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    OnTRACK Grade 8 Science: Force, Motion, and Energy

    • Grade Range: 6-8
    • Subject: Science

    Students will explore the relationship between force, motion, and energy. 

  2. Scientific Investigation and Reasoning - Contribution of Scientists

    • Resource ID: S8M0L12S1
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Using interactive exercises, students will review the contributions of scientist to various fields of scientific study.

     

  3. Average Speed

    • Resource ID: S8M2L4
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    Given diagrams, data, or scenarios, students will calculate average speed using distance and time measurements.

  4. Scientific Investigation and Reasoning - Safe Practices

    • Resource ID: S8M0L1
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Students will use interactive exercises to review common lab safety rules and safety symbols.

  5. Speed, Velocity, and Acceleration

    • Resource ID: S8M2L3
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions, illustrations, graphs, charts, or equations, students will differentiate between speed, velocity, and acceleration.

  6. Lab Safety Equipment

    • Resource ID: S8M0L2
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given investigation scenarios, students will select appropriate preventative safety equipment.

  7. Scientific Investigation and Reasoning - Scientific Explanations

    • Resource ID: S8M0L10
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Using interactive exercises, students will review how to evaluate a scientific explanation.

  8. Scientific Investigation and Reasoning - Models

    • Resource ID: S8M0L11
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Using interactive exercises, students will review the three different types of models and the advantages and limitations of models.

  9. Scientific Investigation and Reasoning - Tools and Technology

    • Resource ID: S8M0L6
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions of investigation, students will select appropriate tools and technology to collect, record, and analyze information.

  10. 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.

  11. Matter and Energy - Elemental Properties

    • Resource ID: S8M1L3
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given illustrations or descriptions, students will identify that protons determine an element’s identity and valance electrons determine its chemical properties including reactivity.

  12. Scientific Investigation and Reasoning - Data Organization

    • Resource ID: S8M0L8
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Using interactive exercises, students will review how to construct tables and graphs in order to organize data.

     

  13. Matter and Energy - Chemical Equations

    • Resource ID: S8M1L8
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given chemical equations containing coefficients, students will recognize if they are balanced or not and how that relates to the law of conservation of mass.

  14. Scientific Investigation and Reasoning - Data Analysis

    • Resource ID: S8M0L9
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Students will use interactive exercises to analyze data to identify patterns, predict trends, formulate reasonable explanations, and communicate valid conclusions.

  15. Matter and Energy - Elements versus Compounds

    • Resource ID: S8M1L2
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    Given illustrations or descriptions, students will differentiate between elements and compounds.

  16. Matter and Energy - Metals, Nonmetals, and Metalloids

    • Resource ID: S8M1L4
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    Given illustrations or descriptions, students will compare metals, nonmetals, and metalloids using physical properties such as luster, conductivity, or malleability.

  17. Scientific Reasoning - Planning Descriptive and Comparative Investigations

    • Resource ID: S8M0L4
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given scenarios of descriptive and comparative investigations, students will plan and implement investigations by making observations and asking well-defined questions.

  18. Scientific Reasoning - Planning Comparative and Experimental Investigations

    • Resource ID: S8M0L5
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given scenarios of comparative and experimental investigations, students will plan and implement investigations by making observations and asking well-defined questions and formulating testable hypothesis.

  19. 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.

  20. Matter and Energy - Periodic Table

    • Resource ID: S8M1L5
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions, illustrations, or scenarios, students will interpret the arrangement of the Periodic Table, including groups and periods, to explain how properties are used to classify elements.