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CS.3202.1. Matter: The composition and structure of matter is known, and it behaves according to principles that are generally understood. GQ.3202.1. How does the structure of matter influence its physical and chemical behavior? 3202.1. Checks for Understanding 3202.1.1. Distinguish among solids, liquids, gases, and plasmas. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Heat
3202.1.10. Define an isotope and describe the use of common isotopes.
3202.1.11. Identify the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons in an atom of an isotope based on its atomic number and atomic mass.
3202.1.13. Use the periodic table to determine the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons in an isotope of an element.
3202.1.14. Use the periodic table to identify the characteristics and properties of metals, non-metals, and metalloids.
3202.1.15. Label a periodic table with oxidation numbers of main group elements, identify elements likely to form ions and use information to construct formulas for compounds.
3202.1.16. Classify a substance as an element or compound based on its chemical formula or symbol.
3202.1.17. Explain ionic and covalent bonding based on the oxidation numbers of the elements in a compound.
3202.1.18. Investigate physical and chemical changes in a laboratory setting.
3202.1.19. Balance simple chemical equations, identifying the reactants, products, and proper coefficients.
3202.1.2. Describe and illustrate the physical differences among solids, liquids, and gases in terms of their mass, volume, density, shape, and particle arrangement.
3202.1.20. Predict the products of common chemical reactions.
3202.1.21. Use models to represent chemical reactions as synthesis, decomposition, single-replacement, and double-replacement.
3202.1.22. Describe synthesis, decomposition, single-replacement, and double-replacement reactions using equations.
3202.1.23. Describe how chemical symbols and balanced chemical equations illustrate the Law of Conservation of Mass/Energy.
3202.1.24. Observe and measure temperature changes to distinguish between endothermic and exothermic reactions.
3202.1.26. Conduct, analyze, and communicate the results of an experiment that demonstrates the relationship between temperature and volume of a gas.
3202.1.3. Use appropriate units to measure or calculate the mass and volume of substances.
3202.1.6. Identify substances as homogeneous or heterogeneous mixtures.
3202.1.8. List the three major subatomic particles and distinguish among their location, charges, and relative masses.
3202.1.9. Distinguish between atomic number and atomic mass.
CLE 3202.1. Course Level Expectations CLE 3202.1.1. Explore matter in terms of its physical and chemical properties.
CLE 3202.1.10. Distinguish among acids, bases, and neutral substances.
CLE 3202.1.2. Describe the structure and arrangement of atomic particles.
CLE 3202.1.3. Characterize and classify elements based on their atomic structure.
CLE 3202.1.4. Investigate chemical and physical changes.
CLE 3202.1.5. Evaluate pure substances and mixtures.
CLE 3202.1.6. Distinguish between common ionic and covalent compounds.
CLE 3202.1.7. Construct chemical formulas for common compounds.
CLE 3202.1.8. Investigate relationships among the pressure, temperature, and volume of gases and liquids. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Gases
CLE 3202.1.9. Apply the Laws of Conservation of Mass/Energy to balance chemical equations.
SPI 3202.1. State Performance Indicators SPI 3202.1.1. Distinguish among states of matter in terms of energy, volume, shape, particle arrangement, and phase changes. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Heat
SPI 3202.1.10. Classify chemical bonds in a compound as ionic or covalent.
SPI 3202.1.11. Construct the chemical formula of a compound using the periodic table.
SPI 3202.1.12. Identify the reactants and products in a chemical equation, and balance equations using proper coefficients.
SPI 3202.1.13. Predict the products of common chemical reactions, given the reactants.
SPI 3202.1.14. Distinguish among synthesis, decomposition, single-replacement, double-replacement, and combustion reactions.
SPI 3202.1.15. Explain the Law of Conservation of Mass/Energy in terms of a balanced chemical equation.
SPI 3202.1.16. Distinguish between endothermic and exothermic reactions.
SPI 3202.1.2. Name, measure, and describe the physical properties of substances.
SPI 3202.1.3. Compare different types of mixtures.
SPI 3202.1.4. Distinguish between examples of common elements and compounds.
SPI 3202.1.5. Compare the properties of metals, metalloids, and nonmetals.
SPI 3202.1.6. Determine the composition of an atom and the characteristics of its subatomic particles.
SPI 3202.1.7. Explain the interrelationship between pressure, temperature, and volume of gases. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Gases
SPI 3202.1.8. Distinguish between physical and chemical changes in matter.
