SC.7.3: Structure and Properties of Matter

SC.7.3.1: Gather, analyze, and communicate evidence of the structure, properties, and interactions of matter.

SC.7.3.1.A: Develop models to describe the atomic composition of simple molecules.

 Covalent Bonds
 Dehydration Synthesis
 Element Builder
 Ionic Bonds

SC.7.3.1.C: Develop a model that predicts and describes changes in particle motion, temperature, and state of a pure substance when thermal energy is added or removed.

 Phase Changes
 Phases of Water
 Temperature and Particle Motion

SC.7.5: Chemical Reactions

SC.7.5.2: Gather, analyze, and communicate evidence of chemical reactions.

SC.7.5.2.A: Analyze and interpret data on the properties of substances before and after the substances interact to determine if a chemical reaction has occurred.

 Element Builder

SC.7.5.2.B: 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

SC.7.5.2.D: Analyze data from tests to determine similarities and differences among several design solutions to identify the best characteristics of each that can be combined into a new solution to better meet the criteria for success.

 Digestive System
 Trebuchet

SC.7.7: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

SC.7.7.3: Gather, analyze, and communicate evidence of interdependent relationships in ecosystems.

SC.7.7.3.A: Construct an explanation that predicts patterns of interactions among organisms across multiple ecosystems.

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
 Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
 Food Chain
 Forest Ecosystem
 Pond Ecosystem
 Prairie Ecosystem

SC.7.7.3.C: Evaluate competing design solutions using a systematic process to determine how well they meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.

 Digestive System

SC.7.7.3.D: Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and increasing positive human impact on the environment.

 Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors

SC.7.8: Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems

SC.7.8.4: Gather, analyze, and communicate evidence of the flow of energy and cycling of matter in organisms and ecosystems.

SC.7.8.4.A: Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for the role of photosynthesis 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

SC.7.8.4.B: Develop a model to describe how food is rearranged through chemical reactions forming new molecules that support growth and/or release energy as matter moves through an organism.

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Dehydration Synthesis
 Digestive System

SC.7.8.4.C: Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for the effects of resource availability on organisms and populations of organisms in an ecosystem.

 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

SC.7.8.4.D: Develop a model to describe the cycling of matter and flow of energy among living and nonliving parts of an ecosystem.

 Food Chain
 Forest Ecosystem

SC.7.8.4.E: Construct an argument supported by 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

SC.7.13: Earth's Systems

SC.7.13.5: Gather, analyze, and communicate evidence of the flow of energy and cycling of matter associated with Earth's materials and processes.

SC.7.13.5.A: 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

SC.7.14: History of Earth

SC.7.14.6: Gather, analyze, and communicate evidence to explain Earth's history.

SC.7.14.6.A: 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

SC.7.14.6.B: Analyze and interpret data on the distribution of fossils and rocks, continental shapes, and seafloor structures to provide evidence of past plate motions.

 Building Pangaea
 Plate Tectonics

Correlation last revised: 4/4/2018

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