North Carolina - Science: 7th Grade

  • Standard Course of Study     Adopted: 2004

This correlation lists the recommended Gizmos for this state's curriculum standards. Click any Gizmo title below to go to the Gizmo Details page.

3: The learner will conduct investigations and utilize appropriate technologies and information systems to build an understanding of the atmosphere.

3.05: Examine evidence that atmospheric properties can be studied to predict atmospheric conditions and weather hazards:

3.05.g: Hurricanes.

Hurricane Motion

3.06: Assess the use of technology in studying atmospheric phenomena and weather hazards:

3.06.b: Weather maps.

Hurricane Motion
Weather Maps

3.06.c: Predicting.

Hurricane Motion

4: The learner will conduct investigations, use models, simulations, and appropriate technologies and information systems to build an understanding of the complementary nature of the human body system.

4.01: Analyze how human body systems interact to provide for the needs of the human organism:

4.01.b: Cardiovascular.

Circulatory System
Digestive System

4.01.c: Endocrine and Nervous.

Digestive System
Human Homeostasis

4.01.d: Digestive and Circulatory.

Circulatory System
Digestive System

4.01.e: Excretory.

Digestive System

4.01.i: Nervous system.

Human Homeostasis

4.03: Explain how the structure of an organ is adapted to perform specific functions within one or more systems.

4.03.b: Heart.

Circulatory System

4.03.e: Stomach.

Digestive System

4.04: Evaluate how systems in the human body help regulate the internal environment.

Human Homeostasis

4.08: Explain how understanding human body systems can help make informed decisions regarding health.

Human Homeostasis

5: The learner will conduct investigations and utilize appropriate technologies and information systems to build an understanding of heredity and genetics.

5.01: Explain the significance of genes to inherited characteristics:

5.01.a: Genes are the units of information.

Mouse Genetics (One Trait)
Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)

5.01.b: Parents transmit genes to their offspring.

Mouse Genetics (One Trait)
Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)

5.02: Explain the significance of reproduction:

5.02.b: Potential variation among offspring.

Evolution: Mutation and Selection

5.03: Identify examples and patterns of human genetic traits:

5.03.a: Dominant and recessive.

Inheritance
Mouse Genetics (One Trait)
Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)

5.04: Analyze the role of probability in the study of heredity:

5.04.a: Role of each parent in transfer of genetic traits.

Mouse Genetics (One Trait)
Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)

5.06: Evaluate evidence that human characteristics are a product of:

5.06.a: Inheritance.

Inheritance
Mouse Genetics (One Trait)

5.06.b: Environmental factors, and

Inheritance

6: The learner will conduct investigations, use models, simulations, and appropriate technologies and information systems to build an understanding of motion and forces.

6.03: Evaluate motion in terms of Newton's Laws:

6.03.a: The force of friction retards motion.

Force and Fan Carts

6.03.b: For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.

Force and Fan Carts

6.03.c: The greater the force, the greater the change in motion.

Force and Fan Carts

6.03.e: A moving object that is not subjected to a force will continue to move at a constant speed in a straight line

Force and Fan Carts

6.03.f: An object at rest will remain at rest.

Force and Fan Carts

6.04: Analyze that an object’s motion is always judged relative to some other object or point.

Free Fall Tower
Free-Fall Laboratory

6.05: Describe and measure quantities that characterize moving objects and their interactions within a system:

6.05.a: Time.

Golf Range
Shoot the Monkey

6.05.b: Distance.

Free Fall Tower
Free-Fall Laboratory

6.05.e: Velocity.

Golf Range
Shoot the Monkey

6.05.f: Center of mass.

2D Collisions

6.05.g: Acceleration.

Free Fall Tower
Free-Fall Laboratory
Golf Range
Shoot the Monkey

Content correlation last revised: 5/22/2007