S.7.LS: Life Science

(Framing Text): Structure, Function, and Information Processing

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.7.LS.2: develop and use a model to describe the function of a cell as a whole and ways parts of cells contribute to the function.

Cell Energy Cycle
Cell Structure
Osmosis
Paramecium Homeostasis
RNA and Protein Synthesis

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.7.LS.3: use argument supported by evidence for how the body is a system of interacting subsystems composed of groups of cells.

Circulatory System
Digestive System

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.7.LS.4: gather and synthesize information that sensory receptors respond to stimuli by sending messages to the brain for immediate behavior or storage as memories.

Sight vs. Sound Reactions

S.7.PS: Physical Science

(Framing Text): Energy

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.7.PS.1: construct and interpret graphical displays of data to describe the relationships of kinetic energy to the mass of an object and to the speed of an object.

Air Track
Energy of a Pendulum
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Roller Coaster Physics
Sled Wars
Trebuchet

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.7.PS.2: develop a model to describe that when the arrangement of objects interacting at a distance changes, different amounts of potential energy are stored in the system.

Energy Conversion in a System
Energy of a Pendulum
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Potential Energy on Shelves
Roller Coaster Physics
Trebuchet

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.7.PS.3: apply scientific principles to design, construct, and test a device that either minimizes or maximizes thermal energy transfer.

Greenhouse Effect
Radiation
Temperature and Particle Motion

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.7.PS.4: plan an investigation to determine the relationships among the energy transferred, the type of matter, the mass, and the change in the average kinetic energy of the particles as measured by the temperature of the sample.

Calorimetry Lab
Energy Conversion in a System
Heat Transfer by Conduction
Phase Changes

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.7.PS.5: construct, use, and present arguments to support the claim that when the kinetic energy of an object changes, energy is transferred to or from the object.

2D Collisions
Air Track
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Sled Wars

(Framing Text): Forces and Interactions

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.7.PS.6: apply Newton’s Third Law to design a solution to a problem involving the motion of two colliding objects.

2D Collisions
Air Track

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.7.PS.7: plan an investigation to provide evidence that the change in an object’s motion depends on the sum of the forces on the object and the mass of the object.

Fan Cart Physics
Force and Fan Carts
Free-Fall Laboratory
Golf Range
Gravity Pitch
Shoot the Monkey

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.7.PS.8: ask questions about data to determine the factors that affect the strength of electric and magnetic forces.

Charge Launcher
Coulomb Force (Static)
Electromagnetic Induction
Magnetic Induction
Magnetism
Pith Ball Lab

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.7.PS.9: construct and present arguments using evidence to support the claim that gravitational interactions are attractive and depend on the masses of interacting objects.

Gravitational Force
Gravity Pitch
Orbital Motion - Kepler's Laws
Weight and Mass

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.7.PS.10: conduct an investigation and evaluate the experimental design to provide evidence that fields exist between objects exerting forces on each other even though the objects are not in contact.

Charge Launcher
Coulomb Force (Static)
Electromagnetic Induction
Gravitational Force
Magnetic Induction
Magnetism
Orbital Motion - Kepler's Laws
Pith Ball Lab

S.7.ESS: Earth and Space Sciences

(Framing Text): Earth’s Systems

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.7.ESS.1: develop a model to describe the cycling of Earth’s materials and the flow of energy that drives this process.

Carbon Cycle
Cell Energy Cycle
Plate Tectonics
Rock Cycle

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.7.ESS.2: develop a model to describe the cycling of water through Earth’s systems driven by energy from the sun and the force of gravity.

Energy Conversions
Water Cycle

(Framing Text): History of Earth

S.7.ESS.5: construct an explanation based on evidence for how geoscience processes have changed Earth’s surface at varying time and spatial scales.

Plate Tectonics
Rock Cycle

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.7.ESS.6: analyze and interpret data on the distribution of fossils and rocks, continental shapes, and seafloor structures to provide evidence of the past plate motions.

Building Pangaea
Plate Tectonics

(Framing Text): Human Impacts

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.7.ESS.7: apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment.

Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
Energy Conversions
Greenhouse Effect
Household Energy Usage
Water Pollution

Correlation last revised: 4/4/2018

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