SPI 3202.1.9. Use information about an element's position in the periodic table to determine the charge of its ions.
CS.3202.2. Energy: Various forms of energy are constantly being transformed into other types without any net loss of energy from the system. GQ.3202.2. What basic energy related ideas are essential for understanding the dependency of the natural and man-made worlds on energy? 3202.2. Checks for Understanding 3202.2.1. Investigate energy transfer through waves and particles.
3202.2.10. Investigate Ohm's law to design and build a simple circuit.
3202.2.3. Investigate the characteristics of light energy and sound energy. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Light Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Sound
3202.2.4. Compare and contrast the four types of wave interactions.
3202.2.5. Explore heat as a form of energy that may be transferred between materials.
3202.2.6. Identify the boiling and freezing points of water in the Celsius, Fahrenheit, and Kelvin temperature scales. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Heat
3202.2.7. Design and conduct an activity to demonstrate the conservation of heat energy during temperature changes.
3202.2.8. Investigate the relationships among kinetic, potential, and total energy within a closed system. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Heat
3202.2.9. Solve problems related to voltage, resistance, and current in a series circuit.
CLE 3202.2. Course Level Expectations CLE 3202.2.1. Investigate the properties and behaviors of mechanical and electromagnetic waves.
CLE 3202.2.2. Explore and explain the nature of sound and light energy. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Light Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Sound
CLE 3202.2.3. Examine the applications and effects of heat energy. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Heat
CLE 3202.2.4. Probe the fundamental principles and applications of electricity.
CLE 3202.2.6. Investigate the Law of Conservation of Energy.
SPI 3202.2. State Performance Indicators SPI 3202.2.1. Classify waves as transverse or longitudinal.
SPI 3202.2.11. Solve problems regarding heat, mass, specific heat capacity, and temperature change. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Heat
SPI 3202.2.2. Distinguish between mechanical and electromagnetic waves.
SPI 3202.2.3. Distinguish between wavelength, frequency, and amplitude.
SPI 3202.2.4. Identify the boiling and freezing points of water using Celsius, Fahrenheit, or Kelvin scales. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Heat
SPI 3202.2.5. Compare and contrast sound and light waves. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Light Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Sound
SPI 3202.2.6. Distinguish among wave reflection, refraction, diffraction, and interference.
SPI 3202.2.7. Classify heat transfer as conduction, convection, or radiation.
SPI 3202.2.8. Identify a scenario that illustrates the Law of Conservation of Energy.
SPI 3202.2.9. Solve application problems related to voltage, resistance, and current in a series circuit (V=IR).
CS.3202.3. Motion: Objects move in ways that can be observed, described, predicted, and measured. GQ.3202.3. What causes objects to move differently under different circumstances? 3202.3. Checks for Understanding 3202.3.1. Demonstrate the relationship between speed and velocity.
3202.3.2. Create models that represent Newton's three laws of motion.
3202.3.3. Evaluate scenarios that illustrate Newton's three laws of motion.
3202.3.4. Investigate the Law of Conservation of Momentum.
3202.3.5. Research the historical development of the laws of motion.
3202.3.6. Collect data to construct, analyze, and interpret graphs for experiments that involve distance, speed, velocity, and time.
3202.3.7. Solve problems related to velocity, acceleration, force, work, and power.
CLE 3202.3. Course Level Expectations CLE 3202.3.1. Investigate the relationships among speed, position, time, velocity, and acceleration.
CLE 3202.3.2. Investigate and apply Newton's three laws of motion.
CLE 3202.3.3. Examine the Law of Conservation of Momentum in real world situations.
SPI 3202.3. State Performance Indicators SPI 3202.3.1. Distinguish between speed and velocity.
SPI 3202.3.2. Relate inertia, force, or action-reaction forces to Newton's three laws of motion.
SPI 3202.3.3. Distinguish among the concepts inherent in Newton's three laws of motion.
SPI 3202.3.4. Interpret a position-time graph for velocity or a velocity-time graph for acceleration.
SPI 3202.3.5. Solve application problems related to velocity, acceleration, force, work, and power using appropriate units of measurement (v=d/t, F=ma, W=Fd, and P=W/t).
SPI 3202.3.6. Choose a correct representation of the Law of Conservation of Momentum.
