1. 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. 

  2. Potential and Kinetic Energy

    • Resource ID: S8M2L1
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions, illustrations, or scenarios, students will compare and contrast potential and kinetic energy.

  3. Energy Transformation

    • Resource ID: S8M2L2
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions, illustrations, or scenarios, students will identify energy transformations, such as how energy in a flashlight battery changes from chemical energy to electric energy to light energy.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Changes in Speed and Direction

    • Resource ID: S8M2L6
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions, illustrations, graphs, charts, or equations, students will demonstrate and calculate how unbalanced forces change the speed or direction of an objects motion.

  8. Work and Force

    • Resource ID: S8M2L7
    • Grade Range: 7–8
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions, illustrations, graphs, or charts, students will contrast situations where work is done with different amounts of force to situations where no work is done, such as moving a box with a ramp and without a ramp or standing still.

  9. Scientific Investigation and Reasoning - Measurement

    • Resource ID: S8M0L7
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given field and laboratory scenarios, students will collect and record data using the International System of Units (SI) and qualitative means such as labeled drawings and graphic organizers.

  10. 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.

     

  11. Electromagnetic Spectrum and Components of the Universe

    • Resource ID: S8M3L6
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given diagrams, scenarios, descriptions, and illustrations, students will analyze how different wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum such as light and radio waves are used to gain information about distances and properties of components in the universe.

  12. Newton’s Laws: Inertia

    • Resource ID: S8M2L8
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions, illustrations, graphs, or charts, students will analyze and describe applications of Newton’s law of inertia, such as in vehicle restraints, sports activities, amusement park rides, Earth's tectonic activities, and rocket launches.

  13. Newton’s Laws: Action and Reaction

    • Resource ID: S8M2L10
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions, illustrations, graphs, or charts, students will analyze and describes applications of Newton’s law of action-reaction, such as in vehicle restraints, sports activities, amusement park rides, Earths tectonic activities, and rocket launches.

  14. Plate Tectonics

    • Resource ID: S8M3L8
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    Given diagrams, scenarios, descriptions, and illustrations, students will identify the historical development and evidence that supports plate tectonic theory and relate plate tectonics to the formation of crustal features.

  15. Scientific Investigation and Reasoning - Conservation of Resources

    • Resource ID: S8M0L3
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given choices of natural resources and lab materials, students will select disposal and recycling methods that best conserve and protect our resources.

  16. Organisms and Environments - Environmental Change

    • Resource ID: S8M4L3
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given scenarios or illustrations, students will determine how short and long term environmental changes affect organisms and traits in subsequent populations.

  17. Fusion and Fission

    • Resource ID: CM2L10
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given diagrams, illustrations, symbols, or descriptions, student will distinguish between nuclear fusion and nuclear fission.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.