat energy transfer, entropy and enthalpy.
PII.3.d: Evaluate the behaviors of fluids (surface tension, capillary action adhesion, and effects of pressure on boiling and melting points).
PII.5.a: Describe and analyze the dual nature of light.
PII.5.b: Discuss the photoelectric and Compton effects.
PII.5.c: Explain quantum energy absorption and emission spectra.
PII.6.a: Discuss types and properties of elementary and other subatomic particles.
PII.6.b: Discuss applications of nuclear energy.
PII.6.d: Write nuclear equations for fission and fusion reactions.
HAP.1.d: Communicate results of scientific investigations in oral, written, and graphic form.
HAP.2.a: Define the terms: anatomy, physiology, and homeostasis; explain the importance of the interaction between structure and function of organs and organ systems in the human body.
HAP.3.a: Identify the major elements that form the bulk of body matter.
HAP.3.c: Explain the importance of water to body homeostasis.
HAP.3.d: Describe the concept of pH and its relationship to acids and bases in the human body.
HAP.3.e: Name the four major groups of organic substances in the human body and give examples and functions of specific members of each group.
HAP.4.a: Describe the structure and function of the components of a typical animal cell, including membranous and non-membranous organelles.
HAP.4.b: Relate plasma membrane structure to active and passive transport mechanisms.
SS.2.a: Identify and use the SI units of length, capacity/volume, mass/weight and temperature.
SS.3.b: Generate and interpret graphs from classroom experiments.
SS.4.a: Describe differences among atoms, elements, ions, molecules and compounds.
SS.4.c: Identify the chemical symbols of elements needed for life.
SS.4.d: Identify the components of a chemical reaction (reactant, product, equation).
SS.4.e: Identify properties of acids and bases and use pH to classify substances as basic, acidic, or neutral.
SS.4.f: Identify the functions of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids in living organisms with examples of each.
SS.5.b: Distinguish between plant and animal eukaryotic cell structures.
SS.5.c: Identify and describe the structure and basic functions of the major eukaryotic organelles.
SS.5.e: Describe the structure and function of a selectively permeable membrane and its role in diffusion and osmosis.
SS.5.f: Compare and contrast mitosis and meiosis emphasizing the differences in resulting chromosome number.
SS.5.g: Identify and distinguish among forms of asexual and sexual reproduction.
SS.6.b: Compare and contrast the processes of photosynthesis and respiration.
SS.7.a: Describe the basic structure and function of DNA and RNA.
SS.7.c: Utilize genetic terminology and apply genetic principles to solve simple Mendelian crosses.
SS.8.a: Explain the importance of variations in organisms.
SS.8.b: Describe how the need for adaptation leads to formation of new species.
SS.9.b: Explain the levels of biological organization (i.e., population, community, ecosystem, biosphere).
SS.9.c: Identify the types of relationships that occur among populations.
SS.9.d: Explain how energy flows through ecosystems.
SS.9.f: Compare and contrast the adaptations of plants and animals found in the major biomes.
BR.1.d: Communicate results of scientific investigations in oral, written, and graphic form.
BR.6.a: Document major historical events leading to the development of the science of genetics.
BR.6.b: Identify the nature of recent (past 25 years) events that have revolutionized genetic analysis and manipulation, including the polymerase chain reaction (PCR), gene transfection, the Human Genome Project, protein sequencing, and in vitro fertilization.
BR.6.c: Explore the subcellular organelles responsible for protein synthesis and reproduction.
BR.6.d: Discuss the influence that environmental pollutants and other man-made chemicals could have on the regulation of protein synthesis and reproduction.
BR.8.b: Name and write structural formulas for substituted and non-substituted hydrocarbons.
BR.8.e: Describe the use of protein crystallography in determination of the structure of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA).
BR.9.b: Determine quantitatively the concentration of a solute in a solution, using the spectrophotometer.
BR.9.e: Prepare a series of protein concentrations using accurate and safe pipetting techniques.
BR.9.f: Practice preparation of sample organic compounds, including methane, ethane, acetic acid, ethyl ethanoate, and methanol.
SIS.1.e: Calculate the average and standard deviation from repeated measurements.
SIS.2.a: Describe the characteristics of the electromagnetic spectrum.
SIS.2.b: Using images and graphs, interpret the absorption/reflection spectrum.
SIS.2.d: Analyze the effects of changes in spatial, temporal, and spectral resolution.
SIS.2.e: Analyze the effects on images due to changes in scale.
SIS.3.b: Locate a variety of sources for geological data and imaging.
SIS.4.c: Produce a geographic information image showing results of analysis.
SIS.4.d: Draw conclusions based on analysis and summary of geographic image information results.