CS.3202.4. Forces In Nature: Everything in the universe exerts a gravitational force on everything else; there is interplay between magnetic fields and electrical currents. GQ.3202.4. What are the scientific principles that explain gravity and electromagnetism? 3202.4. Checks for Understanding 3202.4.1. Demonstrate the effect of gravity on objects.
3202.4.2. Explore the difference between mass and weight.
3202.4.3. Design, demonstrate, and explain simple and compound machines.
3202.4.4. Gather and analyze data and solve problems related to mechanical advantage and efficiency of simple machines.
CLE 3202.4. Course Level Expectations CLE 3202.4.1. Explore the difference between mass and weight.
CLE 3202.4.3. Demonstrate the relationships among work, power, and machines.
SPI 3202.4. State Performance Indicators SPI 3202.4.1. Distinguish between mass and weight using SI units.
SPI 3202.4.2. Identify the effects of gravitational force on a falling body or satellite.
SPI 3202.4.3. Identify various types of simple machines.
SPI 3202.4.4. Recognize the simple machines found in a compound machine.
SPI 3202.4.5. Solve application problems related to mechanical advantage and the efficiency of simple machines, given appropriate equations (MA=FO/FI and Eff=WO/WI).
CS.3202.Inq. Inquiry: Understandings about scientific inquiry and the ability to conduct inquiry are essential for living in the 21st century. GQ.3202.Inq. What tools, skills, knowledge, and dispositions are needed to conduct scientific inquiry? 3202.Inq. Checks for Understanding 3202.Inq.2. Conduct scientific investigations that include testable questions, verifiable hypotheses, and appropriate variables to explore new phenomena or verify the experimental results of others.
3202.Inq.3. Select appropriate tools and technology to collect precise and accurate quantitative and qualitative data.
3202.Inq.4. Determine if data supports or contradicts a hypothesis or conclusion.
3202.Inq.5. Compare or combine experimental evidence from two or more investigations.
3202.Inq.6. Recognize, analyze, and evaluate alternative explanations for the same set of observations.
CLE 3202.Inq. Course Level Expectations CLE 3202.Inq.3. Use appropriate tools and technology to collect precise and accurate data.
CLE 3202.Inq.4. Apply qualitative and quantitative measures to analyze data and draw conclusions that are free of bias.
CLE 3202.Inq.5. Compare experimental evidence and conclusions with those drawn by others about the same testable question.
SPI 3202.Inq. State Performance Indicators SPI 3202.Inq.2. Analyze the components of a properly designed scientific investigation.
SPI 3202.Inq.3. Determine appropriate tools to gather precise and accurate data.
SPI 3202.Inq.5. Defend a conclusion based on scientific evidence.
SPI 3202.Inq.6. Determine why a conclusion is free of bias.
SPI 3202.Inq.7. Compare conclusions that offer different, but acceptable explanations for the same set of experimental data.
CS.3202.Math. Mathematics: Physical science applies mathematics to investigate questions, solve problems, and communicate findings. GQ.3202.Math. What mathematical skills and understandings are needed to successfully investigate physical science? 3202.Math. Checks for Understanding 3202.Math.10. Collect, represent, and describe linear and nonlinear data sets developed from the real world.
3202.Math.11. Make predictions from a linear data set using a line of best fit.
3202.Math.12. 1nterpret a data set using appropriate measures of central tendency.
3202.Math.13. Choose, construct, and analyze appropriate graphical representations for a data set.
3202.Math.3. Apply and interpret rates of change from graphical and numerical data.
3202.Math.4. Analyze graphs to describe the behavior of functions.
3202.Math.5. Interpret results of algebraic procedures.
3202.Math.6. Model real-world phenomena using functions and graphs.
3202.Math.9. Make decisions about units, scales, and measurement tools that are appropriate for problem situations involving measurement.
CLE 3202.Math. Course Level Expectations CLE 3202.Math.2. Utilize appropriate mathematical equations and processes to solve basic physics problems.
SPI 3202.Math. State Performance Indicators SPI 3202.Math.2. Perform operations on algebraic expressions and informally justify the procedures chosen.
SPI 3202.Math.3. Interpret graphs that depict real-world phenomena.
SPI 3202.Math.5. Use concepts of length, area, and volume to estimate and solve real-world problems.
SPI 3202.Math.6. Demonstrate an understanding of rates and other derived and indirect measurements (e.g., velocity, miles per hour, revolutions per minute, cost per unit).
