7-MS-PS1: Matter and Its Interactions

7-MS-PS1-2: Analyze and interpret data on the properties of substances before and after the substances interact to determine if a chemical reaction has occurred.

 Chemical Changes

7-MS-PS1-4: Develop a model that predicts and describes changes in particle motion, temperature, and the state of a pure substance when thermal energy is added or removed.

 Phase Changes
 Phases of Water
 Temperature and Particle Motion

7-MS-PS1-5: Develop and use a model to describe how the total number of atoms does not change in a chemical reaction and thus mass is conserved.

 Balancing Chemical Equations
 Chemical Changes
 Chemical Equations

7-MS-PS3: Energy

7-MS-PS3-4: 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

7-MS-ESS2: Earth's Systems

7-MS-ESS2-4: 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

7-MS-ESS2-5: Collect data to provide evidence for how the motions and complex interactions of air masses results in changes in weather conditions.

 Coastal Winds and Clouds
 Hurricane Motion
 Weather Maps

7-MS-ESS3: Earth and Human Activity

7-MS-ESS3-5: Ask questions to clarify evidence of the factors that have caused the rise in global temperatures over the past century.

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
 Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
 Greenhouse Effect

7-MS-LS1: From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes

7-MS-LS1-3: Use an argument supported by evidence for how the body is a system of interacting subsystems composed of groups of cells.

 Circulatory System
 Digestive System

7-MS-LS1-6: Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for the role of photosynthesis and cellular respiration in the cycling of matter and flow of energy into and out of organisms.

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Food Chain
 Photosynthesis Lab
 Plants and Snails
 Pond Ecosystem

7-MS-LS1-7: Develop a model to describe how food is rearranged through chemical reactions forming new molecules that support growth and/or release energy as this matter moves through an organism.

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Dehydration Synthesis
 Digestive System

7-MS-LS2: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

7-MS-LS2-4: Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence that changes to physical or biological components of an ecosystem affect populations.

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
 Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
 Food Chain
 Forest Ecosystem
 Pond Ecosystem
 Prairie Ecosystem
 Rabbit Population by Season
 Rainfall and Bird Beaks

7-MS-LS3: Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits

7-MS-LS3-2: Develop and use a model to describe why asexual reproduction results in offspring with identical genetic information and sexual reproduction results in offspring with genetic variation.

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

7-MS-LS4: Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity

7-MS-LS4-4: Construct an explanation based on evidence that describes how genetic variations of traits in a population increase some individuals’ probability of surviving and reproducing in a specific environment.

 Evolution: Mutation and Selection
 Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection

7-MS-LS4-5: Gather, read, and synthesize information about technologies that have changed the way humans influence the inheritance of desired traits in organisms.

 Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection

Correlation last revised: 8/23/2017

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