SIS.5.b: Demonstrate the ability to adjust equipment to obtain correct, clear data images.
G.1.a: Demonstrate the proper use and care for scientific equipment used in genetics.
G.1.d: Communicate results of scientific investigations in oral, written and graphic form.
G.2.a: Review the structures and functions of the cell.
G.2.b: Describe the process of mitosis and the cell cycle
G.2.d: Apply the chromosome theory of inheritance to genetics problems.
G.3.a: Explore the historical contributions leading to the discovery of nucleic acids.
G.3.b: Investigate the role of DNA and RNA in replication, transcription, translation, and DNA repair.
G.3.c: Identify types of mutations and the consequences of each.
G.3.d: Summarize the process of gene transfer using biotechnology.
G.4.a: Evaluate the significant contributions of well-known scientists to the historical progression of classical Mendelian genetics.
G.4.b: Compare and contrast genes and alleles, dominance and recessiveness, and the laws of segregation and independent assortment.
G.4.d: Apply each of the major inheritance patterns in diploid organisms (multiple alleles, dihybrid cross, polygenic inheritance, epistasis, incomplete dominance, and sex linkage) to given experimental results, both actual and theoretical.
G.5.a: Discuss and be able to apply the process of chromosome mapping to experimental situations.
G.5.b: Discuss and be able to apply the process of karyotyping to experimental situations.
G.6.a: Explore genetic differences among humans such as blood type, race, and simple inheritance patterns of genetic diversity.
G.6.b: Analyze genetic disorders and relate the cause to the following inheritance patterns: autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, sex-linked, polygenic, chromosomal abnormalities.
G.7.a: Discuss genetic variability within a population.
G.7.b: Compare sexual and asexual reproduction with regard to genetic variability in a population.
G.7.c: Examine the effects on a population when the prerequisites for a Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium do not hold true.
G.8.a: Examine implications of the Human Genome Project.
M.1.d: Communicate results of scientific investigations in oral, written, and graphic form.
M.2.c: Describe the germ theory of disease and summarize the historical events that led to its formation.
M.4.c: Identify and describe the structure and function of internal and external bacterial cell components.
M.5.a: Describe the general characteristics of viruses.
M.5.b: Identify and describe the major characteristics of each group of viruses.
M.5.c: Describe the mechanisms of replication in virulent and temperate phages.
M.5.d: Identify the most common viruses and the diseases associated with each.
MB.1.d: Communicate results of scientific investigations in oral, written, and graphic form.
MB.2.a: Review organic compounds and biochemical processes in the cell.
MB.2.b: Review the structure and function of the cell.
MB.3.c: Summarize the steps in replication.
MB.4.b: Discuss the processes of transcription and translation.
MB.4.c: Compare and contrast the roles of three types of RNA including codons and anticodons.
MB.4.d: Describe the effects of mutations on protein synthesis.
MB.6.c: Explore the role of vectors in genetic research.
BOT.1.d: Communicate results of scientific investigations in oral, written, and graphic form.
BOT.2.a: Identify the major organelles, their structures and functions.
BOT.2.b: Determine the role of pigments.
BOT.3.a: Examine the chemical compounds extracted from plants, to include drugs.
BOT.6.a: Compare and contrast the relationships of photosynthesis, cellular respiration, and translocation to overall plant survival.
BOT.6.b: Explore the importance of soil type to overall plant survival, including mineral nutrition and air/water balance.
BOT.6.d: Explain the effects of environmental conditions such as light, heat, water content, and wind on plant survival.
BOT.6.e: Identify the physical response of plants to sunlight, day length and gravity (tropisms).
BOT.7.b: Compare and contrast the structures and mechanisms involved in sexual and asexual reproduction in selected plant species.
BOT.7.c: Identify the different methods of seed distribution in plants.
BOT.8.a: Compare and contrast plant structure, form, and adaptation and describe how each relates to habitat (biome).
BOT.8.b: Identify concepts such as nutrient cycling, succession, natural selection, competition, and symbiosis that influence/alter plant stability within the environment.
BOT.8.c: Analyze the effects of human activity on the plant world.
BOT.10.a: Explain the results of monohybrid and dihybrid crosses.
ZOO.1.d: Communicate results of scientific investigations in oral, written, and graphic form.
ZOO.2.a: Explain the levels of organization of structures in animals (cells, tissues, organs, and systems).
ZOO.2.c: Discuss adaptations of the major phyla that lead to their survival.
ZOO.2.e: Review the classification scheme used in zoology.
ZOO.4.a: Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of both asexual and sexual reproduction.
AS.1.d: Communicate results of scientific investigations in oral, written, and graphic form.
AS.2.a: Investigate the causes and characteristics of tides.