CS.3202.T/E. Technology and Engineering: Society benefits when engineers apply scientific discoveries to design materials and processes that develop into enabling technologies. GQ.3202.T/E. How do science concepts, engineering skills, and applications of technology improve the quality of life? 3202.T/E. Checks for Understanding 3202.T/E.1. Select appropriate tools to conduct a scientific inquiry.
3202.T/E.4. Present research on current engineering technologies that contribute to improvements in our daily lives.
CS.3204.1. The Universe: The cosmos is vast and explored well enough to know its basic structure and operational principles. GQ.3204.1. What big ideas guide human understanding about the origin and structure of the universe, Earth's place in the cosmos, and observable motions and patterns in the sky? 3204.1. Checks for Understanding 3204.1.1. Identify the components of the universe: black holes, galaxies, nebulae, solar systems, stars, planets, meteors, comets, and asteroids.
3204.1.10. Predict tidal conditions based upon the position of the earth, moon, and sun.
3204.1.11. Describe the relationship between the mass of an object and the its gravitational force.
3204.1.13. Understand how telescopes and spectroscopy manipulate light to reveal information about the universe.
3204.1.15. Research Tennessee's contribution to earth and space science.
3204.1.2. Compare explanations for the origin of the universe: Big Bang, nucleosynthesis, galaxy, and star formation.
3204.1.4. Explain the evolution of a star through stages of its development.
3204.1.6. Explore the role of astronomical events in the earth's history: asteroid/meteor impacts, solar flares, and comets.
3204.1.7. Compare and contrast the earth with other planets in the solar system.
3204.1.8. Investigate the seasonal relationships between the length of the day and the inclination and relative positions of the sun and earth.
3204.1.9. Describe the position of the sun, earth, and moon during eclipses and different lunar phases.
CLE 3204.1. Course Level Expectations CLE 3204.1.2. Examine the components of the solar system.
CLE 3204.1.3. Explore the sun, earth, and moon relationships and their gravitational effects.
CS.3204.2. Energy in the Earth System: Energy cycles drive the earth system. GQ.3204.2. What are the scientific explanations for how energy cycles through the earth system? 3204.2. Checks For Understanding 3204.2.1. Differentiate among the various forms of energy.
3204.2.10. Compare and contrast alternative energy sources and their environmental impact.
3204.2.11. Compare energy sources and heat transfer over geologic time to current patterns of global change. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Climate
3204.2.2. Illustrate three types of energy transfer: radiation, conduction, and convection.
3204.2.3. Describe different types of energy resources: fossil fuels, solar, geothermal, nuclear, wind, and hydroelectric.
3204.2.4. Distinguish between renewable and nonrenewable resources in terms of resource conservation.
3204.2.6. Explore three primary sources of internal energy: gravitational energy from the earth's original formation, friction, and radioactive decay.
3204.2.8. Describe the energy transfer associated with different geologic events: mantle convection, rock cycle, wind, and ocean currents. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Oceans
3204.2.9. Describe the human impact of large scale energy transfer events: hurricanes, photosynthesis, earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis.
CLE 3204.2. Course Level Expectations CLE 3204.2.1. Investigate the principal sources of energy.
CLE 3204.2.2. Explore pathways of energy transfer.
CLE 3204.2.3. Evaluate alternative energy sources.
CS.3204.3. Cycles in the Earth System: The earth system consists of interrelated subcycles that act over extended periods of geologic time. GQ.3204.3. What are the subcycles of the earth system and how do they interact? 3204.3. Checks for Understanding 3204.3.1. Use models to explain the theory of plate tectonics.
3204.3.10. Describe the impact of water on the evolution of landforms.
3204.3.11. Collect and interpret basic weather data from meteorological instruments: thermometer, rain gauge, and barometer.
3204.3.12. Analyze weather map data to make simple predictions.
3204.3.13. Explain the oxygen/carbon dioxide, nitrogen, and carbon biogeochemical cycles.
3204.3.14. Recognize the connection between geologic processes such as floods, earthquakes, volcanoes, acid rain, global warming and human activities. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Climate
3204.3.16. Interpret topographic maps.
3204.3.17. Relate current global patterns such as sea level change and geographic climate shifts to events that occurred during the earth's distant past.
