6-8 Science Standards / Action Plan
 Share
The version of the browser you are using is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported browser.Dismiss

View only
 
 
ABCDEFGH
1
DomainDescription of DomainStandardDescription of StandardCombined Standard# of Students Requiring Intervention# of Students Achieving Mastery% of Students Achieving Mastery
2
ESS1Earth’s Place in the Universe 1Develop and use a model of the Earth-sun-moon system to describe the cyclic patterns of lunar phases, eclipses of the sun and moon, and seasons.ESS1-1
3
ESS1Earth’s Place in the Universe 2Develop and use a model to describe the role of gravity in the motions within galaxies and the solar system. ESS1-2
4
ESS1Earth’s Place in the Universe 3Analyze and interpret data to determine scale properties of objects in the solar system.ESS1-3
5
ESS1Earth’s Place in the Universe 4Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence from rock strata for how the geologic time scale is used to organize Earth’s 4.6-billion-year-old history.ESS1-4
6
ESS2Earth’s Systems 1Develop a model to describe the cycling of Earth’s materials and the flow of energy that drives this process.ESS2-1
7
ESS2Earth’s Systems 2Construct an explanation based on evidence for how geoscience processes have changed Earth’s surface at varying time and spatial scales.ESS2-2
8
ESS2Earth’s Systems 3Analyze and interpret data on the distribution of fossils and rocks, continental shapes, and seafloor structures to provide evidence of the past plate motions.ESS2-3
9
ESS2Earth’s Systems 4Develop a model to describe the cycling of water through Earth’s systems driven by energy from the sun and the force of gravity.ESS2-4
10
ESS2Earth’s Systems 5Collect data to provide evidence for how the motions and complex interactions of air masses results in changes in weather conditions.ESS2-5
11
ESS2Earth’s Systems 6Develop and use a model to describe how unequal heating and rotation of the Earth cause patterns of atmospheric and oceanic circulation that determine regional climates.ESS2-6
12
ESS3Earth and Human Activity 1Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for how the uneven distributions of Earth’s mineral, energy, and groundwater resources are the result of past and current geoscience processes.ESS3-1
13
ESS3Earth and Human Activity 2Analyze and interpret data on natural hazards to forecast future catastrophic events and inform the development of technologies to mitigate their effects.ESS3-2
14
ESS3Earth and Human Activity 3Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment.ESS3-3
15
ESS3Earth and Human Activity 4Construct an argument supported by evidence for how increases in human population and per-capita consumption of natural resources impact Earth’s systems.ESS3-4
16
ESS3Earth and Human Activity 5Ask questions to clarify evidence of the factors that have caused the rise in global temperatures over the past century.ESS3-5
17
ETS1Engineering Design1Define the criteria and constraints of a design problem with sufficient precision to ensure a successful solution, taking into account relevant scientific principles and potential impacts on people that may limit possible solutions and the natural environment.ETS1-1
18
ETS1Engineering Design2Evaluate competing design solutions using a systematic process to determine how well they meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.ETS1-2
19
ETS1Engineering Design3Analyze data from tests to determine similarities and differences among several design solutions to identify the best characteristics of each that can be combined into a new solution to better meet the criteria for success.ETS1-3
20
ETS1Engineering Design4Develop a model to generate data for iterative testing and modification of a proposed object, tool, or process such that an optimal design can be achieved.ETS1-4
21
LS1From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes1Conduct an investigation to provide evidence that living things are made of cells; either one cell or many different numbers and types of cells.LS1-1
22
LS1From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes2Develop and use a model to describe the function of a cell as a whole and ways parts of cells contribute to the function.LS1-2
23
LS1From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes3Use argument supported by evidence for how the body is a system of interacting subsystems composed of groups of cells.LS1-3
24
LS1From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes4Use argument based on empirical evidence and scientific reasoning to support an explanation for how characteristic animal behaviors and specialized plant structures affect the probability of successful reproduction of animals and plants respectively.LS1-4
25
LS1From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes5Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for how environmental and genetic factors influence the growth of organisms.LS1-5
26
LS1From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes6Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for the role of photosynthesis in the cycling of matter and flow of energy into and out of organisms.LS1-6
27
LS1From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes7Develop a model to describe how food is rearranged through chemical reactions forming new molecules that support growth and/or release energy as this matter moves through an organism.LS1-7
28
LS1From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes8Gather and synthesize information that sensory receptors respond to stimuli by sending messages to the brain for immediate behavior or storage as memories.LS1-8
29
LS2Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics1Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for the effects of resource availability on organisms and populations of organisms in an ecosystem.LS2-1
30
LS2Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics2Construct an explanation that predicts patterns of interactions among organisms across multiple ecosystems.LS2-2
31
LS2Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics3Develop a model to describe the cycling of matter and flow of energy among living and nonliving parts of an ecosystem.LS2-3
