8.2: Students use the process of science inquiry.

8.2.3: Use basic mathematics and statistics (e.g., operations, mean, median, mode, range, and estimation) to interpret quantitative data

 Effect of Temperature on Gender
 Seed Germination

8.2.4: Design and conduct a scientific investigation (e.g., making systematic observations, making accurate measurements, identifying and controlling variables)

 Effect of Environment on New Life Form
 Hearing: Frequency and Volume
 Pendulum Clock
 Real-Time Histogram
 Sight vs. Sound Reactions
 Time Estimation

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

8.3.2: Explain the relationship between phases of matter and temperature

 Phase Changes

8.3.3: Interpret the effect of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object (e.g., convection currents, orbital motion, tides)

 Gravity Pitch

8.3.4: Explain how all objects exert gravitational force and this force is affected by the distance between the masses of the objects

 Gravitational Force

8.3.5: Identify when heat can be transferred by conduction, convection, or radiation.

 Conduction and Convection
 Heat Absorption
 Heat Transfer by Conduction
 Herschel Experiment

8.3.6: Explain the characteristic properties (e.g., wavelength, frequency) and behaviors (e.g., reflection, refraction) of waves

 Basic Prism
 Longitudinal Waves
 Ripple Tank

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

8.4.1: Identify the evidence of biological evolution. (e.g., adaptation, radiation, extinction) as found in the fossil record

 Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

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

8.5.1: Explain how factors (i.e., fronts, winds, air masses, air pressure, humidity, temperature, location) affect weather

 Coastal Winds and Clouds
 Weather Maps

8.5.2: Understand the rock cycle

 Rock Cycle

8.5.3: Explain the water cycle

 Water Cycle

8.5.6: Identify a variety of methods (e.g., rock sequences, fossil correlation, radiometric dating) used to determine geologic time


8.5.7: Explain the changes Earth has undergone over geologic time (e.g., fossil record, plate tectonics, climate change, glaciation)

 Plate Tectonics

8.5.8: Explain how phenomena on Earth (i.e., day, year, seasons, lunar phases, eclipses, tides) are related to the position and motion of the Sun, Moon, and Earth

 2D Eclipse
 3D Eclipse
 Moonrise, Moonset, and Phases
 Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun
 Seasons: Why do we have them?
 Summer and Winter

8.5.9: Identify characteristics of stars (e.g., color, size, temperature, life cycle)

 H-R Diagram

8.5.10: Identify the composition (e.g., stars, galaxies) and scale of the universe

 H-R Diagram

Correlation last revised: 4/4/2018

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