AS.2.c: Characterize the physical and chemical parameters of dissolved O2, pH, temperature, and salinity through analysis of different water column depths/zones.
AS.2.d: Explore the role of bodies of water as they relate to weather.
AS.2.e: Describe the various biogeochemical cycles.
AS.3.b: Define terminology associated with plate tectonics.
AS.3.c: Distinguish among rise, slope, elevation, and depth.
AS.3.e: Describe watershed formation and its relationship to bodies of fresh water.
AS.4.a: Analyze the adaptations of representative organisms to aquatic environments.
AS.4.b: Analyze the relationship of organisms in food chains/webs within aquatic environments.
AS.4.c: Calculate and interpret population data with regard to aquatic organisms.
AS.4.f: Classify different aquatic organisms using dichotomous keys.
AS.4.g: Compare and contrast aquatic producers, consumers, and decomposers.
AS.6.a: Identify various sources of pollution in aquatic environments.
AS.6.b: Describe the effects of natural phenomena such as hurricanes, floods, or drought on aquatic habitats.
AS.6.c: Describe a variety of methods of environmental management and stewardship.
ENV.1.d: Communicate results of scientific investigations in oral, written, and graphic form.
ENV.2.c: Describe food chains and food webs within an ecosystem.
ENV.2.d: Predict how the introduction, removal or reintroduction of an organism may alter the food chain, change populations, and impact the biodiversity of ecosystems.
ENV.2.e: Investigate chemical cycles within ecosystems.
ENV.3.a: Explain how a species adapts to its niche.
ENV.3.b: Relate population dynamics (natural selection, exponential growth, predator/prey) to carrying capacity and limiting factors.
ENV.3.e: Analyze and describe the effects of events such as fires, hurricanes, deforestation, mining, population growth and industry on environments.
ENV.5.a: Identify sources, use, quality and conservation of water.
ENV.5.c: Evaluate the impact of human activity and technology on the lithosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere.
ENV.5.d: Identify the effects of pollution (water, noise, air, etc.) on the ecosystem.
GEO.1.b: Describe the basic kinds of rocks and their subtypes.
GEO.2.c: Discuss the transfer of energy.
GEO.2.e: Describe the various cycles (water, carbon dioxide, nitrogen, etc.).
GEO.3.a: Explore the theories of plate development and continental drift.
GEO.3.b: Explain the process that power crustal movements.
GEO.3.c: Identify and describe the types of crustal movements and their resulting landforms.
GEO.3.d: Locate areas of crustal movement around the world.
GEO.3.e: Explain the processes that create earthquakes and volcanoes.
GEO.3.f: Develop an emergency preparedness plan for natural disasters associated with crustal movement.
GEO.5.a: Compare and contrast the relative and absolute age of the Earth (radiometric dating, index of fossil layers, etc.).
A.1.a: Recognize observations that significantly contributed to the understanding of the solar system prior to the telescope's development.
A.1.c: Trace the development of models to predict planetary motion (Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler, and Newton).
A.2.b: Explore the methods used in determining the characteristics of our solar system's components (spectra, probes, Doppler, etc.).
A.3.a: Describe the structure and gravitational interactions of a planetary system according to Newton's Laws of Motion and Gravitation.
A.3.b: Utilize the Universal Gravitational constant to calculate the orbital velocity in a two body system.
A.3.c: Describe the motion and interactions of a planetary system according to Kepler's Laws.
A.3.d: Calculate period, distance from the sun, and/or velocity of a planet using Kepler's Laws.
A.4.c: Track the Earth's moon over an extended period of time.
A.4.d: Examine current theories, proposals and supporting data of celestial bodies in our solar system.
A.5.a: Discuss star classification (by size and magnitude) and types of stars.
A.5.b: Examine the origin and demise of stars.
A.5.e: Describe star systems visible from earth.
AER.2.b: Discuss relationships among forces (lift, weight, thrust, drag) and their affects on flight.
AER.3.c: Relate how the location of center of gravity affects flight stability.
AER.4.c: Use the combined gas laws to calculate the expansion ratio of gases in an engine.
OC.2.a: Write and identify equations representing oxidation reactions.
OC.2.b: Write and identify equations representing substitution reactions.
OC.2.c: Write and identify equations representing dehydrogenation reactions.
OC.2.d: Write and identify equations representing addition reactions.
OC.3.a: Recognize and draw structural formulas from functional group names, and vice-versa.
OC.3.b: Describe the chemical and physical properties of compounds containing functional groups.
OC.3.c: Recognize and write equations representing the transformation of one functional group into another.
OC.5.d: Describe the use of organic compounds in medicine, drugs, and personal care products.
OC.5.e: Describe the synthesis and application of compounds, which have the property to dye materials.
Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017