Links: NHPS Science Overview
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|BRIDGES||FORCE AND MOTION||SOLAR SYSTEM MOTION||LANDFORMS||PLATE TECTONICS||ROCK CYCLE||NATURAL DISASTERS|
|INQUIRY STANDARDS ACROSS ALL UNITS
C INQ.1 Identify questions that can be answered through scientific investigation.
C INQ.2 Read, interpret and examine the credibility of scientific claims in different sources of information.
C INQ.3 Design and conduct appropriate types of scientific investigations to answer different questions.
C INQ.4 Identify independent and dependent variables, and those variables that are kept constant, when designing an experiment.
C INQ.5 Use appropriate tools and techniques to make observations and gather data.
C INQ.6 Use mathematical operations to analyze and interpret data.
C INQ.7 Identify and present relationships between variables in appropriate graphs.
C INQ.8 Draw conclusions and identify sources of error.
C INQ.9 Provide explanations to investigated problems or questions.
C INQ.10 Communicate about science in different formats, using relevant science vocabulary, supporting evidence and clear logic.
|C. 23 Describe the qualitative relationships among force, mass
C. 30 Explain how beam, truss and suspension bridges are designed to withstand the forces that act on them
|C 22. Calculate the average speed of a moving object and illustrate the motion of objects in graphs of distance over time.
C 23. Describe the qualitative relationships among force, mass and changes in motion.
C 24. Describe the forces acting on an object moving in a circular path
|C 28. Explain the effect of gravity on the orbital movement of planets in the solar system.
||C 18. Describe how folded and faulted rock layers provide evidence of the gradual up and down motion of the Earth’s crust.
C 19. Explain how glaciation, weathering and erosion create and shape valleys and floodplains.
|C 20. Explain how the boundaries of tectonic plates can be inferred from the location of earthquakes and volcanoes..||D.21 Explain how internal energy of the Earth causes matter to cycle through the magma and the solid earth.
|C 21. Describe how freezing, dehydration, pickling and irradiation prevent food spoilage caused by microbes.|
|Significant Task||Strong Bridges||* CT Embedded Task Slipping and Sliding||Reasons for Seasons||Earth Stress Lab||Plate Tectonic Project||Classify Rocks||In The Nes|
|Prentice Hall Science Explorer: Motion, Forces and Energy||Prentice Hall Science Explorer: Motion, Forces and Energy||Prentice Hall Science Explorer: Astronomy||Prentice Hall Science Explorer: Earth’s Changing Surface||Prentice Hall Science Explorer: Inside Earth||Prentice Hall Science Explorer: Inside Earth||Event Based Science: Earthquake, Volcano|