NCES.7.P: Forces and Motion

NCES.7.P.1: Understand motion, the effects of forces on motion and the graphical representations of motion.

NCES.7.P.1.1: Explain how the motion of an object can be described by its position, direction of motion, and speed with respect to some other object.

Distance-Time Graphs
Free Fall Tower
Free-Fall Laboratory
Measuring Motion

NCES.7.P.1.2: Explain the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces acting on an object (including friction, gravity and magnets).

Force and Fan Carts

NCES.7.P.1.3: Illustrate the motion of an object using a graph to show a change in position over a period of time.

Distance-Time Graphs
Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs
Free Fall Tower
Free-Fall Laboratory

NCES.7.P.1.4: Interpret distance versus time graphs for constant speed and variable motion.

Distance-Time Graphs
Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs

NCES.7.P: Energy: Conservation and Transfer

NCES.7.P.2: Understand forms of energy, energy transfer and transformation and conservation in mechanical systems.

NCES.7.P.2.1: Explain how kinetic and potential energy contribute to the mechanical energy of an object.

Air Track
Energy of a Pendulum
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Roller Coaster Physics
Sled Wars

NCES.7.P.2.2: Explain how energy can be transformed from one form to another (specifically potential energy and kinetic energy) using a model or diagram of a moving object (roller coaster, pendulum, or cars on ramps as examples).

Air Track
Energy Conversion in a System
Energy of a Pendulum
Roller Coaster Physics

NCES.7.E: Earth Systems, Structures and Processes

NCES.7.E.1: Understand how the cycling of matter (water and gases) in and out of the atmosphere relates to Earth’s atmosphere, weather and climate and the effects of the atmosphere on humans.

NCES.7.E.1.2: Explain how the cycling of water in and out of the atmosphere and atmospheric conditions relate to the weather patterns on Earth.

Water Cycle

NCES.7.E.1.3: Explain the relationship between the movement of air masses, high and low pressure systems, and frontal boundaries to storms (including thunderstorms, hurricanes, and tornadoes) and other weather conditions that may result.

Hurricane Motion - Metric
Weather Maps - Metric

NCES.7.E.1.4: Predict weather conditions and patterns based on information obtained from:

NCES.7.E.1.4.a: Weather data collected from direct observations and measurement (wind speed and direction, air temperature, humidity and air pressure)

Weather Maps - Metric

NCES.7.E.1.4.b: Weather maps, satellites and radar

Weather Maps - Metric

NCES.7.E.1.5: Explain the influence of convection, global winds and the jet stream on weather and climatic conditions.

Coastal Winds and Clouds - Metric
Hurricane Motion - Metric
Weather Maps - Metric

NCES.7.L: Structures and Functions of Living Organisms

NCES.7.L.1: Understand the processes, structures and functions of living organisms that enable them to survive, reproduce and carry out the basic functions of life.

NCES.7.L.1.1: Compare the structures and life functions of single-celled organisms that carry out all of the basic functions of life including:

NCES.7.L.1.1.c: Paramecium

Paramecium Homeostasis

NCES.7.L.1.1.d: Volvox

Paramecium Homeostasis

NCES.7.L.1.2: Compare the structures and functions of plant and animal cells, including major organelles (cell membrane, cell wall, nucleus, chloroplasts, mitochondria, and vacuoles).

Cell Structure
RNA and Protein Synthesis

NCES.7.L.1.3: Summarize the hierarchical organization of multi-cellular organisms from cells to tissues to organs to systems to organisms.

Circulatory System

NCES.7.L.1.4: Summarize the general functions of the major systems of the human body (digestion, respiration, reproduction, circulation, and excretion) and ways that these systems interact with each other to sustain life.

Circulatory System
Digestive System

NCES.7.L: Evolution and Genetics

NCES.7.L.2: Understand the relationship of the mechanisms of cellular reproduction, patterns of inheritance and external factors to potential variation among offspring.

NCES.7.L.2.3: Explain the impact of the environment and lifestyle choices on biological inheritance (to include common genetic diseases) and survival.

Inheritance

Correlation last revised: 5/20/2019

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