7.1: Students understand the unifying concepts and processes of science.

7.1.2: Identify the components (e.g., tissues, organs, living and nonliving things) within a system (e.g., body systems, ecosystems)

 Circulatory System
 Digestive System

7.1.4: Identify the relationship between form and function (e.g., wings, fins and feet)

 Pollination: Flower to Fruit

7.2: Students use the process of science inquiry.

7.2.1: Communicate the results of scientific investigations using an appropriate format (e.g., journals, lab reports, diagrams, presentations, discussions)

 Hearing: Frequency and Volume

7.3: Students understand the basic concepts and principles of physical science.

7.3.1: Explain how forms of energy can be transferred. (e.g., photosynthesis, metabolism, battery)

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Heat Absorption
 Photosynthesis Lab

7.4: Students understand the basic concepts and principles of life science.

7.4.1: Explain the functions of the cell (e.g., growth, metabolism, reproduction, photosynthesis, response)

 Cell Division
 Cell Energy Cycle
 Cell Structure
 Photosynthesis Lab

7.4.2: Identify levels of organization in living systems (e.g., cells, tissues, organs, organ systems, organisms, ecosystems)

 Cell Structure
 Circulatory System
 Digestive System
 Paramecium Homeostasis
 Pollination: Flower to Fruit

7.4.3: Identify the characteristics of reproduction (e.g., sexual, asexual)

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

7.4.4: Identify interactions among organisms and their environment (e.g., competition, mutualism, predator/prey, consumers, producers)

 Food Chain
 Forest Ecosystem
 Plants and Snails
 Prairie Ecosystem

7.4.5: Classify organisms (e.g., taxonomic groups)

 Dichotomous Keys
 Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

7.4.6: Explain how different adaptations help organisms survive

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

7.5: Students understand the basic concepts and principles of earth and space science.

7.5.1: Identify the factors (e.g., latitude, altitude, mountains, bodies of water) that affect the Earth’s climate

 Coastal Winds and Clouds

7.7: Students understand relations between science and personal, social, and environmental issues.

7.7.2: Identify the factors (e.g., pollution, heredity, diet, virus, bacteria, parasite) that may result in disease.

 Disease Spread
 Virus Lytic Cycle

7.8: Students understand the history and nature of science.

7.8.2: Explain the importance of keeping clear and accurate records of scientific investigations (e.g., Darwin's research, DaVinci's notebooks, Galileo's notes, Goodall's observations)

 Hearing: Frequency and Volume
 Pendulum Clock

Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017

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