3204.3.2. Apply mantle convection currents to distinguish between divergent and convergent plate boundaries.
3204.3.3. Explain and map the relationship between plate tectonics and mountain building, volcanoes, and earthquakes.
3204.3.4. Distinguish between minerals and rocks.
3204.3.5. Identify minerals according to their physical properties.
3204.3.6. Distinguish among sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks.
3204.3.7. Interpret a diagram of the rock cycle.
3204.3.8. Explain a model of the hydrologic cycle.
3204.3.9. Distinguish between mechanical and chemical weathering.
CLE 3204.3. Course Level Expectations CLE 3204.3.1. Explain the components of the tectonic cycle.
CLE 3204.3.2. Investigate the rock cycle.
CLE 3204.3.3. Analyze the hydrologic cycle.
CLE 3204.3.4. Interpret data related to the atmospheric cycle.
CLE 3204.3.5. Differentiate among the geochemical cycles.
CLE 3204.3.6. Evaluate the impact of living organisms on earth system cycles.
CLE 3204.3.7. Investigate how maps can be used to interpret changes in the earth system.
CLE 3204.3.8. Relate earth system cycles to past and current patterns of global change.
CS.3204.4. Geologic History: The earth has changed over a long period and global change is a continuation of this evolutionary process. GQ.3204.4. What is the scientific evidence for the evolution of earth and life on earth? 3204.4. Checks for Understanding 3204.4.2. Differentiate between absolute and relative time.
3204.4.3. Compare and contrast how relative and absolute dating techniques are used to interpret the advance of geologic history.
3204.4.4. Construct a geologic timetable for the evolution of earth and the history of life.
3204.4.5. Interpret evidence for plate tectonics such as the fossil record, mountain range formation, rock strata, paleomagnetism, paleoclimates, and configuration of the continents.
3204.4.6. Recognize that fossils contained in sedimentary rock provide evidence of past life forms, changes in life forms, and environmental change.
3204.4.7. Determine the relative age of fossils in sedimentary rock.
3204.4.8. Interpret the sequence of rock strata using superposition, cross-cutting relationships, inclusions, the fossil record, and absolute dating techniques.
3204.4.9. Predict how an environmental change might influence the development of new species or cause the extinction of an existing species.
CLE 3204.4. Course Level Expectations CLE 3204.4.1. Interpret the nature of geologic time.
CLE 3204.4.2. Investigate the evolution of the earth.
CLE 3204.4.3. Interpret the fossil record for evidence of biological evolution.
CS.3204.Inq. Inquiry: Understandings about scientific inquiry and the ability to conduct inquiry are essential for living in the 21st century. GQ.3204.Inq. What tools, skills, knowledge, and dispositions are needed to conduct scientific inquiry? 3204.Inq. Checks for Understanding 3204.Inq.1. Trace the historical development of a scientific principle or theory, such as plate tectonics, evolution of the cosmos, and global change.
3204.Inq.2. Conduct scientific investigations that include testable questions, verifiable hypotheses, and appropriate variables to explore new phenomena or verify the experimental results of others.
3204.Inq.3. Select appropriate tools and technology to collect precise and accurate quantitative and qualitative data.
3204.Inq.5. Compare or combine experimental evidence from two or more investigations.
CLE 3204.Inq. Course Level Expectations CLE 3204.Inq.3. Use appropriate tools and technology to collect precise and accurate data.
CLE 3204.Inq.4. Apply qualitative and quantitative measures to analyze data and draw conclusions that are free of bias.
CS.3204.T/E. Technology and Engineering: Society benefits when engineers apply scientific discoveries to design materials and processes that develop into enabling technologies. GQ.3204.T/E. How do science concepts, engineering skills, and applications of technology improve the quality of life? CLE 3204.T/E. Course Level Expectations CLE 3204.T/E.3. Explain the relationship between the properties of a material and the use of the material in the application of a technology.
CS.3205.1. Maps: Maps represent earth's landforms and provide tools for studying geologic processes. GQ.3205.1. What geologic features are represented on maps and how can maps provide clues that explain geologic processes? 3205.1. Checks for Understanding 3205.1.1. Identify basic map symbols and legends.
