SC.8.1: Forces and Interactions

SC.8.1.1: Gather, analyze, and communicate evidence of forces and interactions.

SC.8.1.1.A: Apply Newton's Third Law to design a solution to a problem involving the motion of two colliding objects.

Crumple Zones

SC.8.1.1.B: Develop a model to generate data for iterative testing and modification of a proposed object, tool, or process such that an optimal design can be achieved.

Crumple Zones
Feel the Heat
Pendulum Clock
Trebuchet

SC.8.1.1.C: 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

SC.8.1.1.D: Ask questions about data to determine the factors that affect the strength of electrical and magnetic forces.

Charge Launcher
Magnetic Induction
Pith Ball Lab

SC.8.1.1.E: 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
Weight and Mass

SC.8.1.1.F: 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)
Magnetic Induction
Magnetism
Pith Ball Lab

SC.8.2: Waves and Electromagnetic Radiation

SC.8.2.2: Gather, analyze, and communicate evidence of waves and electromagnetic radiation.

SC.8.2.2.A: Use mathematical representations to describe a simple model for waves that includes how the amplitude of a wave is related to the energy in a wave.

Waves

SC.8.2.2.B: Develop and use a model to describe that waves are reflected, absorbed, or transmitted through various materials.

Basic Prism
Color Absorption
Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
Heat Absorption
Laser Reflection
Longitudinal Waves
Radiation
Refraction
Ripple Tank
Waves

SC.8.4: Energy

SC.8.4.3: Gather, analyze, and communicate evidence of energy.

SC.8.4.3.A: 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

SC.8.4.3.B: Develop a model to describe that when the arrangement of objects interacting at a distance changes, then 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

SC.8.9: Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits

SC.8.9.4: Gather, analyze, and communicate evidence of the inheritance and variation of traits.

SC.8.9.4.A: Develop and use a model to describe why structural changes to genes (mutations) may result in harmful, beneficial, or neutral effects to structure and function of organisms.

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Genetic Engineering
Human Karyotyping

SC.8.9.4.B: Gather and synthesize information about technologies that have changed the way humans influence inheritance of desired traits in organisms.

Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection
Genetic Engineering

SC.8.10: Natural Selection and Adaptations

SC.8.10.5: Gather, analyze, and communicate evidence of natural selection and adaptations.

SC.8.10.5.A: Analyze and interpret data for patterns in the fossil record that document the existence, diversity, extinction, and change of life forms throughout the history of life on Earth under the assumption that natural laws operate today as in the past.

Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

SC.8.10.5.B: Apply scientific ideas to construct an explanation for the anatomical similarities and differences among and between modern and fossil organisms to infer evolutionary relationships.

Cladograms
Embryo Development
Human Evolution - Skull Analysis

SC.8.10.5.C: 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
Microevolution
Natural Selection
Rainfall and Bird Beaks - Metric

SC.8.10.5.D: Use mathematical representations to support explanations of how natural selection may lead to increases and decreases of specific traits in populations over time.

Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection
Microevolution

SC.8.11: Space Systems

SC.8.11.6: Gather, analyze, and communicate evidence of the interactions among bodies in space.

SC.8.11.6.A: Develop and use a model of the Earth-sun-moon system to describe the cyclic patterns of lunar phases, eclipses of the sun and moon, and seasons.

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

SC.8.11.6.B: Develop and use a model to describe the role of gravity in the motions within the galaxy and the solar system.

Gravity Pitch
Solar System
Solar System Explorer

SC.8.11.6.C: Analyze and interpret data to determine scale properties of objects in the solar system.

Solar System
Solar System Explorer
Weight and Mass

Correlation last revised: 9/24/2019

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