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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