3205.1.10. Identify landforms and determine stream flow direction using a topographic map.
3205.1.11. Use field data to create a topographic map of a landform
3205.1.14. Investigate methods of remote sensing used to measure and monitor the earth's crust.
3205.1.4. Investigate the concept of map scale.
3205.1.5. Determine scaled map distances.
3205.1.6. Explain the concept of elevation.
3205.1.7. Determine the elevations of specific points on a topographic map.
3205.1.8. Construct a 3-D representation of a topographical map that illustrates contour lines.
3205.1.9. Construct an elevation profile from topographic map data
CLE 3205.1. Course Level Expectations CLE 3205.1.1. Read and interpret topographic and geologic maps.
CLE 3205.1.3. Investigate technologies used to create maps.
CLE 3205.1.4. Apply maps for planning purposes and to investigate land-use problems.
CS.3205.2. Matter and Minerals: Minerals are naturally occurring substances formed through geological processes that have characteristic physical and chemical properties. GQ.3205.2. How do minerals form and what are their unique characteristics? 3205.2. Checks for Understanding 3205.2.1. Create a model of an atom based on information found in the periodic table.
3205.2.10. Create a presentation for a mineral that includes its physical properties, an illustration, mining technique, occurrence, and use.
3205.2.11. Explore gems and their importance to man.
3205.2.12. Create a brochure on the mineral resources of Tennessee.
3205.2.2. Classify a substance as an element or a compound.
3205.2.3. Interpret the periodic table to identify groups of elements as reactive or non-reactive metals, nonmetals, or gases.
3205.2.4. Explore the physical and chemical properties of minerals.
3205.2.5. Identify mineral samples using simple physical property tests and a mineral identification table.
3205.2.7. Describe the crystal structure of minerals in terms of atomic size, method of bonding, and the environment.
CLE 3205.2. Course Level Expectations CLE 3205.2.1. Describe how atoms serve as building blocks for all matter.
CLE 3205.2.2. Apply the periodic table to determine the properties of an element.
CLE 3205.2.3. Describe the geologic processes that result in mineral formation.
CLE 3205.2.4. Distinguish between the physical and chemical properties of minerals.
CS.3205.3. The Rock Cycle: The rock cycle explains how different rock types are related to each other and how earth processes transform rocks from one type to another over geologic time. GQ.3205.3. How does the rock cycle explain the origin of different rock types? 3205.3. Checks for Understanding 3205.3.1. Distinguish among sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks.
3205.3.10. Identify the properties of sedimentary rocks such as sandstone, shale, limestone, coquina, coal, and conglomerate.
3205.3.11. Differentiate between foliated and non-foliated metamorphic rocks.
3205.3.12. Compare and contrast regional and contact metamorphism.
3205.3.13. Identify the properties of metamorphic rocks such as gneiss, marble, schist, slate, and quartzite.
3205.3.14. Interpret Bowen's reaction series.
3205.3.15. Describe gradational metamorphism based on index minerals and metamorphic rock types.
3205.3.2. Diagram the rock cycle including the processes involved in the formation of each rock group.
3205.3.3. Recognize that rocks are composed of various combinations of minerals.
3205.3.4. Distinguish between intrusive (plutonic) and extrusive (volcanic) igneous rocks.
3205.3.5. Differentiate among plutonic bodies such as sills, dikes, batholiths, and laccoliths.
3205.3.6. Identify the properties of igneous rocks such as granite, rhyolite, basalt, gabbro, obsidian, and pumice.
3205.3.7. Understand sedimentary processes.
3205.3.8. Distinguish between clastic, chemical, and biogenic textures and processes forming each.
3205.3.9. Identify sedimentary rock features such as stratification, fossils, graded bedding, ripple marks, and mudcracks.
CLE 3205.3. Course Level Expectations CLE 3205.3.1. Identify and differentiate among the three rock groups.
CLE 3205.3.2. Describe the processes responsible for forming the three rock groups.
CLE 3205.3.3. Examine the characteristics of each rock group.
CLE 3205.3.4. Explain the rock cycle.
CS.3205.4. Geologic History: The earth has changed over a long period and global change is a continuation of that evolutionary process. GQ.3205.4. What is the scientific evidence for the evolution of earth and life on earth? 3205.4. Checks for Understanding 3205.4.10. Determine the relative age of fossils in sedimentary rock.
3205.4.11. Interpret the sequence of rock strata using superposition, cross- cutting relationships, inclusions, the fossil record, and absolute data techniques.
3205.4.12. Predict how an environmental change will affect the development of new species or the extinction of an existing species.
