1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Changes in Motion

    • Resource ID: S8M2L5
    • Grade Range: 6–8
    • Subject: Science

    Given diagrams or scenarios, students will measure and graph changes in motion.

  8. 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.

     

  9. 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. 

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  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. 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.

  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. 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.

  20. 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.