NCES.8.P.1.3: Compare physical changes such as size, shape and state to chemical changes that are the result of a chemical reaction to include changes in temperature, color, formation of a gas or precipitate.
NCES.8.P.1.4: Explain how the idea of atoms and a balanced chemical equation support the law of conservation of mass.
NCES.8.P.2.1: Explain the environmental consequences of the various methods of obtaining, transforming and distributing energy.
NCES.8.E.1.2: Summarize evidence that Earth’s oceans are a reservoir of nutrients, minerals, dissolved gases, and life forms:
NCES.8.E.1.2.d: Behavior of gases in the marine environment
NCES.8.E.1.3: Predict the safety and potability of water supplies in North Carolina based on physical and biological factors, including:
NCES.8.E.1.3.b: Dissolved oxygen
NCES.8.E.2.1: Infer the age of Earth and relative age of rocks and fossils from index fossils and ordering of rock layers (relative dating and radioactive dating).
NCES.8.L.1.1: Summarize the basic characteristics of viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites relating to the spread, treatment and prevention of disease.
NCES.8.L.3.1: Explain how factors such as food, water, shelter and space affect populations in an ecosystem.
NCES.8.L.3.2: Summarize the relationships among producers, consumers, and decomposers including the positive and negative consequences of such interactions including:
NCES.8.L.3.2.a: Coexistence and cooperation
NCES.8.L.3.2.b: Competition (predator/prey)
NCES.8.L.3.3: Explain how the flow of energy within food webs is interconnected with the cycling of matter (including water, nitrogen, carbon dioxide and oxygen).
NCES.8.L.4.1: Summarize the use of evidence drawn from geology, fossils, and comparative anatomy to form the basis for biological classification systems and the theory of evolution.
Correlation last revised: 1/22/2020