D: Physical Science

D.8.1 b: Measure chemical and physical properties of a substance.

 Density Experiment: Slice and Dice
 Mineral Identification

D.8.1 c: Classify substances using chemical and physical properties.

 Density Experiment: Slice and Dice
 Mineral Identification

D.8.1 d: Differentiate between chemical and physical properties based on observation of physical and chemical changes.

 Mineral Identification

D.8.2 b: Describe that matter is in constant motion.

 Temperature and Particle Motion

D.8.2 c: Explain that changes of state are related to energy changes.

 Phase Changes

D.8.4 a: Conduct investigations and apply science themes to explain physical and chemical changes.

 Chemical Changes
 Diffusion

D.8.6 a: Demonstrate a conceptual understanding of motion by conducting investigations of speed, velocity, acceleration, friction, and momentum.

 2D Collisions
 Air Track
 Free Fall Tower
 Free-Fall Laboratory
 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
 Roller Coaster Physics
 Sled Wars

D.8.6 b: Investigate speed and velocity through their graphical representations and mathematical relationships.

 Distance-Time Graphs
 Measuring Motion

D.8.6 c: Apply these concepts to real-life situations.

 Free Fall Tower
 Free-Fall Laboratory
 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

D.8.7 a: Describe kinetic and potential energy.

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

D.8.7 b: Explain what happens to an object as the object's energy changes from potential and kinetic energy and vice versa.

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

D.8.7 c: Understand that energy can neither be created nor destroyed; it is transformed among heat, light, sound, mechanical, chemical, nuclear, and electrical energy.

 Energy Conversion in a System

D.8.8 a: Describe and explain the properties of light (reflection, absorption, refraction), sound (wave behavior and motion through various media), heat transfer (conduction, convection, radiation), electricity (transfer through circuits) magnetism (magnetic fields) and gravity.

 Circuit Builder
 Color Absorption
 Conduction and Convection
 Heat Absorption
 Heat Transfer by Conduction
 Herschel Experiment
 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
 Radiation
 Ray Tracing (Lenses)
 Ray Tracing (Mirrors)
 Refraction

D.8.9 b: Investigate energy transformations.

 Energy Conversion in a System
 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

E: Earth and Space Science

E.8.1 a: Use the themes of systems, change, and organization to describe and explain how land forms are a result of a combination of constructive and destructive forces and how these factors contribute to the forming and changing of earth and its atmosphere. (Constructive forces include crustal deformation, volcanic eruption, and deposition of sediment, while destructive forces include weathering and erosion.)

 Plate Tectonics

E.8.2 b: Describe how movement of plates within the earth result in major geological events.

 Plate Tectonics

E.8.7 c: Research gravity's role in holding together the solar system.

 Gravity Pitch

E.8.7 e: Use models competently to represent solar system, galaxies, and universe.

 Solar System Explorer

E.8.8 a: Research, using models, how objects in the solar system have regular and predictable orbits and motion.

 Gravity Pitch
 Solar System Explorer

E.8.8 b: Recognize that the tilt of the earth on its axis as it revolves around the sun causes seasons.

 Seasons Around the World
 Seasons in 3D
 Seasons: Why do we have them?

E.8.8 c: Explain that rotation of the earth on its axis causes day and night.

 Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun

F: Life and Environmental Science

F.8.1 b: Explore cell components, including different components of plant and animal cells.

 Cell Structure
 RNA and Protein Synthesis

F.8.1 c: Apply cell specialization to the organization of tissues, organs, systems, and organisms in both plants and animals (photosynthesis and respiration on a conceptual level).

 Cell Energy Cycle
 Cell Structure
 Digestive System

F.8.2 b: Investigate natural selection.

 Evolution: Mutation and Selection
 Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection
 Natural Selection
 Rainfall and Bird Beaks

F.8.3 b: Present conceptual understandings of differences between single-celled and multiple-celled organisms.

 Paramecium Homeostasis

F.8.3 c: Compare and contrast structure and function of specialized cells.

 Cell Structure
 Paramecium Homeostasis

F.8.4 a: Investigate basic genetics including Mendel's theories, Punnett squares, and predictions of possible offspring.

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

F.8.4 b: Understand that genes determine traits.

 Evolution: Mutation and Selection
 Evolution: Natural and Artificial Selection
 Mouse Genetics (One Trait)
 Mouse Genetics (Two Traits)

F.8.6 a: Investigate external/internal stimuli on organisms using themes of equilibrium and constancy.

 Human Homeostasis
 Paramecium Homeostasis

F.8.8 a: Investigate interactions within various ecosystems and their components (including non-living).

 Food Chain

F.8.8 b: Analyze population fluctuations and energy flow in ecosystems.

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors
 Food Chain
 Rabbit Population by Season

F.8.9 a: Investigate environmental problems.

 Coral Reefs 1 - Abiotic Factors

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