3205.4.13. Make a timeline of global change through geologic time such as sea level change, climate change, paleogeographic change, and biotas
3205.4.2. Compare and contrast how relative and absolute dating techniques are used to interpret geologic history.
3205.4.3. Construct a geologic timetable that illustrates the evolution of earth and the history of life.
3205.4.5. Recognize that fossils are found in sedimentary rock.
3205.4.7. Recognize that fossils provide evidence of past life forms, changes in life forms, and past environmental conditions.
3205.4.8. Examine the fossil record to describe the environmental adaptations in a group of organisms.
3205.4.9. Describe the evidence for plate tectonics such as fossil record, mountain ranges, rock strata, paleomagnetism, paleoclimates, and the configuration of continents.
CLE 3205.4. Course Level Expectations CLE 3205.4.1. Interpret the nature of geologic time.
CLE 3205.4.2. Investigate the evolution of earth.
CLE 3205.4.3. Investigate the history of life.
CLE 3205.4.4. Interpret the fossil record for evidence of biological evolution.
CLE 3205.4.6. Investigate the long-term aspects of global change and explain how these events have influenced current global patterns.
CS.3205.5. Plate Tectonics: Plate tectonics is the grand unifying theory of geology. GQ.3205.5. How does the theory of plate tectonics connect all geologic processes and explain major geologic phenomena? 3205.5. Checks for Understanding 3205.5.1. Identify plate boundaries on a diagram.
3205.5.10. Correlate plate movement by plotting the movement of plates over hot spots.
3205.5.2. Match continent boundary shapes to provide evidence of continental drift.
3205.5.3. Identify the earth's layers.
3205.5.4. Identify geologic features associated with divergent, convergent, and transform plate boundaries.
3205.5.5. Identify the evidence for plate tectonics such as paleomagnetism, fossil record, continental boundaries, and hot spots.
3205.5.6. Describe how convection currents drive plate movement.
3205.5.7. Investigate the relationships among volcanoes, earthquake activity, and plate boundaries.
3205.5.8. Distinguish among reverse, normal, and strike-slip faults.
3205.5.9. Distinguish between an anticline and a syncline.
CLE 3205.5. Course Level Expectations CLE 3205.5.1. Describe the major evidence to explain the theory of plate tectonics.
CLE 3205.5.2. Recognize different types of plate boundaries.
CLE 3205.5.3. Explain how convection currents provide the driving mechanism for plate movement.
CLE 3205.5.4. Describe processes associated with volcanoes, earthquakes, and mountain building.
CS.3205.6. Landforms: Geologic processes sculpt the earth into landforms characterized by differences in topography. GQ.3205.6. How do earth's interacting systems produce a variety of landforms? 3205.6. Checks for Understanding 3205.6.1. Recognize that the earth's landforms change over time.
3205.6.10. Explain the processes of grain suspension, saltation, and settling to produce sedimentary deposits.
3205.6.12. Describe delta formation.
3205.6.2. Illustrate the hydrologic cycle and distinguish among condensation, evaporation, precipitation, transpiration, groundwater, runoff, and surface water reservoirs.
3205.6.3. Compare the impact of water, wind, ice, and living things as agents of geologic change.
3205.6.4. Describe landforms associated with deserts, glaciers, shorelines, and rivers.
3205.6.5. Describe groundwater and its characteristics.
3205.6.7. Describe the fluvial processes of erosion and deposition
CLE 3205.6. Course Level Expectations CLE 3205.6.1. Investigate the hydrosphere and how changes in the hydrosphere affect various landforms.
CLE 3205.6.2. Associate the surface processes responsible for various landforms.
CLE 3205.6.3. Describe the characteristics of groundwater and explain how human activities affect groundwater quality. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Oceans
CS.3205.Inq. Inquiry: Understandings about scientific inquiry and the ability to conduct inquiry are essential for living in the 21st century. GQ.3205.Inq. What tools, skills, knowledge, and dispositions are needed to conduct scientific inquiry? 3205.Inq. Checks for Understanding 3205.Inq.1. Trace the historical development of a scientific principle or theory, such as plate tectonics, evolution of landforms, and global climate change.
3205.Inq.2. Conduct scientific investigations that include testable questions, verifiable hypotheses, and appropriate variables to explore new phenomena or verify the experimental results of others.
3205.Inq.3. Select appropriate tools and technology to collect precise and accurate quantitative and qualitative data.
3205.Inq.5. Compare or combine experimental evidence from two or more investigations.