32
LS2Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics4Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence that changes to physical or biological components of an ecosystem affect populations.LS2-4
33
LS2Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics5Evaluate competing design solutions for maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem services.LS2-5
34
LS3Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits1Develop and use a model to describe why structural changes to genes (mutations) located on chromosomes may affect proteins and may result in harmful, beneficial, or neutral effects to the structure and function of the organism.LS3-1
35
LS3Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits2Develop and use a model to describe why asexual reproduction results in offspring with identical genetic information and sexual reproduction results in offspring with genetic variation.LS3-2
36
LS4Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity1Analyze and interpret data for patterns in the fossil record that document the existence, diversity, extinction, and change of life forms throughout the history of life on Earth under the assumption that natural laws operate today as in the past.LS4-1
37
LS4Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity2Apply scientific ideas to construct an explanation for the anatomical similarities and differences among modern organisms and between modern and fossil organisms to infer evolutionary relationships.LS4-2
38
LS4Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity3Analyze displays of pictorial data to compare patterns of similarities in the embryological development across multiple species to identify relationships not evident in the fully formed anatomy.LS4-3
39
LS4Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity4Construct an explanation based on evidence that describes how genetic variations of traits in a population increase some individuals’ probability of surviving and reproducing in a specific environment.LS4-4
40
LS4Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity5Gather and synthesize information about the technologies that have changed the way humans influence the inheritance of desired traits in organisms.LS4-5
41
LS4Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity6Use mathematical representations to support explanations of how natural selection may lead to increases and decreases of specific traits in populations over time.LS4-6
42
PS1Matter and Its Interactions1Develop models to describe the atomic composition of simple molecules and extended structures.PS1-1
43
PS1Matter and Its Interactions2Analyze and interpret data on the properties of substances before and after the substances interact to determine if a chemical reaction has occurred.PS1-2
44
PS1Matter and Its Interactions3Gather and make sense of information to describe that synthetic materials come from natural resources and impact society.PS1-3
45
PS1Matter and Its Interactions4Develop a model that predicts and describes changes in particle motion, temperature, and state of a pure substance when thermal energy is added or removed.PS1-4
46
PS1Matter and Its Interactions5Develop and use a model to describe how the total number of atoms does not change in a chemical reaction and thus mass is conserved.PS1-5
47
PS1Matter and Its Interactions6Undertake a design project to construct, test, and modify a device that either releases or absorbs thermal energy by chemical processes.PS1-6
48
PS2Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions1Apply Newton’s Third Law to design a solution to a problem involving the motion of two colliding objects.PS2-1
49
PS2Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions2Plan an investigation to provide evidence that the change in an object’s motion depends on the sum of the forces on the object and the mass of the object.PS2-2
50
PS2Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions3Ask questions about data to determine the factors that affect the strength of electric and magnetic forces.PS2-3
51
PS2Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions4Construct and present arguments using evidence to support the claim that gravitational interactions are attractive and depend on the masses of interacting objects.PS2-4
52
PS2Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions5Conduct an investigation and evaluate the experimental design to provide evidence that fields exist between objects exerting forces on each other even though the objects are not in contact.PS2-5
53
PS3Energy1Construct and interpret graphical displays of data to describe the relationships of kinetic energy to the mass of an object and to the speed of an object.PS3-1
54
PS3Energy2Develop a model to describe that when the arrangement of objects interacting at a distance changes, different amounts of potential energy are stored in the system.PS3-2
55
PS3Energy3Apply scientific principles to design, construct, and test a device that either minimizes or maximizes thermal energy transfer.PS3-3
56
PS3Energy4Plan an investigation to determine the relationships among the energy transferred, the type of matter, the mass, and the change in the average kinetic energy of the particles as measured by the temperature of the sample.PS3-4
57
PS3Energy5Construct, use, and present arguments to support the claim that when the kinetic energy of an object changes, energy is transferred to or from the object.PS3-5
58
PS4Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer1Use mathematical representations to describe a simple model for waves that includes how the amplitude of a wave is related to the energy in a wave.PS4-1
59
PS4Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer2Develop and use a model to describe that waves are reflected, absorbed, or transmitted through various materials.PS4-2
60
PS4Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer3Integrate qualitative scientific and technical information to support the claim that digitized signals are a more reliable way to encode and transmit information than analog signals.PS4-3
Loading...