1. Organisms and Environments - Competition of Abiotic and Biotic Factors

    • Resource ID: S8M4L2
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Students will examine how organisms and populations in an ecosystem depend on and may compete for biotic and abiotic factors such as quantity of light, water, range of temperatures, or soil composition.

  2. Organisms and Environments - Organisms Interactions

    • Resource ID: S8M4L1
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Students will describe producer/consumer, predator/prey, and parasite/host relationships as they occur in food webs.

  3. Matter and Energy - Atomic Structure

    • Resource ID: S8M1L1
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Using interactive exercises, students will describe the structure of atoms and the locations of particles with in the atom.

  4. Light Years

    • Resource ID: S8M3L7
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Students will identify how light years are used to measure distances and sizes of components of the universe.

  5. Organisms and Environments - Humans and Ocean Systems

    • Resource ID: S8M4L4
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Students will identify how humans depend on ocean systems and explain how human activities such as runoff, artificial reefs, or use of resources have modified these systems.

     

  6. Oceans and Weather Systems

    • Resource ID: S8M3L12
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Students will identify the role of the oceans in the formation of weather systems such as hurricanes. 

  7. How Global Patterns of Atmospheric Movement Influence Local Weather

    • Resource ID: S8M3L11
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Students will identify how global patterns of atmospheric movement influence local weather.

  8. Question and Purpose

    • Resource ID: SM0L3c
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given laboratory investigation scenarios, students will determine the question or purpose of the procedure.

  9. Experimental Design

    • Resource ID: SM0L3d
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given investigation scenarios and lab procedures, students will identify independent variables, dependent variables, constants, and control groups.

  10. Conclusions and Scientific Explanations

    • Resource ID: SM0L7
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given laboratory investigation data, students will determine the best conclusion based upon that data.

  11. Types of Science Investigations

    • Resource ID: SM0L3b
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Students will distinguish between descriptive, comparative, and experimental investigations.

  12. Types of Solutions: Saturated, Supersaturated, or Unsaturated

    • Resource ID: CM5L3
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given scenarios, graphs, diagrams, or illustrations, the student will determine the type of solution such as saturated, supersaturated, or unsaturated.

  13. Biological Systems: Homeostasis

    • Resource ID: BM4L6
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Identify and describe internal feedback mechanisms involved in maintaining homeostasis given scenarios, illustrations, or descriptions.

  14. Precipitation Reactions

    • Resource ID: CM5L4
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given graphs, scenarios, illustrations, or descriptions, the student will determine how different processes affect solubility in aqueous solutions.

  15. Relationships Between Organisms: Food Chains, Webs, and Pyramids

    • Resource ID: BM5L1
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given illustrations, students will analyze the flow of matter and energy in food chains, food webs, and ecological pyramids.

  16. Law of Conservation of Energy: Heat Transfer

    • Resource ID: CM4L8
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given illustrations, scenarios, descriptions, and/or diagrams, students will demonstrate understanding of heat transfer.

  17. Cell Specialization and Differentiation

    • Resource ID: BM1L8B
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given examples, descriptions, and illustrations, students will be able to describe the role of DNA, RNA, and environmental factors in cell differentiation.

  18. Chemical Bonding: Metallic Bonds

    • Resource ID: CM3L5
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given scenarios or diagrams, students will describe the nature of metallic bonding and explain properties such as thermal and electrical conductivity, malleability, and ductility of metals.

  19. Homeostasis: Ecological Systems

    • Resource ID: BM5L5
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given images, videos, or scenarios, identify and describe the responses of organisms, populations, and communities to various changes in their external environment.

  20. Data Organization

    • Resource ID: SM0L5
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given field and laboratory scenarios and laboratory data, students will construct data tables and graphs, using repeated trials and means to organize data.